Capes and Japes
a casual comics podcast
9 months ago

#111 – Helena Bertinelli

Huntress/Batgirl

Today we talk about Helena Bertinelli, best known as the Huntress, but was also Batgirl for a bit. We also talk about Helena Wayne, who was the first heroine to go by Huntress, because they're basically indistinguishable except for their personalities and backstories.

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-DC Superstars (1976) #17
-Infinity, Inc. (1984)
-Crisis on Infinite Earths
-The Huntress (1989)
-Batman: No Man's Land
-Birds of Prey (1999) #57
-The Question: Pipeline (an example of a Helena/Renee teamup)
-Huntress (2011) (New 52)
-World's Finest (2012)
-Grayson (2014)
-Batgirl and the Birds of Prey (2016)
-Batman: Hush
-Ant-Man (2020) #1
-X-Men/Fantastic Four (2020) #1
-DC's Crimes of Passion (2020) #1
-Switchblade Sisters: Mad Max Fury Road with Birds of Prey director Cathy Yan

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