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Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Oct 2018 5:38 p.m. PST

Looks like Batgirl is all grown up.

And, now, apparently, in a break from her storyline in the olde TV series, she is now a lesbian:



I suspect it will only be a matter of time before Bruce Wayne/Batman has competition for Catwoman's affections.

A love triangle that could prove to be quite complicated……

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP09 Oct 2018 5:44 p.m. PST

Hmm, I wouldn't say it's a break, it wasn't contra-indictated in the olde TV character.

cavcrazy09 Oct 2018 6:20 p.m. PST

And this has what to do with wargaming?

Scum123409 Oct 2018 6:32 p.m. PST

It's a different character. Been around for years. But good job on doing the barest minimum of research.

Coelacanth Supporting Member of TMP09 Oct 2018 6:48 p.m. PST

Batwoman (Kate Kane) is a different character than Batgirl (Barbara Gordon). This being superhero comics, it's a lot more convoluted than that.

"What has this to do with wargaming?" This.


Winston Smith09 Oct 2018 7:43 p.m. PST

Who cares?

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Oct 2018 9:31 p.m. PST

Background for scenarios and plot twists, of course.

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP09 Oct 2018 10:07 p.m. PST

Yuppers, have to know how to trap the heroes!

Lonkka1Actual09 Oct 2018 11:56 p.m. PST

What does her sexual orientation have to do with anything?
Let alone miniature gaming.

WarWizard10 Oct 2018 5:28 a.m. PST

I always thought the Batwoman character would make a great subject for a TV series of movie.

Winston Smith10 Oct 2018 7:28 a.m. PST

Google and Wikipedia are your friends.
Batwoman is a totally different character than Batgirl. Batgirl was the daughter of Commissioner Gordon. I think. Batwoman was Katy Kane.
A new editor in 1964 totally eliminated a whole slew of extraneous "Bat" people. This included Batgirl, Batwoman etc.
In 1985 it was retconned that Batwoman never existed.
Then around 2005, Batwoman was re-introduced, again as Katherine Kane. And she came back, in 2005, as lesbian. That's 13 years ago.

This happens time and again on TMP. "Guys" who have no clue about a character's complicated soap opera life get … perplexed when a movie character comes out as not white, not straight.
Not long ago, the Earth and Heavens collapsed when Captain Marvel was "revealed" to be a …. girl! (Which Captain Marvel has been since 1975. grin)

I'm also guilty. I was annoyed when Peter Jackson threw in a romance between an elf and a dwarf in The Hobbit. That was most certainly NOT in the book, damn your eyes! grin

What does this have to do with wargaming?
I could say that about half of all topics on TMP.

One more thing. I don't like ANY Batman movie. That whole Dark Knight nonsense is just that. Nonsense.

Personal logo 28mm Fanatik Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2018 7:49 a.m. PST

Been there, done that. What's the big deal?


Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2018 9:19 a.m. PST

As for dwarf and elf romance, since first reading The Lord of the Ring, I always presumed that Legolas and Gimli had a thing going.

Dark Knight, ptooh!

Adam West *is* Batman.
~ , ~

Winston Smith10 Oct 2018 9:33 a.m. PST

Legolas and Gimli did go on vacations together. One room.

Roderick Robertson Fezian10 Oct 2018 10:15 a.m. PST

What really frosted me was the Aragorn/Brego romance plotline.

YouTube link

cavcrazy10 Oct 2018 10:54 a.m. PST

Coelacanth, I stand corrected sir.

Personal logo The Beast Rampant Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2018 12:40 p.m. PST

I'm also guilty. I was annoyed when Peter Jackson threw in a romance between an elf and a dwarf in The Hobbit.

That's all you could find wrong in that mess?

Adam West *is* Batman

Kevin Conroy is Batman.

14Bore10 Oct 2018 1:56 p.m. PST

Peter Jackson committed many crimes against LoTR

Cacique Caribe10 Oct 2018 3:12 p.m. PST

"Kevin Conroy is Batman"

Kevin who? Never heard of him.


Muncehead10 Oct 2018 3:41 p.m. PST

Kevin Conroy did Batman's voice in the animated series and a lot of the animated films too.

Personal logo 28mm Fanatik Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2018 5:48 p.m. PST

I thought Bruce Wayne is Batman.

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2018 6:51 p.m. PST

I do confess to not keeping up with, or even being interested in the arcane history of comic-book characters.

I did find the announcement interesting though, since it offers up lots of possible plot twists for various games.

Legion 416 Oct 2018 8:38 a.m. PST

When I was a kid, I thought Batgirl[Yvonne Craig] in the '60s' Batman TV series was pretty darn "hot" ! evil grin

Cacique Caribe30 Oct 2018 11:07 p.m. PST

Yvonne was a big crush of mine.


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