Could Batwoman's New Girlfriend Be Rachel Maddow?

Could Batwoman’s New Girlfriend Be Rachel Maddow?

Posted by June 8, 2016 Comment

Rachel Maddow is a Batwoman fan. She wrote the introduction to the Batwoman: Elegy collection by Greg Rucka and JH Williams III.

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This comic also features Dan Choi, a soldier who came out as gay on the Rachel Maddow show and was booted from the army because of it.

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She also went on Seth Meyers in 2014 to talk about… Batwoman.

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So there’s a history.

Which is why it was a nice surprise – and possible overreading – to find this in the new Detective Comics #934 published today, in which Batwoman talks about her new  special someone.

Image (55) Okay, so that’s Rachele with an ‘E’. Is this a stretch? Or a sweet in-joke for the DC Comics crew? Will Rachele’s job be confirmed as a TV show host and pundit? And can anyone confirm the nature of Rachel Maddow’s avocado on toast?

The comic, which creates a new Batman “team” in response to someone watching the vigilantes of Gotham, also has another revelation. But more for Bruce Wayne than for Kathy Kane…Image (57) Detective Comics #934 by James Tynion and Eddy Barrows, is published by DC Comics today.

(Last Updated June 8, 2016 8:33 am )

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