Real Name: Betty Kane
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Niece to Kathy Kane, Batwoman. Ostensibly the romantic pairing for Robin, as Batwoman was for Batman.
Most often her name was written "Bat-Girl".
Interesting mainly because she was explicitly added to the Bat-Family so as to disprove charges of homosexuality circling the Batcave in the 1940s. Her role, like that of her modern age counterpart (Flamebird III), was to provide romantic attention for Robin. But if her goal was to prove that Robin wasn't the boy sex-slave of Batman, why was she created as such an annoying female that a reasonable heterosexual wouldn't have touched her?
First Appearance: Batman (1940) #139
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Ambush Bug: Year None (2008)
#1 Batman (1940)
- 'Hey, You Sank My Battle-Ax!'
#139 Batman In The Sixties (1999)
- 'Bat-Mite Meets Bat-Girl'#153
- 'Prisoners of Three Worlds'#159
- 'The Great Clayface-Joker Feud'#163
- 'The Joker Jury!'
TPB Batman Incorporated (2011)
- 'Batman In The Sixties'
HC Batman: The Greatest Stories Ever Told (2005)
- 'Batman, Incorporated: The Deluxe Edition'TPB
- 'Batman, Incorporated'#4
- 'The Kane Affair'
Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? (2009)
HC DC Comics Classics Library (2009)
- 'Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? The Deluxe Edition'TPB
- 'Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?'
DC's Greatest Imaginary Stories (2005)
Detective Comics (1937)
#322 Roter Blitz (1976)
- 'The Bizarre Batman Genie'#853
- 'Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? Part 2 of 2'#853 (Andy Kubert Variant)
- 'Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? Part 2 of 2'
Tales of the Teen Titans (1984)
#50 Teen Titans (1966)
- 'We are Gathered Here Today.......'
#50 The Batman Family (1975)
- 'The Coast-to-Coast Calamities!'#51
- 'Titans East! Titans West! And Never (?) the Teens Shall Meet!'#52
- 'When Titans Clash'
The Official Teen Titans Index (1985)
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