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It's Only the End if You Want it to Be

Posts tagged huntress

Aug 11 '14

fanbingblink:

You know what you should do instead of just writing a woman who fights physically?
(x)

Jul 23 '14

mcgone:

Happy Batman Day! How about a shout out to the Ladies of Gotham?

Batwoman / Huntress / The Adaptable Selina Kyle / The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl by *mcguan

 

Oct 1 '13

Huntress Friendships: Lady Blackhawk

(Source: fuckyeahhelenabertinelli)

Sep 16 '13

helenabertinellihuntress:

Hugs all around, everyone.

Sep 13 '13

DC Universe Fancast:

Caterina Murino as Helena Bertinelli/Huntress

Sep 8 '13

This post is beautiful. Thank you so much, Sara. :-)

Aug 31 '13
welcometotheplanetclark:

helenabertinellihuntress:

:’)

This page contains way too much adorable.

welcometotheplanetclark:

helenabertinellihuntress:

:’)

This page contains way too much adorable.

Aug 9 '13

DC Universe Fancast: Birds of Prey

Starring:

Teal Sherer as Barbara Gordon/Oracle

Caterina Murino as Helena Bertinelli/Huntress

Sarah Michelle Gellar as Dinah Lance/Black Canary

May 28 '13

Just some of my all-time favorite DC superhero costumes.

If anyone is wondering why none of the really classic looks like Superman’s or Wonder Woman’s are on here, it’s because at this point I’m just so used to seeing them that I’m honestly not sure if I actually like them, or if I’m just too familiar with them to evaluate objectively. :-P

I’m usually pretty flexible with costumes, although I think the really iconic looks should just be left alone. But sometimes a character just gets a look that I think is just so gorgeous, and so perfect for them, that I can’t imagine why anyone would try to mess with it. And for the most part, that’s how I feel about these looks.

Mar 11 '13

For katherinehawkeyebishop, who’s going through a rather tough time lately. Here are a whole lotta hugs featuring some of your favorite DC characters. :-)

I hope this makes you feel better, sweetheart! Just think of it as one big hug from me to you. <3

Mar 11 '13
thoughtsaboutdickgrayson:

From Nightwing #39 (January 2000)
Dick looks so lovestruck.

Ugh, I actually really dislike this scene. 
Don&#8217;t get me wrong - I don&#8217;t have a problem with Dick saying that what happened with Helena was a mistake. He and Helena have both been very clear that they feel that way, and yeah, they&#8217;re probably right. However you looked at it, they both had rather mixed-up motivations going into that relationship, and there are several reasons why they don&#8217;t work as a couple. It doesn&#8217;t really surprise or bother me that Dick feels getting romantically involved with Helena was a mistake.  
What does bother me is that I&#8217;m supposed to believe that he&#8217;d just go along and not contradict Babs referring to Helena as &#8220;poison&#8221;. I&#8217;m sorry, no. Dick may not want to be with Helena, but he respects her a heck of a lot more than that. I&#8217;d expect the Dick I know to say something like &#8220;Hey, don&#8217;t be so harsh&#8221;, or something of that nature in Helena&#8217;s defense - as he does in this scene.
And frankly, Barbara&#8217;s level of hatred towards Helena never really made much sense to me, either. I get that aside from the Dick thing she resented Helena because she thought Hel tried to take over the Batgirl role during NML, but honestly, neither of those things really explains this level of viciousness. And I&#8217;d expect more class than that from Babs.
And yet we&#8217;re clearly supposed to be condemning Helena along with Babs in this scene, and that just leaves a bad taste in my mouth. I like Chuck Dixon&#8217;s writing from this era, I really do, and I love how he wrote Dick and Babs, but his need to push down any other woman from Dick&#8217;s past in the process just sours the whole thing for me.

thoughtsaboutdickgrayson:

From Nightwing #39 (January 2000)

Dick looks so lovestruck.

Ugh, I actually really dislike this scene.

Don’t get me wrong - I don’t have a problem with Dick saying that what happened with Helena was a mistake. He and Helena have both been very clear that they feel that way, and yeah, they’re probably right. However you looked at it, they both had rather mixed-up motivations going into that relationship, and there are several reasons why they don’t work as a couple. It doesn’t really surprise or bother me that Dick feels getting romantically involved with Helena was a mistake. 

What does bother me is that I’m supposed to believe that he’d just go along and not contradict Babs referring to Helena as “poison”. I’m sorry, no. Dick may not want to be with Helena, but he respects her a heck of a lot more than that. I’d expect the Dick I know to say something like “Hey, don’t be so harsh”, or something of that nature in Helena’s defense - as he does in this scene.

And frankly, Barbara’s level of hatred towards Helena never really made much sense to me, either. I get that aside from the Dick thing she resented Helena because she thought Hel tried to take over the Batgirl role during NML, but honestly, neither of those things really explains this level of viciousness. And I’d expect more class than that from Babs.

And yet we’re clearly supposed to be condemning Helena along with Babs in this scene, and that just leaves a bad taste in my mouth. I like Chuck Dixon’s writing from this era, I really do, and I love how he wrote Dick and Babs, but his need to push down any other woman from Dick’s past in the process just sours the whole thing for me.

Mar 5 '13

helenabertinellihuntress:

drainster:

helenabertinellihuntress:

suzannalikescomics:

helenabertinellihuntress:

Just a few of Helena Bertinelli’s friends and allies that I miss and are currently, not in action. 

All of the friendships and alliances she formed are now gone, thanks to the unnecessary mess of a reboot. 

(In case you’re wondering why Black Canary is here, it’s because the current BC is Dinah Drake, not Dinah Lance. And as for Barbara, she’s currently around as Batgirl, but Oracle doesn’t exist. Well, at least not as a human being.)

…But Helena Bertinelli doesn’t even exist anymore. In the reboot Helena Bertinelli was secretly Helena Wayne the whole time. Which, I refuse to accept. Nope. The currently Black Canary isn’t Dinah Lance? I’m just going to go cry.

No, she does exist. In the first issue of World’s Finest it clearly states that Helena Bertinelli was alive and an actual person. That is until Paul Levitz decided to coldly kill her off.

It’s not known whether or not he was The Huntress in this universe, but she *does* exist.

And besides, I was referring to pre-reboot Helena and her friends and not Helena Bertinelli as she currently stands.

Did Bertinelli die or did Helena Wayne just stop using her ID?

Both. For more, I defer you to here:

http://helenabertinellihuntress.tumblr.com/post/33679559953/from-what-ive-gathered-from-reading-reblogged

But in a nutshell, Helena Bertinelli died a while ago (when has not been established) and Helena Wayne used her I.D while running around Italy and pretending to be an Italian woman.

But as far as I know, Wayne has not used the I.D again, though the use of the I.D was reference in a later issue of World’s Finest.

The way Levitz handled that was just absurdly disrespectful. I’m still hoping some other writer can undo it later (we never saw her dead, after all) and bring Helena B. back.

Also, I miss every one of these amazing ladies.

Great photoset as always, Steph! <3

Feb 28 '13
helenabertinellihuntress:

The Bat Fam as it used to be.
[Batman #713]

Stephanie Brown.
Helena Bertinelli.
Babs as Oracle.
Tim as Robin.
And now Damian.
Seriously, it&#8217;s depressing how much of this is gone now.
I want my Batfam back, darnit. &gt;__&lt;
On a happier note, this art is gorgeous.

helenabertinellihuntress:

The Bat Fam as it used to be.

[Batman #713]

Stephanie Brown.

Helena Bertinelli.

Babs as Oracle.

Tim as Robin.

And now Damian.

Seriously, it’s depressing how much of this is gone now.

I want my Batfam back, darnit. >__<

On a happier note, this art is gorgeous.

Feb 27 '13

ink-and-roses:

I think one of the reasons I love The Titans and Birds of Prey so much is because of the phenomenal friendships between the characters. They mean so much to each of them and even myself.

God I love them

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^THIS. I completely agree. The reason the Classic Titans and the BoP are my favorite teams are because there were such incredibly strong, natural friendships between the characters. And the writers took the time to realistically develop those friendships over the years, too. I love that.

I think the original Young Justice team was great for that reason, too. Incredible friendships between the characters:

Friendship!team books are my favorite. <3

(Also, I love you for using a Titans scene with Garth. Those are far too rare!)

Feb 26 '13

Dick Grayson’s Attitude to Relationships: A Photo-History

Dick and relationships. It’s a topic I’ve written a lot about on this blog. (With embarrassing obsessiveness, some might say.) And I’ve been accused multiple times of being biased with which parts of his history I give the most weight in terms of how I see Dick.

To which I say… yeah, obviously.

I try to be as fair in my analysis as I can, but I’ll readily admit that I give more weight to some parts of canon than others. I think the way I see Dick is based on the way he’s been most consistently written, but that doesn’t mean every single part of canon is in line with that. The guy’s been around for over 70 years, after all. He’s been written a lot of different ways.

So with that in mind, I’ve compiled a photo-history showing how Dick’s attitude towards relationships has changed over the years. No commentary from me. No analysis. No attempting to fit it all into some larger context. I love some of these scenes, loathe others, am ambivalent towards still others. But they’re all presented here equally, as close to bias-free as I can get.

And let everybody draw their own conclusions - if, in fact, you draw any at all. There isn’t really a point to this post, beyond looking at all the twists and turns in Dick’s character evolution.

One thing is for sure - it’s been one hell of a journey getting to where we are today.

1961: “If Batman can make that kind of sacrifice, I guess I’m man enough to do it, too!”


sistermagpie:

sad-robin:

Robin takes the well-established vow of crime-fighting chastity.

That did not last long.

 1963: “It sure would, Betty!”

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1967: “She’s ruining all our plans! Besides— she makes terrible puns!”

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1976: “Kinda gets you ready for some real action, yes—?”

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1977: “Especially not while Lori is here in town with me!”

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1977: “I guess I do come on strong sometimes— and I really don’t have any right to!”

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1980: “Y-you had to kiss me to do that?”

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1981: “Starfire, please… we’ve got work to do.”

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1982: “I really need time to sort out my emotions.”

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 1985: “Lilith was threatening to tell Kory all about my dark, sordid past.”

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1987: “You’re still married to Karras. To me, that matters.”

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1988: “Love should be between two people.”

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1988: “I couldn’t make love to someone I didn’t really love.”

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1988: “Though this might sound unhip, I feel strange about living with someone I’m not married to.”

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1992: “Dick, you slut!”*

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*I’m breaking my “no commentary” rule just this once to point out that Pantha said this in reference to Dick being raped. I felt that needed to be said.

1993: “My morality makes me a one-woman man.”

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1997: How do I explain that I just married my work?”

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1998: “Every time someone’s even nice to you, you feel this almost pathological need to—”

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1998: “I’m not sure I’m comfortable with that.”

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1998: “You know, I just sort of fell into all those situations.”

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1999: “On the couch.”

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1999: “Drop the deflector shields, lady. It’s a figure of speech.”

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 1999: “Can you give me time?”

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2001: “Let’s get dangerous together.”

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2001: “I’m just happy and I wanted to share it.”

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2001: “If the world’s going to end, I want us to be together.”

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2004: “I’d do anything to protect that, anything to protect that connection, to protect you…”

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2005: “I know I failed you.”

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2005: “I guess I just wanted to feel a little more…. alive.”

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2006: “I wasn’t ready. I’m ready now.”

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2006: “Work hard, play hard.”

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2006: “What can I say? I’ve got a thing for redheads.”

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2007: “Is she the reason I’ve never been able to commit?”

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2008: “Do you love me?”

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2009: “Busting. Relax.”

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2012: “Let’s not pretend this is something more than it really is, Dick.”

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2012: “Let’s stop over-thinking this and just do what you said.”

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2013: “You understand why I can’t think of being close again with… anyone?”

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