The Cat Out of the Bag: DC Comics Collects Catwoman: Lonely City In hardcover collection in December. Originally released as a four-issue limited series in October 2021, creator Cliff Chiang (Wonder WomanAnd the Paper girls) writes, draws, colors, and characters the DC Black Label series for mature readers. Set in Gotham City without Batman – or his allies Nightwing and Commissioner Gordon – lonely city It follows elderly cat-turned-costumed criminal Selina Kyle, aka Catwoman, who is freed from Blackgate Prison after ten years. Gotham City is now the safest city in America, with tactical officers patrolling its streets dubbed “Batcops” after Mayor Harvey “Two-Face” Dent who outlawed “masks”.
Chiang says in the trailer for the hardcover edition, below. Selina gets out and comes back to Gotham City she barely recognizes. There are no more costumes, no more superheroes or supervillains, but there are plenty of police on the streets. Selina has to go back to see where she belongs. As a professional criminal, what can she do right Now? “
Xiang describes him The catwoman The graphic novel as a “smaller story about the character”. characters like councilwoman and mayoral candidate Barbara Gordon, who uses the wealth of the late Bruce Wayne estate to reform Gotham City through social programs; Emperor Penguin, a money launderer and casino owner; and Muscle Selina, the deadly vigilante Kroc. But there’s one question Selena needs answering: Who — or what — is Orpheus? The answer lies in the Batcave.
According to the official synopsis, “Ten years ago, the massacre known as Fools’ Night claimed the lives of Batman, the Joker, Nightwing, and Commissioner Gordon…and sent Selina Kyle, Catwoman, to prison. A decade later, Gotham City has grown up—it’s been done.” Throwing away exposed heroism and villainy as childlike things.The new Gotham is cleaner, safer…and a lot less free, under the watchful eye of Mayor Harvey Dent and the Batcops.It’s the new city Selina Kyle returns to, changed woman…with her reflection on this latest big score: The secrets hidden inside the Batcave! She doesn’t need money – she just needs to know… Who is “Orpheus”?”
Read Character bookChiang’s “masterpiece” review. The Catwoman: Lonely City The hardcover set will go on sale December 20 from DC Comics.