King of the Cats--Karl Kyle, brother to Selina Kyle. An astoundingly obscure Batman villain. Historically, Catwoman was instrumental in having Karl turn himself in to the police. According to the unpublished history of the Morrison DCU, Karl reformed and became a super-hero. Congratulations, Mr. Morrison, you just beat out John Byrne, who previously held the record for Most Obscure Batman Reference, with an appearance by Knight and Squire in Batman and Superman: Generations. Read Full Review
I dont pretend to know how this story fits into the larger overall pattern. No recognizable Sheeda yet in this story, though they have figured into the others Ive read sooner or later. Still, with references to two characters from the seminal SS #0, this story has the most resonance with the overarching themes of the project. That story too had a female protagonist coping with sexual stereotypes and a world wider and weirder than any shed imagined. Unlike Alix, however, she didnt have a bulletproof shell. Read Full Review
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