Cassandra cain s batgirl has become one of the most prominent asian characters to appear in american comic books, and her understated sexuality is notable as being contrary to the common sexual objectification of female characters, especially those of asian descent. Cassandra cain vs ravager i think cass slits roses throat. In this new, actionpacked volume starring cassandra cain, batgirl faces the joker. A bunch of full grown men are standing on sheets of plastic and offered a knife. I really want to read more of cassandra as batgirl ive only read a few barbara issues so far. Despite her lengthy publication history, this is the first ongoing series to feature her as the title character. On comics and graphic novels, a gamefaqs message board topic titled cassandra cain is the worst character butchering in comic book film history. Dc comics new batgirl graphic novel is perfect for ya readers. Mar 26, 20 cassandra cain is the forgotten batgirl. Following the rest of gothams young adults to the hip border district of burnside, barbara sets about building an allnew batgirl and discovers allnew threats preying on her peers. Cassandra was back as batgirl, as part of the league of batgirls. This is kinda odd, it always seemed like lady shiva had a connection to. But the clown prince of crime gets the last laugh when cassandra and spoiler must face a jokerized shadow thief.
I see a lot of parallels between cassandra and laurax23 from this years logan movie. A new female vigilante dawning the crest of the bat is on the rise in gotham city in my fanmade batgirl adventure and featuring catwoman. I like cassandra as batgirl, but i really like stephanie as well. He is the creator of the character cassandra cain, the batgirl who succeeded barbara gordon and who was succeeded herself by stephanie brown, as well as the second green arrow, connor hawke. Shes the least known among the general public and is currently gone from dc comics stories. Aug 07, 2014 in this fourth episode, its time to take a look at a character who has been one of the many to hold the mantle of batgirl, is the daughter of two master assassins and is an all around bad ass. Her strength, stamina, speed and agility exceed that of any human, nonmeta, fighter thus far. New york comic con, and comic book city con, wants to get a batwoman tattoo and write a. Batgirl is an ongoing series edited by dennis oneil. This figure features multiple points of articulation, includes a base and a minireproduction of the comic in which the character first appeared, and is packaged in a 4color deluxe blister.
Dc hosted creative teams and revealed brand new artwork for its young adult graphic novel line, including beast boy, batgirl and batman books. The starring character was cassandra cain, the second woman to hold the. Batman adopted her into the batman family during no mans land, to replace helena bertinelli as batgirl. Art by damion scott, robert campanell, and john lowe. Cassandra cain s final chapter as batgirl closed prior to the start of batman, r. In this fourth episode, its time to take a look at a character who has been one of the many to hold the mantle of batgirl, is the daughter of two. Nov 17, 2014 cassandras version of batgirl is incredibly popular with cosplayers, a tribute from fans who have not forgotten her. Batgirl 2011, the third series featuring barbara gordon, the original woman to bear the title. Not a lot of cassandra cain considering its her book i know, but i thought i needed an intro issue more than a full issue of cassandra cain.
Trained from birth as the ultimate killing machine, cassandra cain found a new life as the fourth batgirl and, eventually, orphan, a cherished part of the batman. Barbara gordon vs cassandra cain comic book speculation and. A birds of prey screenplay is in the works, so there is some plan at wb for some version of barbara gordon regardless if its as batgirl or oracle. The mean streets of gotham city have a number of guardian angels watching over them. Cassandra cains batgirl has become one of the most prominent asian characters to appear in american comic books, and her. Batgirl dc comics cassandra cain kelley puckett run. For a comic line as batman is, dealing with orphans and their struggle to become a family, the casting off of cassandra cain was hypocritical at best and unreasonably cruel at worst. Her strength, stamina, speed and agility exceed that of any human. Cassandra cain also known as cassandra wayne is a fictional superhero appearing in american comic books published by dc comics, commonly in association with the superhero batman.
Character history episode 4 cassandra cain batgirl. After birds of prey, meet the real cassandra cain in shadow of the batgirl comic this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Volume 3 of the cassandra cain batgirl series came out in january of this year, but i havent seen a solicit yet for volume 4. Her father deprived her of speech so she would learn movement and physicality as her first language. The character is one of several who have assumed the role of batgirl, and cassandra cain goes by the name of. A place for fans of dcs comics, movies, fan creations, video games, and anything else related to one of the largest comic book publishers in the world, and home of. Detective comics i decided that it was time to read more about cassandra cain. Read batgirl 2000 comic online free and high quality. Batgirl 2000 comic read batgirl 2000 comic online in.
Cassandra cain batgirl comic books literature for the. In this new, actionpacked volume starring cassandra cain. Prior to one year later, cassandra cain was the following. Featuring weekly comic release discussions, creator amas, a friendly and helpful userbase, and much more. Europe, the balkans cassandra cain almost couldnt believe how such a simple question had put her in the life or death situation she currently found herself. Silent knight and millions of other books are available for amazon kindle. Barbara gordon has always existed between two worlds. Cassandra cain, the batgirl chapter 1, a batman fanfic. Marvel funny marvel dc comics comic book characters comic books batgirl cassandra cain stephanie brown comic book superheroes black bat batman family. But that doesnt mean the lighthearted books stink, or underwhelm. Cass finds out lady shiva is her mom and impales her on a hook.
Since her first appearance, there have been two other women whove taken on the cape and cowl of batgirl. Cassandra cain is a fictional superhero appearing in american comic books published by dc comics, commonly in association with the superhero batman. Cassandra cain is hands down my first choice for so many reason. I read this book 2 times in a row, right off the bat no pun intended. The daughter of two notorious assassins, david cain and lady shiva, cassandra left her father as a child after she killed a man and saw his pain and fear while he died. Martian manhunter jonn jonzz due to his long list of class a powers telekenisis. Europe, the balkans cassandra cain almost couldnt believe how such a simple question had put her in the life or death situation she currently found herself in, some hundreds of miles from home, without friends or allies and about to fight the worlds greatest martial artist, lady shiva, to the death for the second time. Born with the assassins david cain and lady shiva as her parents, she was trained to become the perfect warrior. Barbara gordon redefined what it meant to be a selfmade hero when she crafted her own costume and joined batmans crusade right under her fathers nose. Dc unveils first look at cassandra cain, beast boy ya.
Cassandra cain is the worst character butchering in comic. Awesome looking forward to seeing her as batgirl again. He is the creator of the character cassandra cain, the batgirl who succeeded. A place for fans of dcs comics, movies, fan creations, video games, and anything else related to one of the largest comic book publishers in the world, and home of the worlds greatest superheroes. Upon closer examination, this turned out to be a teenager named charlotte gageradcliffe, who had inherent superpowers, including teleportation. First comic book that i read that has cassandra cain as batgirl. Cassandras version of batgirl is incredibly popular with cosplayers, a tribute from fans who have not forgotten her. Dc batgirlnightwingcatwomanharley quinn comic books artcomic artbatgirl cassandra caindc comicshq dc. I feel like we would have already seen a solicitation for it. Cain raised her, depriving her of speech and human contact throughout her childhood while training her to become the worlds greatest assassin. And one of the firstthe young woman who turned the dynamic duo into the batman familywas batgirl. Jul 05, 2011 prior to one year later, cassandra cain was the following. My general impression of it all is that cassandra cain is a good character and the stories are good but rarely greatbasically. Cain raised her, depriving her of speech and human contact throughout her childhood.
Has there been any indication they wont continue the trades collecting this series. The unofficial dc comics subreddit a place for fans of dcs comics, graphic novels, movies, and anything else related to one of the largest comic book publishers in the world and home of the worlds greatest superheroes. Thought it was cool that she was able to understand peoples moves though. Batgirl tpb 2016 dc cassandra cain as batgirl comic books. Cassandra cain will make her dceu debut in the birds of prey. Dc comics batgirl stephanie brown is back now cassandra. Batgirl is a 17 year old girl with no speech development in her brain, all her life, shes been deprived of speech, and taught to fight instead.
Cassandra cain passes over the batgirl mantle comicnewbies. Religion of batgirl cassandra cain religiously untrained of the groups. Batgirl iv cassandra cain super powers superhero database. Jan 21, 2015 the first stop for newbies in the comic book universe. She never deserved the crappy treatment they gave her. This figure features multiple points of articulation, includes a. Batgirl, a dc comics monthly series published from 20002006, was the first ongoing series to star the character batgirl, who had existed in the comics continuity since 1967. From her new take on the batgirl mythos, to her unusual personal situations, every moment of this book is exciting and interesting. Dc comics batgirl stephanie brown is back now cassandra cain. Batgirl knows how to break bones in a way that is practically impossible to fix, and how to painlessly paralyse people with a nerve strike in game terms, this is a special effect of reducing. My general impression of it all is that cassandra cain is a good character and the stories are good but rarely greatbasically that the character is stronger than the book so i was planning on picking up the first bit of the run when im back issue bin diving. Barbara gordon vs cassandra cain comic book speculation.
Dc unveils first look at cassandra cain, beast boy ya graphic novels. Cassandra is a little girl and her father david cain sets up a camera to tape her performance. Cassandra cain and barbara gordon for a modern audience in shadow of the batgirl and its one of the best books in dc comics ya line. In 2011, ign ranked barbara gordon 17th in the top 100 comic books heroes. Worse, shes unlikely to make a reappearance, as requests to use her by several of dc comics writers, including grant morrison, have been turned down. I always loved the panels in the comic when she and the rest of the batclan were. Glad that she is able to understand what people are saying now. Cassandra cain was created by kelley puckett and damion scott for dc comics. Comic characters cassandra cain video games of the oppressed operation batgirl, inc dick being the big brother that he is, and cass im glad dc brought cassie back. The first stop for newbies in the comic book universe. Operation batgirl, inc this is my list of underrated super heroes in the dc universe. Martian manhunter jonn jonzz due to his long list of class a powers telekenisis, shapeshifting, flying, invisibility, and.427 483 392 1239 1153 704 740 563 1526 1396 435 216 1113 865 1467 23 1019 1390 1329 1357 945 47 385 669 1255 679 1294