|espanolbot (espanolbot) wrote in scans_daily,|
@ 2009-04-09 22:48:00
|Entry tags:||char: batgirl/cassandra cain, creator: adam beechen, medium: webcomic, publisher: dc comics, title: casstoons, title: countdown, title: robin, title: supergirl, title: teen titans|
The Best of a Bad Thing: Cass Cain vs. Supergirl, also a video and a Casstoon
As most people who are familar with the situation know, the whole "Cass Cain goes evil" situation was really an utter mess, and I'm not just saying that as an obsessive fan of her's.
It violated a huge chunk of what the character was about, and on the whole I gleefully await the time when it's forgotten...
BUT, this on the other hand, was awesome.
Due to some palaver in Kara's comic involving a superpowered Apokolipian stalker, Dark Angel (Donna's evil alternate clone/Nazi demon-whatsit), fake memories of Kara's dad and one of the Monitors from Countdown/Final Crisis, Cass was hired to try and kill Kara as an attempt to test her... Kara I mean, not Cass.
So in order to do this Cass picked up Captain Boomerang Jr. at a bar, where he was complaining about what a crumby girlfriend Kara is (considering she did things like selling the entirity of Kandor into slavery for her own personal benefit at this point, he got off lightly with her treating him like a pet).
Cass kidnaps him, and due to being drugged into the Evils at the time, ties him to the ceiling and tortures him. *sigh* While this is going on she sends various members of the League of Assassins after Kara to test her defences, though she sends people that crazy machete half-brother of Cass' from the end of her series so she presumably wasn't hoping they'd win.
Anyways, onto the awesome bit.
Kara, obnoxious and self-centred character that she was at the time, eventually works out that Boomerang is missing, and promptly breaks into the Batcave to find out more about Cass. Tim's there, and Kara is very jovial about the whole thing, not really taking the situation very seriously, as she jokes with Tim about his curry breath and him kissing Wonder Girl.
Tim mentions that Cass is dangerous, because she was the only person who'd managed to hurt Bruce, but Kara dismisses this as she just thinks that Cass is a petulant child playing at being the badguy.
And thus, Kara's hubris gets the better of her,