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Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Ruby Rose Is "Batwoman"



According to VancouverFilm.Net, actress Ruby Rose ("Orange Is The New Black") has been cast to play 'lipstick lesbian', costumed crime-fighter 'Kate Kane' aka 'Batwoman' for The CW's upcoming December 2018 'Arrowverse' crossover event and the network's planned "Batwoman" stand-alone TV series, to be executive produced by Caroline Dries ("The Vampire Diaries"):

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'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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