Flamebird (04 - Bette Kane)
Real Name: Mary Elizabeth 'Bette' Kane.
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Tennis ace Bette Kane became the Titans West member Flamebird because she wanted an excuse to spend time with the gorgeous Robin. At the time, even her most generous of colleagues would not have described her as a particularly effective crimefighter, but an encounter with Nightwing (Robin's new, adult persona) had encouraged her to strive for better things. She has updated her image and modernised her techniques. She currently shares a flat in Hollywood with Matt Logan (and for a short time Beast Boy), and is part of the fledgling Titans L.A.
The question of whether this character's alter-ego survived the Crisis is a tricky one. Is she the same "Betty Kane" who was the original Bat-Girl? Well, certainly there are commonalities enough between the two to suggest the possibility, at least. In the fifth issue of Infinite Crisis, Flamebird is among a number of Earth-2 heroes who are "recalled" to a version of their former home, which strongly indicates Betty and Bette are, in fact, the same person.
First Appearance: Secret Origins (1986) Annual 03
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Batman: Under the Cowl (2010)
Beast Boy (2000)
#1 Birds of Prey (1999)
- 'Nobody's Hero'#2
- 'A Face of Mistaken Identity'#3
- 'Beast War'
TPB vol. 05 Detective Comics (1937)
- 'Between Dark & Dawn'#70
- 'Between Dark and Dawn, Part Two: Huntress/Prey'#72
- 'Between Dark and Dawn, Part Four: Material Girl'#73
- 'Between Dark and Dawn, Part Five: Blood and Circuits'
HC Final Crisis: Revelations (2008)
- 'Batwoman: Elegy (Deluxe Edition)'TPB
- 'Batwoman: Elegy'#856
- 'Affettuoso; Pipeline, Chapter One/Part Three'#857
- 'Rubato!; Pipeline, Chapter One/Part Four'#861
- 'Cutter, Part 1 of 3; Pipeline, Chapter Two/Part Two'#862
- 'Cutter, Part 2 of 3; Pipeline, Chapter Two/Part Three'#863
- 'Cutter, Part 3 of 3; Pipeline, Chapter Two/Part Four'
HC Guy Gardner: Warrior (1994)
- 'Final Crisis: Revelations'TPB
- 'Final Crisis: Revelations'#3
#29 Hawk and Dove (1989)
- 'It's My Party And I'll Fight If I Want To'#39
- 'Merriment, Mistletoe, and...Mayhem!'
#43 Infinite Crisis (2005)
- 'Fly in the Face of Danger'
#1 Legends of the DC Universe 80-Page Giant (1998)
- 'One of Ours'#2
- 'the Generation Gap'#3
- 'All in the Family'
Secret Origins (1986)
Annual 03 Superboy (1994)
- 'Featuring The Teen Titans: Pieces Of The Puzzle'
#65 Team Titans (1992)
- 'Out of Hyper-Time!'
#22 Teen Titans (2003)
- 'Monsters in the Storm'#24
- 'All Good Things...'
Annual 01 The DC Comics Encyclopedia (2004)
- 'Love & War'#18
- 'Titans Tomorrow, Part 2: Tales of the Titans'#19
- 'Titans Tomorrow, Part 3: East Meets West'#22
- 'Lights Out, Part 2: War and Peace'#23
- 'Lights Out, Part 3: Secrets and Lies'#32
- 'Doom's Day'#38
- 'Titans Around the World, Part 1'#99#100
- 'Family Reunion'
HC The New Titans (1988)
- 'The DC Comics Encyclopedia'HC
- 'The DC Comics Encyclopedia: Updated And Expanded'
#56 The Titans (1999)
- 'More Than Human!'#100
- 'Chapter Four: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something... Dead'
Annual 01#25 Titans Secret Files (1999)
- 'Part Three: This is Your Life'#35
- 'Friends and Lovers'#36
- 'Generation Gap'#39
- 'Picking Up the Pieces'
Villains United (2005)
Who's Who in the DC Universe (1990)
#2 Wonder Woman (1987)
- 'Booster Gold to Starman'
#174 Young Justice (1998)
- 'The Witch & the Warrior, Part 1'#175
- 'The Witch & the Warrior, Part 2: Girl Frenzy'
#20 Young Justice: Sins of Youth (2000)
- 'Time Out'#21
- 'Young, Just Us Too'
- 'The Stunning Conclusion'
Titans West (01 - Original)
Wayne/Kane/Van Derm Family
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