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Catwoman Reboot "Animated" by MatthewRHumphreys Catwoman Reboot "Animated" by MatthewRHumphreys
Man this one went through about 9 variations before I came upon this one.

Selina Kyle aka Catwoman won't really need a reboot in this series. She's a cat burglar and sometimes anti-hero. She has a soft side that sometimes overturns her plans.

The main difference for my retelling is that she's a cat burglar for the modern world rather than the classic she just climbs in and cuts through glass. It's a high tech world which requires something more than a vinyl costume and a whip. Her costume is meant to blend with shadows, but a hint of color to break up the blackness. She has minimal padding (shoulder and knee pads), instead of a whip her gloves have grappling lines that fire with compressed air similar to batman's grapple gun. They can be used as combat weapons as well. Her lenses allow for night vision capability which appear green with cat irises.

Her backpack carries various tech tools to get her in and out of places as well as quick get away trinkets.

Beyond that the reason I had a tough time for her is that Catwoman has had SO many looks and most of them have been great and iconic. Instantly recognizable and finding a new look that fits her place in this reboot was tougher than Harley and Batgirl. Catwoman had to look somewhat villainous and shady, but at the same time she had to be cute and playful, while still yet she will need to be intimidating at some point as she IS the mentor of Batgirl and you don't teach anyone in the bat family anything unless you can eventually scare it into them.

Plus she may get slightly protective of Barb and at times when she would have to temporarily go against her criminal buddies, she should look adequately threatening as Batman likely won't show up in person for this telling.

All in all, I'm really happy with how this one turned out.
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GothamV244 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014
Really? Cat Girl? XDDDDD
omnifloyd Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014
Unique but distinctively Catwoman.
AmalgamImage0 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Hmmm. A possibility
meekchild Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014
Love the redesigned outfit for catwoman
AndresCuccaro Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Caro132 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Student General Artist
I really like ur version of cat woman mainly because of the costume design and the color you chose for her costume   
danjadoll Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013
Excellent re-design. The purple highlights in the outfit really work well and remind me of the 90s Catwoman look. I would definitely be a fan of this Catwoman. It's high time she got her own animated series, anyway! :-)
maironmatos Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013
Very nice!
AmeliaSharpPonygirl Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
You should show this to Grey DeLisle after alll she is the voice for catwoman :)
Void-Wolf Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013  Student General Artist
The fact that she looks so much already like a art of the Bat family would make their intereactions all the more interesting. Very nice work.
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