Friday, November 6, 2015

Cheetah Vs. Tigra



From what I have gathered, the villains in the upcoming Wonder Woman film are most likely going to be Ares and Circe, which makes sense given that it will be presenting her origins.  Still, I am hoping for an appearance by Cheetah.  I have been a fan of each incarnation of the character since watching her mix it up on Super Friends as part of the Legion of Doom, and it would be great to see her make the leap to live action.

11 comments:

AirDave said...

Jim Krueger and Alex Ross really made her wicked in Justice. You have to see what she did to become the Cheetah. I never thought it was an enchantment or an incantation of dark magic for her transformation. The battle scene between her and Wonder Woman was pretty cool. That storyline in Justice was pretty awesome. It really got into the whole formed from clay thing.

Cary Comic said...

I always preferred the Debra Domaine version from the late Silver Age. The Barbara Minerva version, from the Bronze Age, always struck me as a villainous Tigra rip-off!

Anonymous said...

Not to be nit-picky but since Tigra is the hero and Cheetah the villian, shouldn't it have been Tigra vs. Cheetah????

Bob Buethe said...

Debra Domaine? Wasn't that the name of the Star Sapphire in the Secret Society of Super-Villains?

Bob Buethe said...

Debra Domaine? Wasn't that the name of the Star Sapphire in the Secret Society of Super-Villains?

Ross said...

I generally put the character's logo over them in the image.

Anonymous said...

@ Bob Buethe: nope! During the last five or so years before the original COIE, the super-villainous Kobra was serving as Wonder Woman's arch-enemy. Towards her end, he abducted and brainwashed Debra Domaine, who was the eco-activist niece of the Golden Age Cheetah!

Matthew Baugh said...

The gene-spliced Cheetah in the Justice League animated series was my favorite, and would be the best match for Tigra, IMO.

They had an interesting subplot of gene-splicing running through the DCAU. It started with Man-Bat, Tigris the cat-human, and werewolf Anthony Romulus in Batman, TAS. There were more sophisticated hybrids, Like Cheetah and Ultra-Humanite in Justice League, and gene-splicing made it to the same roll as street drugs in Batman Beyond.

It was similar to the splicing done in the Gargoyles
series, and I always liked to imagine there was a connection there.

Alaric Shapli said...

Cary Comic- "I always preferred the Debra Domaine version from the late Silver Age. The Barbara Minerva version, from the Bronze Age, always struck me as a villainous Tigra rip-off!"

I think you and I have different definitions of "Silver Age" and "Bronze Age", as I'd consider Debra Domaine to be Bronze Age and Barbara Minerva to be post-Bronze Age. In fact, the first time I ever came across the term "Bronze Age" being applied to a (then current) comic-book era was before either of those characters had ever appeared.

Simreeve said...

Bob Buethe said...
"Debra Domaine? Wasn't that the name of the Star Sapphire in the Secret Society of Super-Villains?"

That was Deborah Darnell.
The Spectre killed her, later on.

Cary Comic said...

@Alaric:

For me, the Silver Age didn't end until COIE #12. I regard the twenty, ill-written years that followed it as the Bronze Age. As in, Olympic bronze medal!*



*Let's face it; most people never remember the names of bronze medalists.

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