This isn’t much of a spoiler alert, since the news broke on Monday ahead of this week’s Batman #32, but: a couple of months ago, canonical Batman proposed to Catwoman, and the verdict is in: she said yes.
Clearly, this story needs time to bear out, although for the moment, Batman author Tom King seems dead serious about this plot development. He’d toyed with it in earlier issues of his Batman run, in which his thesis position on the characters is that both are in constant emotional pain, and when they put aside their constant chase and take a moment to just be with each other, the pain, mercifully, stops. Earlier in the run, King teased us with the fact that Catwoman is someone who doesn’t settle, but runs, always runs. It’s just not in her nature to be tied down to the Bat.
This was a painful enough moment, and…
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