In Detective Comics #233 (July 1956) a new character joined the pantheon of characters. DC introduced a female counterpart to Batman, Batwoman. Originally created to be a love interest for Batman who had a utility purse instead of the belt Batman wore. She had weapons disguised as feminine products such as lipstick, compacts, charm bracelets and hairnets. The character was removed from the series when Batgirl/Barbara Gordon was created. But Kathy Kane would return to the comics, and now it looks like she’ll be coming to TV screens too.