"This is a case of Less is More."
A one-shot in Batman Chronicles 9 in which Batman and
Catwoman are only minor characters but what a stunningly memorable
appearance it was, confirming the rooftop games we all suspected
Batman and Robin come upon Catwoman at an establishment that is
really beneath what we would expect of her (hm, almost as
if the meeting was prearranged.) Batman tackles her and pins
her in two of the most provocative panels seen of them at the time,
outside of fan art, and tells Robin to "Go... Round up some
evidence." Robin's adventures meeting up with Batgirl
make up the bulk of the tale, and when he returns, Catwoman has, er,
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Another one-shot, this time a series of silent dialogueless
vignettes revealing each member of the Batman-family's hidden
desires. The action opens with Catwoman stealing a necklace
from under Batman's nose (indicating yes, she is part of "The Bat
Family") and comes full circle when he arrives back at the cave, and
after Alfred and Robin have departed, he removes his mask and
settles in for a little video-watching: Catwoman burglaries.
Something about the way he is reclined in that chair and the
placement of the hand over his utility belt, he's clearly watching
for recreational rather than professional purposes.
"(Devin's early work) picked up on something more nuanced than
the big brassy Catwoman-centric comics did. (She showed) a promise
with Batman and Catwoman that never manifested when she got to
actually write them."
~ Chris Dee, who built on both episodes in the the early
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