DC Offers Batgirl and Catwoman Actual Superpowers

Batgirl/Barbara Gordon and Catwoman/Selina Kyle each get distinctive superpowers in a preview for the most recent chapter of the DC/RWBY crossover.

DC/RWBY #3 comes from author Marguerite Bennett, artist Soo Lee, colorist Marissa Louise and letterer Morgan Martinez. Within the present crossover sequence, the world of RWBY has collided with the DC Universe after a bunch of monsters known as Grimm go away Remnant and start wreaking havoc in Gotham Metropolis. The journey to cease the Grimm has led the heroes to Arkham Asylum, the place they realized the Joker had merged with Nuckelavee.


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DC/RWBY #2 defined that RWBY’s presence within the DC Universe have additionally given some characters sudden superpowers. “In our world — Remnant — these with souls have semblances, a particular — effectively I suppose you’d name it a superpower, “Group RWBY instructed Batman within the problem. “Because the Grimm — the horrible black-and-white monsters from our world — unfold, they’re contaminating folks with the pure legal guidelines of Remnant. Such because the possession of a semblance.” Batman’s new energy permits him to anticipate sure occasions and assaults earlier than they really occur, whereas Alfred (who’s at present nonetheless lifeless in DC’s predominant continuity following the occasions of Batman #77 by Tom King, Mikel Janin, and Tony S. Daniel) obtained the flexibility to manifest no matter he wants out of skinny air.

What Are Catwoman and Batgirl’s New Superpowers?

A preview offered by DC for DC/RWBY #3 reveals Catwoman and Batgirl additionally now have superpowers because of RWBY’s presence. Batgirl explains she will be able to now contact any object or merchandise and instantly perceive its historical past. “Ruby, you constructed this scythe while you had been fourteen, with the assistance of your Uncle Qrow,” she demonstrates. Catwoman, in the meantime, reveals off her new means to duplicate objects. “I might have infinite diamonds with out stealing one!” she tells Batman. “The place’s the enjoyable, apart from tanking the world financial system?” Nightwing, too, says he is been given powers; nonetheless, his seem like restricted to “inspiration.”

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The synopsis for DC/RWBY #3 reads, “Compelled to retreat from Arkham Asylum and Gotham Metropolis after they have been overrun by Grimm, Group RWBY finds refuge with Surprise Girl and the Amazons on Themyscira. However because the world continues to vary with the women’ presence right here on Earth, who introduced Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang right here within the first place?”

DC/RWBY #3 options cowl artwork by Meghan Hetrick and variant cowl artwork by Mirka Andolfo. The difficulty releases on April 25, 2023, from DC.

Supply: DC