A Batman Annual And A Batman Retcon
Nora Freis, the frozen wife of Victor Freis, and the inspiration for his transformation into Batman villain Mr Freeze, was introduced in Batman: The Animated Series, before becoming a character in the comic books. Frozen in ice, she was eventually revived by Freeze and Ra'a Al Ghul in the Lazarus Pt, becoming the fire-themed supervillain Lazara.
But that was a whole relaunch ago.
In today's Batman Annual, she becomes something else. Bleeding Cool had mindlessly speculated over a potential piece of "retroactive continuity" at the very heart of Night Of The Owls, that we may see a Talon responsible for the deaths of Bruce Wayne's parents. Well, we get a retcon here, but of a very different variety and one that plunges at the very heart of Mr Freeze's sanity, and grip on reality.
And naturally, for Mr Freeze, it's a very slippery grip.
Batman Annual #1 courtesy of Orbital Comics, London, currently exhibiting a Dan Parent Archie Comics exhibition.