The issue focuses on the Phantom Stranger bringing together Robins from all time periods to help save Batman's life, because "Batman can always rely on Robin"; at the end of the comic, Stranger's sister Madame Xanadu remarks that had the Robins failed, "there is always Batgirl, too", revealing the four Batgirls (Cassie, Barbara Gordon, Bette Kane, and Stephanie Brown). While she's initially in jail, Harley Quinn takes it upon herself to bust her out and keep her safe from Zsasz and his goons. Batgirl Gallery Real Name Cassandra Cain Current Alias Batgirl First appearance Unknown Contents[show] History History of character is unknown. You may very well come out of it with a new appreciation for her and a new favorite character. She is a friend of Barbara Gordon and Stephanie Brown. There, Deathstroke takes on a contract from the Penguin to kill Batgirl and decides to let his daughter, Rose (the current Ravager), do the job instead. Cassandra Cain is a superheroine and former assassin who took on the mantle of Batgirl in the DC Universe. 1. Clayface helps Batwoman, Red Robin, Spoiler, and the injured Orphan escape. At the storyline's conclusion, Cassandra adopts her father's identity of Orphan to continue protecting others.[32]. She tries to fight the team's battles alone and is known for sneaking into Stephanie Brown's and Harper Row's apartments in the middle of the night. Tim and Cassandra engage in a fight which ends when the platform they are fighting on explodes. [16], Bruce Wayne sends Cassandra to Barbara Gordon, currently functioning as Oracle. She has since relaxed a bit and occasionally goes for lighter colours. The cape shows a yellow lining and Cassandra wears a "capsule" utility belt rather than pouches. Paraphernalia Equipment: None known. Posted 8 years ago 14 notes . A telepath "rewires" Cassandra's brain so that she can think with words and use language, but these abilities come at some cost to her ability to read people's body language. Supergirl arrives at the League's Tibetan headquarters to confront Cassandra, where they fight. In The New 52: Futures End, Cassandra appears as a member of the League of Batgirls alongside Stephanie Brown and a young African-American girl named Tiffany Fox (the daughter of Lucius Fox). Believing that Sandra was holding back for Carolyn, Cain murdered Carolyn and lured Sandra into a trap, sparing her life in exchange for giving birth to his child and leaving that child for him to raise. Yikes. And she's good at it. Later, Cassandra approaches Dodge, a wannabe superhero with teleportation powers, wanting him to steal a drug that gives humans metahuman strength in exchange for money. At first, Cassandra only ever dressed in black – and pretty deep black at that. When Batman is attacked by the Colony, she tries to take them on by herself and is left injured and later sedated after leading the Colony into their base. Cassandra then helps Batman control the violence of a gang war in Gotham City. Not centralized like with most people. Cassandra, believing that Batman brought her onto the team for just such a contingency, takes command of the group. However, Cassandra rarely uses any of these devices. Cassandra uses this configuration for her training when in the Clocktower. As a side effect of her father's training, Cassandra's brain developed learning functions different from most. "[36], Her upbringing using body language as her exclusive mode of communication also had the effect of enabling her to "read" minute changes in an opponent's expressions, breathing, muscles, joint position, and center of gravity which in turn allows her to see or "predict" an opponent's moves before they happen. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail. Transportation: None known. In 2000, Cassandra became the first Batgirl to be featured in an eponymous ongoing comic book series. Look—humans can throw a 100 miles-per-hour fastball, smash concrete blocks with their heads, and run 4.2 forties. [9], In July 2010, Cassandra appeared as one of the main characters in a short story written and drawn by Amanda Conner for Wonder Woman #600, where she helps Wonder Woman and Power Girl in a battle against Egg Fu. Instead, she was ignored and unable to speak, being deprived of human contact so that she could eventually become a talented assassin. While on a mission, Green Arrow and Batgirl battle one another and end up gaining an unusual sort of respect for each other. 1 Biography 2 Personality 3 Physical description 4 Abilities 5 Appearances 6 Trivia 7 External Links To be added. If not, she might be a bit of an unknown entity to you unless you've followed her comic history. Upon being asked if Cassandra's characterization was editorially mandated, writer Adam Beechen stated, "When I came to the book, I was told that the first arc would deal with presenting Cassandra as a major new enemy for Robin. Together, they undertake a search for the Batman. She returned in late 2010, where she was shown working as an anonymous agent of Batman in Hong Kong before adopting the new moniker of Black Bat. [7], In February 2008, Dan DiDio revealed during a convention panel that writer Adam Beechen would be writing a "new Batgirl" miniseries. After being taken in by Oracle, the original Batgirl, Cassandra Cain donned the cape and cowl of the all-new Batgirl in 1999's BATMAN #567! I wasn't a fan of the Cassandra Cain Batgirl when I was reading her first appearances twenty years ago, and this reboot doesn't do anything to win me over now. Cassandra's costume as Batgirl is composed of black skin-tight leather. Having gained control of his daughter, Deathstroke recruits her into Titans East, where she resumes the role and costume of Batgirl. When you try to read or write, your brain doesn't know how to keep it cohesive.". Cassandra gathers evidence that indicates that Shiva could be her mother, and seeks her out to confirm this, rejoining the League of Assassins. However, a girl matching Cassandra's appearance did appear briefly as one of Bruce Wayne's assistants in an alternate timeline seen in the Justice League episode \"The Savage Time.\" The creators of the show have stated that this was an uncredited cameo.Cassandra, or rather, Cassie, makes a possible voice only cameo in Batman: Arkham Knight as a voice message on Bruce Wayne's voicemail. After the end of World War II, she returns to her home country to help rebuild and make life better for the young girls there. Most of the 2000 Batgirl ongoing series, as well as the 2008 miniseries, has been collected into trade paperbacks. Batman also offers membership to Green Arrow, who is furious to learn that the former leader of the League of Assassins is on the team as well. A toddler version of Cassandra appears in several issues of Tiny Titans. BATGIRL (CASSANDRA CAIN) 1st App. Like the rest of the Batman family, Cassandra has no superhuman powers. She's one of several characters who have taken up the mantle of Batgirl in the past, in the comic continuity, but right now she's kicking butt and taking names as Orphan, doing her own thing. When pursued by the police, she's arrested, and has no idea what to do but swallow the diamond. Cassandra Cain was created by Kelley Puckett and Damion Scott, first appearing in Batman #567. Cain desired a perfect partner with whom to carry out his assassination pl… Dan Didio commented, "I'm glad to see there was a reaction created, it shows that people care about the character and want to see something happen with her."[44]. During the "No Man's Land" storyline, after Gotham was leveled by an earthquake and isolated, Cassandra Cain saves Commissioner Gordon's life and gains Bruce Wayne's approval, and, eventually, becomes the new Batgirl. Today! Powers and Abilities Powers None known. She does not wear any accessory or jewellery, and goes for tight black jeans, tight black tank tops or sweaters and black running shoes. Too much to coordinate. "[41], In interviews and press conferences,[42] Dan DiDio and others have stated that Cass will "be going back to basics", as in her early adventures before she was able to talk. Her father, David Cain, sends a video of Cassandra's first murder to Bruce Wayne (Batman) attempting to disrupt her status. Many, many people. In the DC Comics Bombshells universe, Cassandra is a Chinese heroine known as Black Bat. Cassandra beats Rose by playing on her emotions to leave her open for a critical strike, giving Deathstroke no choice but to get her medical attention. Check out Cassandra in Birds of Prey when she makes her big screen debut on Feb. 7! [28] During a stakeout at Oswald Cobblepot's nightclub, Cassandra is mocked and berated by Damian, who tells her that he is a better hero and that Bruce likely sent her to Hong Kong as a demotion. Cassandra next surfaces when she is hired by Dark Angel to kill Supergirl and attempts to do so by kidnapping Supergirl's friend, Captain Boomerang. Cassandra's origin story present her as the daughter of assassins David Cain and Lady Shiva. Cassandra next appears on the roster of Titans East once again wearing the Batgirl costume. BATMAN (1940) #567. As a member of Titans East, she has a rematch with the Ravager and a brief confrontation with Robin, after which Robin injects Cassandra with a counter-serum (prepared in case Deathstroke regains control of his daughter), and she is apparently freed from Deathstroke's control and vows to kill Deathstroke to revenge herself.[25]. Batman 567 CGC 9.4. In this anthology comic, Cassandra and Stephanie Brown fight the Hench Master in Bludhaven. [22] He shares her first kiss, and she even visits him at his home in Smallville, though the relationship never becomes serious. She's also illiterate - so getting past these roadblocks has been something of a battle for her, as one could imagine. Cassandra Cain first appeared in Batman #567 (July 1999), written by Kelley Puckett and penciled by Damion Scott (who are generally credited with her invention).[4]. [17] As she had relied completely on this ability to fight, she is unable to effectively fight crime. Cassandra was the first Batgirl to star in her own ongoing Batgirl comic book series, an Asian character who was replaced as Batgirl by Stephanie Brown in a 2009 storyline. The 'Bachelorette' Couple Is Never Short of Surprises, What Happened to Kate Kane? Deathstroke approaches Cassandra and preys on her desire for a loving father as well as her feelings of abandonment. Believing that Sandra was holding back for Carolyn, Cain murdered Carolyn and lured Sandra into a trap, sparing her life in exchange for giving birth to his child and leaving that child for him to raise. She's had a bit of a storied past, to say the least. Her father, David Cain, is portrayed as a character named the "Orphan", who raises Cassandra alone and forces her not to speak but to "listen" to body movements and react accordingly with deadly precision. Having been brought up by Cain deliberately without speech, the communication centers of her brain learned body language instead of spoken or written language. 'Sex Education's Emma Mackey Doesn't Want to Be Compared to Margot Robbie Anymore, Season 1 of 'Bling Empire' Was Filmed Long Before the Coronavirus Pandemic Began, Here's Why 'Promising Young Woman' Had to End With That Shocking Finale (SPOILERS), Did Clare and Dale Actually Break Up? She appears ready to place Shiva in the Lazarus Pit, but Shiva pleads with her not to do so. Cassandra Cain is a superhero in the DC Universe who first appeared in Batman #567 in 1999. However, Deathstroke escapes from the Titans with the help of Inertia, and after the battle is over, Batgirl and Duela Dent both vanish without a word. After she is proclaimed by Nyssa al Ghul as the "One Who Is All", the students of the League are split, half following Shiva, and the others Cassandra. Cassandra's superiority in combat results not just from her excellent physical condition, but from her cognitive functions (the result of her idiosyncratic upbringing) that enables extraordinary feats of coordination as well as perceiving minute changes in an opponent's movements and body language. Later, Batgirl moves to Blüdhaven with Tim Drake (the third Robin) at Batman's suggestion and with his financial support. [9], After Bruce Wayne returns, it is revealed that Cassandra's disillusionment was a ruse, and that she has willingly handed over her Batgirl mantle to Stephanie because she was acting under her mentor's orders in the event of his death or disappearance, and gone undercover, using Tim Drake as a regular contact. 1999 1ST Appearance CASSANDRA CAIN BATGIRL CGC 9.6 and 9.4!. Real Name: Cassandra Cain First Appearance: Batman #567 (July, 1999) Powers: Master martial artist, exceptionally good at reading body language, master of stealth, and incredible negotiator Affiliation: Batman Family, League of Assassins, Outsiders, Young Justice Did You Know: Cassandra Cain is the daughter of an assassin and a martial arts master. [8], In 2009, Cassandra passes the Batgirl identity to Stephanie Brown. Although he is subsequently accused of murder, she and the rest of the team soon realize that he has been manipulated by renegade Elite member Menagerie, who was himself being manipulated by the spirit of Manchester Black as he tried to drive his sister to destroy London. Barbara says she prefers to live alone but since Cassandra is never home and doesn't talk, it is just like living alone. After that, her activities are, so far, a mystery, until she first appears during the "No Man's Land" story arc. When she offered a lipstick to Barbara as a small gift, she naturally chose black. Created by Kelley Puckett and Damion Scott, Cassandra Cain first appeared in Batman #567 (July 1999). 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In the alternate timeline portrayed in the "Titans Tomorrow" storyline in Teen Titans, Cassandra was mentioned as having been murdered by Duela Dent. Details about 1999 DC BATMAN #567 1ST APPEARANCE BATGIRL CASSANDRA CAIN CGC 9.6 NEWSSTAND See original listing. She works with the Batman's old fellow Justice League members Green Arrow and the Flash, and forms a bond with Coldcast, who is the first Leaguer to whom she reveals her identity. When he loses his grip, she tries to save him but fails; he falls to another part of the rooftop. She served as a runner for Oracle when Gotham was in the midst of the No Man’s Land crisis. [1] The character is one of several who have assumed the role of Batgirl, and Cassandra Cain goes by the name of Orphan in DC Comics' current continuity. Cassandra uses swords that emit red sun energy which strips away Supergirl's powers. Batman #567 1st Appearance of Cassandra Cain Batgirl NM- condition: Condition:--not specified. After the birth of Cassandra, Sandra set out to become Lady Shiva. As Cassandra would rather be "perfect for a year" instead of "mediocre for a lifetime", she accepts the offer. She is an amazing hand-to-hand combatant and is highly skilled in several martial arts, including Jeet Kune Do,[34] Muay Thai,[34] and Ninjutsu. By the time Tim comes back to the original location, Cassandra and Cain are gone and the ninjas' necks have been snapped. It's her aggregate speed that's metahuman. Cassandra Cain is the daughter of the two most dangerous and notorious assassins in the world. I always thought it was the other way around… The more you know! That was left for me to come up with and them to approve. Item location: Niagara Falls, New York, United … He attempts to persuade Cassandra to return to Gotham now that things have returned to normal, but she refuses, saying that Stephanie needs the Batgirl role more than she does. At the end of the story, both she and Stephanie reclaim the bat symbol and Cass's costume becomes very similar to her previous batgirl costume. In it, she … Over time, she has become more closely associated with Batman and related characters, both as an enemy and an ally. She first appeared in Batman #567 - Mark of Cain Part 1. [12], At C2E2 2011, it was confirmed that Cassandra would be appearing as a main character in Scott Snyder and Kyle Higgins' mini-series Batman: Gates of Gotham. David Cain had sought a perfect bodyguard for Ra's al Ghul. Though not known for her private life, Cassandra does have a one-time romance with Conner Kent after meeting him on a cruise ship. Raised from infancy under the tyrannical and abusive thumb of her father, the world-class assassin David Cain, Cassandra was taught violence before she was taught anything else—even how to speak. Cassandra was a part of the latest Outsiders team, alongside Batman, Black Lightning, Katana, and Signal. The BlackBat outfit first appeared on a cover preview of Red Robin #25 before its comic debute in Batman Incorporated #6. Cassandra Cain (also known as Cassandra Wayne) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly in association with the superhero Batman. Later on, however, Cassandra gave her claim to the name up to her friend Stephanie Brown. Tim had secretly recorded the conversation, clearing his name, but branding Cassandra as a murderer at the same time. I never realized that Dick Grayson’s Aunt Harriet first appeared in the comics and then was added into the television series. Soon after, Cyborg, Raven, and Duela Dent summon former Titans Nightwing, Donna Troy, Beast Boy, and the Flash (Bart Allen), who join them against Deathstroke's team. Cassandra also exhibits extraordinary resistance to pain. Unfortunately, her friends are all killed in the Blüdhaven disaster. Cassandra is the daughter of assassins David Cain and Lady Shiva, but she didn't grow up with a loving family life. In October 2007, DC announced that Cassandra would be taking up the Batgirl identity as a member of the Outsiders in the upcoming Batman and the Outsiders ongoing series to be written by Chuck Dixon, which appears to, or is hoped to, begin resolving the controversy. Tagged: First Appearance, Aunt Harriet, Harriet Cooper, Detective Comics, Dick Grayson, Robin, Batman, . Cassandra's birth and childhood are revealed in the Batgirl series. It is explained that during the year in which Batman, Nightwing, and Robin were abroad, Cassandra and Alfred took it upon themselves to help develop the skills that she lacked due to her less than conventional childhood. With that said, however, who is Cassandra, anyway? [18], Cassandra soon discovers that the assassin Lady Shiva can read people like she used to be able to and asks Shiva to reteach her. Cassandra appeared as one of the main characters in a short story written and drawn by Amanda Conner for Wonder Woman #600, where she helps Wonder Woman and Power Girl in a battle against Egg-Fu.. Fictional character biography No Man's Land. 2. Cassandra reappears later in the Robin series.[5]. Like the other members of the Bat-Clan, Cassandra's Batgirl also wears a yellow-pouched utility belt which contains grappling hooks, batarangs, mini-explosives, tracking devices, a hand-held computer, binoculars, PlastiCuffs, and smoke pellets. In the following confrontation, Cassandra is mortally wounded by her "adoptive brother", the Mad Dog, while heroically saving one of the students under her leadership. Cassandra Cain was created by Kelley Puckett and Damion Scott. She agreed. ", Cassandra is portrayed as Kate Kane's successor to the Batwoman mantle, and a member of Lex Luthor's Titans Army. Her costume as Black Bat incorporates her former Batgirl costume, with some modifications. Cassandra produces a gun and tells him to shoot Cain and join her league. But she comes from a very tragic background that you may be unaware of. Ended: Dec 06, 2020. This figure features multiple points of articulation, includes a base and a mini-reproduction of the comic in which the character first appeared, and is packaged in a … Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. Robin (Tim Drake) captures David Cain and brings him to the League of Assassins as ransom to free Cassandra, only to find that Cassandra is the new leader. In 2000, Cassandra Cain became the first Batgirl to get her own ongoing self-titled comic book series (Barbara Gordon had only been featured in a couple of one-shot releases). Cassandra Cain was first introduced during the "No Man's Land" crossover storyline in 1999.She is one of the Oracle's agents in Gotham City. In combat, Batgirl moves in a weird way – too fast, too stro… Trivia No trivia. One expert states, "Her individual moves are borderline human. Despite Damian's hostility toward her, Cassandra ultimately saves his life after pulling him out of the club mere seconds before it is destroyed by a bomb. She was not taught to read or write; instead, reading body language was her only language. Her first appearance as Black Bat was in Batman Incorporated #6. From there, I worked out the details of just how that would come about with our initial editor, Eddie Berganza, and then his successor, Peter Tomasi. The formal training aided her thought processes related to language and thus her verbalization improved rapidly. Cassandra is also an interesting case. Raised from birth to be the perfect killer, Cassandra Cain learned to read body language perfectly. She now wears a domino mask and exposes the rest of her face and head. By day, she took speech and ESL courses. However, some time later, when she is working with the Teen Titans, Miss Martian comments that she is more in control of herself now. [10], After Bruce Wayne returns, it is revealed that Cassandra's disillusionment was a ruse, and that she had willingly handed over her Batgirl mantle to Stephanie because she was acting under her mentor's orders, and she is now working as a codename-less vigilante. Her hands are wrapped in bandages rather than her former scalloped bat-gloves. Cassandra took on the role of a villain by becoming the head of the League of Assassins following the "One Year Later" continuity jump, as established in Robin #150 (July 2006). Cassandra Cain made her first appearance in 1999's Batman #567, right in the middle of the year-long No Man's Land crossover. She kills people. Critical reception of Cassandra's villainous turn in the "One Year Later" storyline was mixed. Just as Cassandra and Tim fall into unconsciousness, the Cricket vows to face them again someday, and tells them that he hopes they will put up a better fight next time. In Batgirl #67 (October 2005), Oracle performed a number of tests on Cassandra, determining the severity of the problem: "The language centers of your brain are all over both hemispheres. Cassandra wears a yellow-rimmed black logo rather than the yellow bat version of the logo worn by Barbara. However, as Cassandra prepares to kill her, Supergirl mysteriously extrudes crystals from her body which injure Cassandra. Cassandra retakes the Batgirl mantle to join the Outsiders at Batman's request. 3. (Nikon D7000) May 1, 2012 - Cassandra Cain Batgirl action figure from the DC Direct First Appearance line. Ended: Nov 08, 2020. [38][39] In general, the portrayal of Tim Drake was praised, whereas Cassandra's depiction was not. On more than one occasion, she has been described as "being able to take a bullet wound and not even bat an eye," due to additional training received as a child. Cassandra is eventually offered the Batgirl name after Batman himself forces an ex-Batgirl, Huntress, to give up the job, as seen in Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #120. Batgirl and other appearances (2000–2011) The first Batgirl monthly comic was published in 2000, with Cassandra Cain as the title character. David Cain had sought a perfect bodyguard for Ra's al Ghul. Cassandra is an important part of Harley Quinn's lethal girl squad, but there's more to her than that. After rescuing Tim, Cassandra apparently kills him with a katana, thus winning the tournament for herself. Cain trained Cassandra from birth how to be an assassin. The daughter of two notorious assassins, David Cain and Lady Shiva, Cassandra left her father as a child after she killed a man and saw his pain and fear while he died. In the comics, Orphan is a name used by Cassandra Cain, the third Batgirl, in the New 52. [33] Orphan is known for being the best fighter on the team. Although she was able to learn some very basic things ("no", "yes", "me") the same way a normal person can learn to recognize smiles and frowns, it took a telepath "rewiring" her brain to teach her to speak and understand English. Instead, Cassandra impales Shiva on a hook hanging over the pit, apparently killing her. Batgirl attempts to kill Deathstroke, but is stopped and knocked unconscious by Nightwing, who demands that Deathstroke face the courts. David Cain is one of the world's premier assassins, whose victims have included some of the most famous and powerful people on the planet. She was a completely different character before 'One Year Later,' so let’s find out what happened. Batman (Azrael) Batman (Bruce Wayne) Batman (Damian Wayne) Batman (Dick Grayson) Batman (Jason Todd) Batman (Thomas Wayne) Batman (Tim Drake) Batman Beyond (Terry McGinnis) Batman Jr Batman Who Laughs Batman ’66 (Adam West) Batwoman (Kate Kane) Cassandra has yet to make a named appearance in the DC animated universe or other DC cartoons. He found a potential mother when he saw Sandra Wu-San fighting her sister Carolyn in a martial arts tournament. Winning bid: US $57.00 [ 22 bids] Shipping: $9.95 Expedited Shipping | See details . The entire costume has yellow accents, with small armor plates in strategic areas on the torso and arms, and includes a yellow utility belt. She was intended to be a "gift" to the villain "Mother", to show her that child assassins can be manipulated through "the old ways" instead of through the use of drugs, but "Mother" rejected her and told Orphan never to do anything behind her back again. As Orphan, Cassandra is later inducted into Batman and Batwoman's "boot camp" for young Gotham vigilantes. As the man died, she read what he was feeling, realized what she had done, and ran away from her father. In Teen Titans (vol. Her pants are looser and baggier in the thighs to allow greater flexibility with her acrobatics, and she wears knee-high black boots. Yet her genetic status was felt to be incompatible with her recorded abilities. It is possible this ability is only partially the result of her upbringing and that there is a genetic predisposition to it, since Lady Shiva, Cassandra's mother, is the only other martial artist known in the DC universe to have this ability. She also makes another appearance where she murders the businessman who was producing that drug, who Robin has previously unsuccessfully attempted to bring to justice. First and second appearance in Batman comics! I think it has to do with the fact that in both iterations she is an assassin. 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