A little late, but here is my roundup for the Batwoman related news from the San Diego Comic Con!
Some promo material and more have surfaced 😉
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And there were some videos!
A trailer for all the Arrowverse shows:
Well, sadly, nothing much new from Batwoman…only some frames around this scene:
…where Batwoman uses her batgrapple to go after the bad guys (and girls).
Interviews from the unmasked Batwoman and other Arrowverse leads:
And some new info from the producers of the show (with small Spoilers):
– Alice will be the main villain for season 1 (no big surprise, as she is her arch enemy)- In episode 3 they will introduce an interesting villain that wasn’t on TV so far (besides animation), an enemy of Batman. It will be Thomas Elliot aka Hush!
– Burt Ward (Robin from the 60’s Batman TV show!) will have a part in the next crossover
– Supergirl and Batwoman will become close friends (like implied in the last crossover), and should have some episodes together in the future (starting in season 1 or later…)
– The atmosphere will be similar to Arrow Season 1, pretty dark….which fits to Gotham of course 😉
– And like in Arrow Season 1, they try to keep it as realistic as possible
None of the actors of the show were on the panel, since they were too busy shooting and couldn’t make it to the con (unlike the folks from Arrow, Flash, Supergirl etc.).
Other than that they didn’t revealed much interesting stuff.
As much as I like these facts… I did expect more Batwoman news from the ComicCon.
And especially some new video material from the show. And despite some frames in the video in my post above this one….there was nothing.
Many visitors at the Con had the chance the see the complete pilot. I am still jealous! 😉
Ok folks, now that all episodes of the Elseworlds Crossover event were shown, this weeks post will be done today instead of posting it on the usual sunday.
Because nobody should be kept waiting to see this material 😉
I do have two videos and one big picture gallery for you. For the first video I combined all Batwoman scenes in one video and I did the same with the Kate Kane scenes in the second video.
My opinions on all of this can be found on the last part of the post.
I recommend that you watch the video with Kate Kane first, for a better understanding…
All Kate Kane scenes in the Elseworlds Crossover:
All Batwoman scenes in the Elseworlds Crossover:
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*EDIT*: Some additional (HQ-) images that a really nice follower of this blog sent:
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My opinion on the Crossover:
—> In general:
It was a lot of FUN! Many funny scenes, sooo many Easter Eggs (Batman villains, Smallville, Legends of Tomorrow and more) and a pretty good story with some really good action scenes as well. I think it was a good idea to make this years Crossover a little “smaller” with just 3 episodes from 3 shows. I like it when you don’t have too many characters in it. With the Legends of Tomorrow it was a little too much for my taste.
The idea with the alternative realities is pretty cool. It was very interesting to see some of the cast in other roles. The scene with Kate and Kara was very important to introduce Kate to the Arrowverse and give her some depths before presenting Batwoman. And that brings me to my biggest interest in this years crossover….
It is no big surprise to most of you that I have a “thing” for masked women. 😉
So, the idea of bringing Batwoman into the Crossover this year, fueled my anticipation BIG time. Since months I really was looking forward to see her on the screen. Instead of most heroines and villainesses I saw in the past on TV, comics and the internet, Batwoman has a “real” mask. A mask that actually really covers her secret identity (and a wig for even more cover). She is one of my favorites among Batgirl, Catwoman and Black Scorpion. And the idea to introduce Batwoman in the Crossover and (and hopefully!!!) giving her her own TV show next year…..seems fucking fantastic to me!
As I heard that Ruby Rose would play her, I didn’t really know what to think of it. I had seen only very little of her and decided to watch/re-watch more of her the last months (Triple X 3, Wick 2, Resident Evil: Final Chapter, Meg). And now I am very happy about the fact that she got the role. Of course her part wasn’t very big (around 8 Minutes as Batwoman AND Kate Kane), BUT I really think she will/would do a great job in her own TV-series.
The mask/cowl looks fantastic and her costume is pretty good. The Batwoman symbol looks really good on her. Ok, I would tried something with leather and rubber on the suit (like the Batgirl suit from Batman and Robin or Birds of Prey…but perhaps that would have been too much for some folks 😉 )
And that possible TV-series….would be a DREAM coming true for me. Always wanted a big TV show with a masked heroine in the main role. The only other two I know are “Queen of Swords” and “Black Scorpion” and both had only one season each, which lay back quite some time now.
—> Unmasking action:
Well, for less than 4 minutes of Batwoman, I think we got quite a lot!
Kate walks over to her costume and cowl. Really cool to see her standing before it.
And actually Batwoman got UNMASKED by Supergirl. Ok, the mask didn’t come off physically, BUT the very curious Supergirl uses the X-ray vision to see behind the cowl of Batwoman, finding Kate Kane under it.
But nice as Supergirl is, she easily gives up her own secret identity to Batwoman as well. And both already have a strong bond to each other, so they both know they can trust each other with their secrets.
And the possibilities for more unmasking action with Batwoman in that possible TV-show are…..ENDLESS. 🙂
Ok, enough from me for now.
What do you think about the Crossover and especially Batwoman in it?
Leave your comment below!
P.S.: You may have notice the change in the picture headline on top of the blog already… 😉
Ok, only 9 days left until the big crossover event “Elseworlds” starts with Batwoman aka Kate Kane (played by Ruby Rose).
There is still no real trailer out (nothing with more than 30 seconds) but, perhaps this weekend or early next week at the latest.
Until then….I still have something new to show you folks.
2 new pictures with Batwoman have surfaced yesterday:
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These pictures are a great addition!
Love the good look at her mask in the first one. And Stephen Amell (aka “Flash”) looks really….funny/disgusted (?) in this one. Yeah, he isn’t used to female vigilantes with a real mask 😉
Or Batwoman doesn’t want to play along with the other good guys.
On the second picture, someone is standing behind Batwoman, and pretty close. In my fantasy that person is reaching for her mask from behind before getting a massive kick from Batwoman ;-).
Who is that? We will see…..
But in any case, I’m still hyped like hell about Batwoman in this show. Finally a heroine with a perfect disguise on TV. Her secret identity is hidden very well, and no one could possible know who she is without unmasking her.
And that’s exactly like I love it.
Still it isn’t clear if the mask goes around the whole head (back?), but we will see that sooner or later too.
Here is a “extended” teaser/trailer, but that just means that it has 30 seconds instead of 20 😉
Still not a real trailer, but we do see Batwoman and a Batarang!
WOW, that’s so FUCKING GREAT! 😁
Short version: In the next crossover event of the CW shows (The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow) Batwoman AND Gotham City will be introduced!!!! That will be aired in december.
That will bring up great possibilities in the future.:
Perhaps characters like Catwoman and Batgirl as well? Perhaps an own Batwoman Show?
Oh man, this news makes me happy….very, very happy!
I hope they don’t screw up the costume. I want that Batwoman mask from the comics. A big mask that hides her little secret perfectly.
Well, since her mask wasn’t changed in the years in the comics, I hope they just took that version.
Don’t know why I didn’t think about making a video about Overgirl. Overgirl is the nazi version of Supergirl, and she wears a mask. A full face mask with only her hair visible!
She appeared in the 4 episodes crossover event “Crisis on Earth X” with episodes of Supergirl, Arrow, The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow.
In this video I included all major scenes where she appears masked and included all 3 unmaskings (I think that’s all).
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And here is the video:
Well, that crossover with Overgirl really was pretty great for me.
The positive aspects:
I really like Melissa Benoist as Supergirl. And to see her playing an evil version of her was really something. I like the Supergirl costume with the overknee boots, pantyhose and the skirt. Really sexy. And the outfit of Overgirl is really hot as well. Black leather overknee boots, a very stunning costume and the mask. A real mask that hides her secret identity perfect. Pretty much the opposite of Supergirls secret identity where she wears her hair different and put on glasses (well, even if that is at least better than Supermans disguise). That costume with that mask is really fantastic. And I love the dialogue at the beginning (0:28): “Who are you?” – “Come and find out!” – GREAT! Really sexy lines….. 🙂
The negative aspects:
So much I love the fact that she wears a full face mask. The material could be much better. I would put a leather/rubber mask on Melissa Benoist. And the unmasking…..well, that’s pretty much the worst unmasking you can produce! She pushes a button and the mask vanishes….seriously? AHHHHHHHH, how lame is that. And the fact that Overgirl (and the others) are unmasking themselves willingly….really UNCOOL! In my version, where Overgirl has a leather/rubber mask…Supergirl would have fought her, grapped her from behind and would start to rip her mask. Overgirl would stop the unmasking attempt in a long struggle. But later she would be slowly unmasked by Supergirl…
Ok, of course there is a lot of room for improvement. But I get that the producers don’t have an unmasking fetish (normally) like we do. Overall I’m quite happy how it turned out.
Your ideas on Overgirl and her scenes? Feel welcome to leave a comment!