Cassandra Cain, finest often known as the second Batgirl, dons the acquainted Robin “R” in an epic piece of fan artwork imagining her as a Girl Wonder.
The artwork was posted on Twitter by Kara Huset, a comic book ebook and idea artist, in addition to the creator behind Sparrow, a Kickstarter-backed creator-owned venture. The black and white piece reveals Cassandra leaping by means of Gotham’s skyline in a fancy dress combining facets of her stitched-together, hand-wrap-laden Batgirl outfit with the normal Robin vest.
Cassandra’s Role In The Bat Family
Huset’s paintings shortly garnered a whole lot of retweets, 1000’s of likes and coloured variations by different Twitter artists urging DC to rent her. One of Huset’s earliest quote tweets after the paintings was posted was a colour job by Twitter consumer @AudibleSwiftness, which Huset referred to as “amazing.”
Cassandra Cain first debuted in 1999’s Batman #567 and was created by Kelley Puckett and Damion Scott. Appearing in the course of the “No Man’s Land” story arc, which noticed Gotham City was a lawless warzone within the aftermath of a big earthquake, Cassandra served as not solely the primary lady of colour within the Bat Family but in addition a hero who solely communicated by way of physique language.
Trained by her bodyguard father David Cain to behave as the right weapon, Cassandra didn’t know the way to learn, converse or write upon her debut. After changing into a mentee of the unique Batgirl, Barbara Gordon, Cassandra developed these abilities and donned an iconic, mouthless go well with as she fought crime. She additionally obtained a solo collection that confirmed her studying the secrets and techniques of her parentage, together with going through her mom — the world-class murderer Lady Shiva.