Escher Cats! – Issue 9!

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s Zephyr and the Mysterious Case of the Missing Underwear!

Seriously. Floaty fabric is awesome for this character's costume. Just, please, let it have a little closer relationship to reality. It's like we're supposed to have the illusion she's wearing underwear, but also maybe the illusion she isn't, but without confirming either way because that would be Inappropriate. Would a yellow thong really hurt anybody? Rhetorical question.

Or Zephyr is wearing incredibly high waisted underwear that is causing the pained expression on her face.

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Sunday Fun Day: Where’s Waldo, Jim Balent Catwoman Style (Week Nineteen)

As I work through the last of the solved but unposted covers, it seems as though Balent’s art work has really, solidly hit the start of its decline. And also more of a weird phase where the covers seem to want to be rather terrible, somewhat nightmarish (if you did not enjoy the spiders in the previous post in this series, I’d suggest you skip this one) lesbian erotica. Also, Catwoman does have covers with her characteristic expressiveness that earned Balent deserved praise but … she’s making those faces at her anatomy, not her antagonists.

I also don't know how her outfit works. Other than magic.

It seems their romance was ill-fated. Another unsolved cover to burn off, from earlier in Balent’s run. Still a slight case of the butterfly villainess, but also still much better than what will follow under the “read more” cut.

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