347 – Kitty Car

In Detective Comics #122 (February 1947), the Catwoman returns again to plague Gotham City with her “black cat” crimes. Her “Kitty Car” is introduced which seems to have more power and gadgetry than the Batmobile… how?!? The story also brings back her black hair, I guess she got tired of being a blonde while in […]

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338 – Catwoman and Mistletoe

The Catwoman continues as a blonde in a Christmas-themed story in Batman #39 (December 1946). Batman and Robin wear white suits to camouflage themselves in the snow. In addition to a smooch under mistletoe, Catwoman also proposes to Batman that they could rule the criminal world, but of course Batman rejects both offers.

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311 – Catwoman o’ Nine Tails

Batman #35 (April 1946) marks only the seventh appearance of Catwoman, but apart from her blonde hair she looks mostly like she would throughout the rest of the Golden Age: Purple mask and matching tight-fitting dress and gloves with a green cape.

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214 – Miss Fury

Miss Fury newspaper strip reprints were collected into a comic book by Timely Comics (the company that became known as Marvel Comics) in December 1942. At first black and white, full color stories started in Issue #2. The character was known as Black Fury in the context of the stories, and I imagine her skin-tight […]

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114 – Two New Bat-Rogues

Before the introduction of Robin only one month earlier, Batman’s rogues gallery consisted of only three villains: Doctor Death, the Mad Monk, and Hugo Strange. In April 1940, DC released Batman #1, its second comic book dedicated to just a single superhero. In it, they recount the Batman’s origin and then feature not one, but […]

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