The Fight That Catwoman and Batman Have Been Having Their Whole Lives (Batman Annual #2 Spoilers)

The argument began in Batman #15 but felt it had been running longer.

The Fight That Catwoman and Batman Have Been Having Their Whole Lives (Batman Annual #2 Spoilers)

Did Batman and Catwoman meet on a boat or on the street?
Ah yes, I remember it well. Ah yes, I remember it well. The Fight That Catwoman and Batman Have Been Having Their Whole Lives (Batman Annual #2 Spoilers)

Ah yes, I remember it well. The Fight That Catwoman and Batman Have Been Having Their Whole Lives (Batman Annual #2 Spoilers)

These two versions refer to two first appearances of Catwoman. The first from Batman #1, as Batman proves himself the world's greatest detective by looking at womens' legs.

The Fight That Catwoman and Batman Have Been Having Their Whole Lives (Batman Annual #2 Spoilers)

Before sending his young friend to do the dirty, then invading her personal space. And inteoducing quite the phrase into the Batman lexicon.

The Fight That Catwoman and Batman Have Been Having Their Whole Lives (Batman Annual #2 Spoilers)

But from the beginning they were smitten.

The Fight That Catwoman and Batman Have Been Having Their Whole Lives (Batman Annual #2 Spoilers)

…in their own ways, And then from Batman Year One, controversially recreated as a sex worker. Again, that's mentioned as much as "papa spank" now…

The Fight That Catwoman and Batman Have Been Having Their Whole Lives (Batman Annual #2 Spoilers)

With Bruce Wayne get to find his gear.The Fight That Catwoman and Batman Have Been Having Their Whole Lives (Batman Annual #2 Spoilers)

But keeping up the moves.The Fight That Catwoman and Batman Have Been Having Their Whole Lives (Batman Annual #2 Spoilers)

And bringing a Selina Kyle into the fray.

So was it the boat or the street?

Today in Batman Annual #2 by Tom King, Lee Weeks and Michael Lake, and already receiving considerable attention, we get the full history of Batman and Catwoman… well, from Day Two at least. Discovering the batcave and stealing the Batmobile. Sneaking into Wayne manor and stealing a pen. And then beating him up and stealing his heart…

The Fight That Catwoman and Batman Have Been Having Their Whole Lives (Batman Annual #2 Spoilers)

But still with the same old argument.The Fight That Catwoman and Batman Have Been Having Their Whole Lives (Batman Annual #2 Spoilers) And they are never going to let it go. Ever.The Fight That Catwoman and Batman Have Been Having Their Whole Lives (Batman Annual #2 Spoilers)

Enjoy Batman Annual #2. Enjoy it more, knowing where it came from. Talking of which…

The Fight That Catwoman and Batman Have Been Having Their Whole Lives (Batman Annual #2 Spoilers)

BATMAN ANNUAL #2
(W) Tom King (A) Michael Lark (A/CA) Lee Weeks
Travel back in time with us to see the early days of the Bat and the Cat. What was Bruce and Selina's first date? How did this rivalry blossom into romance, and then go right back to being a rivalry again? Tom King reteams with his BATMAN/ELMER FUDD collaborator Lee Weeks to show us a little young love with capes and cowls. And a little crimefighting, too.In Shops: Nov 29, 2017
SRP: $4.99

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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