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Gallery Spotlight: Catwoman vs Azrael

February 27, 2013

A companion piece to yesterday’s featured pic: In The Shadow of the Bat,  seasoned readers  of DC Comics may remember the image from the cover of Batman 504 Knightquest: The Crusade.

Catwoman vs Azrael

Catwoman vs Azrael by Paul Cory; DragonCon 2012 inspired by cover of Batman 504 Knightquest: The Crusade © Paul Cory

In Cat-Tales as in DC Comics, the first encounter between Catwoman and Azrael/AzBat/The Imposter/Pheromones/That $@(*! Thing in the Batman costume didn’t go so well.  Unlike in the comics, it wasn’t a forgotten bit of nonsense but is an ongoing plotpoint that continues to affect the relationship between the characters.

“In addition to the flashbacks dealing with the first Catwoman-AzBat meeting in Blueprints and Armchair Detective, Selina’s lingering animosity towards Jean Paul Valley and Azrael are dealt with in Strange Bedfellows where they do manage to work together, String Theory where temporal rifts bring back Az & JP’s maddest and saddest moments from that time, 00000-001 where Jean Paul Valley for all his shortcomings rates a spot in Bruce’s hidden safe, and although the focus is more on Bane, the Knightfall/Knightquest period is touched on most recently and dramatically in The Gotham Rogues.”

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Gallery Spotlight: In the Shadow of the Bat

February 26, 2013

Since the binge on Cosplay Appreciation Day, I took a break from spotlighting some of the stunning photography and costumes featured in our Fan Galleries on the Cat-Tales website, but it’s time to remedy that.  Because some expansion is now underway: new artists coming in, new pieces coming in from old artists, and as a tease of the goodies to come – a pair of cosplay pics from DragonCon 2012 that simply must be seen…

Catwoman in the classicly perfect, iconic and purple Jim Balent costume in the shadow of Azrael Batman

Catwoman: In The Shadow of the Bat

Selina has never had a good relationship with “Pheromones” aka “The Imposter” aka “That thing in the Batman costume” aka AzBat, and it pretty much started with that colossally bad first encounter. In Armchair Detective, Selina relives it almost word-for-word as she races home at the news that Bruce is injured “like some poetic Twilight Zone hell where you’re trapped in the worst night of your life for all eternity.”

Although several readers prefer the flashback from Blueprints, when Fate – or perhaps Karma – very kindly reversed that first meeting for her.  Now living at the manor, as at home in the Batcave as Bruce himself, it is she who is lookng down from a catwalk – into the Batmobile hangar where Jean Paul Valley is doing the Bat-clan a favor, picking up a delivery of jet fuel.

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Gallery Spotlight: Selina’s Lamborghini

October 25, 2012
Selina Kyle on the cover of HNWI with the Lamborghini Reventon

Selina Kyle on the cover of HNWI with the Lamborghini Reventon

Let’s remember that the Selina Kyle of Cat-Tales was tooling around in a Lamborghini in long before Messrs Nolan, Nolan and Goyer put her behind the wheel.  Today’s Spotlight from the Poser Gallery imagines her appearance on the cover of HNWI magazine as depicted in CT53: Short Tales.  (And yes, that would be her Catwoman costume she’s in, which the adorable photographer bought as a driving suit.)

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Gallery Spotlight: Hello, Legs

October 23, 2012
Leggy Purple Catwoman: City of Heroes

City of Heroes

Hello, Legs!  Today’s spotlight for 3D/cgi week is from City of Heroes, and a very leggy kitty she is.

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Gallery Spotlight – Catwoman: Kick Ass

October 17, 2012
Kick Ass Catwoman

Kick Ass Catwoman by Remidar

Nobody Puts Catwoman in a binder.

Eh, I mean, today’s spotlight is Catwoman:Kick Ass by Remidar from her solo gallery, a companion piece to yesterday’s Batman: Patrol.  I know we all like jumping up and down on the hashtag of the moment, but I would really, really advise against trying to stick her in a binder.

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Gallery Spotlight – Catwoman: Whip

October 15, 2012
Catwoman: Whip by Atticus

Catwoman: Whip by Atticus

“Catching me wasn’t the difficulty, as I remember. The problem seemed to be that you didn’t know what to do with me.”

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Gallery Spotlight: Drop It

October 12, 2012
Batman and Catwoman Drop it (drawing, digital) by gaff1229

Batman Drop it (drawing, digital) by gaff1229

It’s a quintessentially Cat-Tales Batman and Catwoman in today’s Gallery Spotlight by gaff1229 entitled “Drop it.”

Why?   Well she’s properly purple and he’s got a lip-twitch.

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