Thursday, May 17, 2018

"Arrowverse" - Enter 'Batwoman'

"Arrow" star Stephen Amell has confirmed The CW's December 2018 'Arrowverse' crossover event will introduce a live-action 'Batwoman', based on the DC Comics' character:

"For the very first time, we’ll be fighting alongside 'Batwoman'," said Amell.

"The crossover is going to make it to air in December. 

"I need to leave right now and start filming it..."

According to The CW, "We are adding the city of 'Gotham' into the 'Arrowverse'. 

"This will be another full-throttled, action-packed event..."

'Batwoman' is a wealthy heiress who becomes inspired by the superhero 'Batman' and chooses, like him, to put her wealth and resources towards a campaign to fight crime as a masked vigilante in her home of 'Gotham City'.

Created by writer Edmond Hamilton and illustrator Sheldon Moldoff under the direction of editor Jack Schiff, Batwoman debuted in DC Comics "Detective Comics" #233 (1956)...

...introduced as a love interest for Batman in order to combat the allegations of  homosexuality with his young ward 'Dick'...

...arising from the controversial book "Seduction of the Innocent" (1954).

The character was reintroduced to DC continuity in 2006 as lesbian crime-fighter 'Kate Kane'...

...received her own 'DC Universe Rebirth' title...

...and as of 2017, starred in DC's "Detective Comics".

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