In the Silver Age of Comics, to television, to the super heroine Batwoman has gone through many changes and challenges to become one of the greatest icons of the community, LBGTQI+ in the comics. She is, after all, one of the first super-heroine a lesbian to win a series.
Led by Ruby Rose, ” the production Batwomanthe CODE is a part of the Arrowverse, and the premiere in Brazil on Friday (the 17th), at 22h, on HBO. For this reason, we’ve selected five fun facts to get to know better the character is. Check it out:
Founded in 1956 by Bob Kane and Sheldon Moldoff, the character of Kathy Kane, was named in honor of the creator of Batman, Bob Kane. She became a famous super-heroine of Gotham City, as it appeared in the comics in the Morcegão to help in the fight against crime in the area.
To be discontinued in the 1960’s, the character did not have a place in Comics for 50 years after their creation. In 2006, the illustrator, Alex Ross reinvented the heroine, now named Kate Kane, in the mini-series 52, in which the character is jewish and a lesbian. Use the Bruce Wayne or Batman, he’s protecting Gotham city from crime, and in the absence of a super-hero.
2. The sister and the bad guy
In 2009, in charge of Detective ComicsHe explains that He gained a sister, twin of evil, Elizabeth Kane, a member of the secret Religion of Crime, and the more well-known by the code name of Red’s Colleagues. The disturbed relationship between the two sets the very mood of the heroine in the DC comics of that period, She would be taken prisoner and put to death his own father, Colonel Jacob Kane, and in order to have access to the military and the Police of that City.
In the form of Red Alice is inspired by the character from Alice’s adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll. In the TV series, she is played by Rachel Skarsten, who has been in the role of Dinah Lance, the Canary in the Dark, in the series of the Cat-Woman of the year 2002.
3. The relationship with the father
Well, now we know who was the darling of the father. In Detective Comicsthe Colonel, He worked as a coach with Kate, using her skills and experience in the military to help out with the Batwoman to develop strategies to fight crime in Gotham City.
In the series, Dougray ScottHemlock Grove) take on the character.
4. Your sexuality
In 2011, the quadrinistas J. H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman have taken on the task of creating a series of Comics of the Batwoman, which was to become one of the most successful of the AD. Two years later, however, they felt they had to resign to the editor of the comics by having his story be censored. In this version, the heroine, Who He was dating Maggie Sawyer, detective, Gotham City, and both of them were going to get married… to a DC block for the inception of the ceremony in the comic books.
“We were told to abandon the plans of the origins of the Crocodile, forcing it to drastically alter the original ending of our arc, the current one, the one that would provide the means, and the bold, the future hero of the Batwoman; and, most overwhelmingly, banned of the show, Kate and Maggie actually getting married,” wrote the artists in a statement.
After the announcement of the departure of the entire creative team of a comic book, a DC, issued a decision, denying all of the allegations. “As acknowledged by the creators involved, differences in the editorial, the writers of Batwoman had not had anything to do with the sexual orientation of the character,” said the company.
It wasn’t just in the comic books, that she was being discriminated against because of their sexual orientation. In the year 2018, and actress, Ruby Rose, climbing for a living Batwoman, in a crossover between the series Batman, The Arrow and The Flashhas left Twitter after being targeted in a series of homophobic remarks about his line-up as the main actor in the production.
5. Batwoman screens.
The super-heroin is readily available in the video game of the Morcegão, and had a couple of appearances in films and animations, super-hero — but it never gained as much oomph as Catwoman, is already played by Anne Hathway, Michelle Pfeiffer, Halle Berry, among many others.
Already, in the category of sets, from the year 2018, the character has been playing an active role in the Arrowverse, the universe of the heroes in the alternate of DC Comics, passed on by the network, The CW, the series The Arrow, The Flash, Batman, The Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning now Batwoman.
It is also worth mentioning here a rather bizarre and hiperssexualizada the mexican version of heroin, which can be found on the internet. La Mujer Murcielago (It’s A Bat”, in free translation) is a film that is trash, in 1968, with the special effects laughable, and a bad choice of a costume. Check out the trailer:
Now, watch the trailer and to the well-produced series Batwomanin the air, on HBO, every Friday, at 22h:
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