Batwoman Elegy. Greg Rucka, Writer
Publish date: August 1st 2011
Publisher: Titan Publishing Company
Edition language: English
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Badass, Jewish, lesbian superhero? SIGN ME UP.
Bullet Review:Gorgeous art.Compelling story.A lesbian character who isn't a caricature.A female character who kicks ass but still has a soul.A backstory that is heart-wrenching in it's authenticity.Hell yeah, I love it!
Batwoman is a character with a long history but sporadic publication record at DC Comics. The character was first introduced in the Fifties as a response to the speculation that Batman and Robin were homosexuals. Batwoman and Batgirl teased and flirted with Batman and Robin to serve as a reminder th...
Reread 2/26. Gorgeous art, solid writing. I'm not sold on the Circus of Crime (supervillains, eh), but Kate Kane's backstory is terrific. The coloring is also notable: black, white, and red for the Batwoman scenes, autumnal Mucha shades for Kate's civilian life, a little extra fading for childhood...