In a fight between Catwoman and Spiderman, who would win? Each has quite a few merits to earn them the top billing in this particular bracket . . . but first, a victor must emerge. Let us know who wins the knock-out round! Leave a comment so we can tally your votes!
Claim to Fame: She first appeared as a villain in the first Batman comic book in 1940, but has since been softened into sympathetic anti-heroine. She came to life on the small screen during the 1966-1968 Batman television series, played by Julie Newmar and Eartha Kitt; on the big screen, Lee Meriwether play Catwoman in the first Batman feature film.
Special Skills: Adept cat-burglar, light on her feet, knows how to handle a whip
Collection Connection: The AHC has the papers of William Dozier among its holdings—including photographs, scripts, and other materials from the original Batman TV series.
Claim to Fame: A comic book character created by Stan Lee, Spiderman is the heart of Marvel Comics’ roundhouse. Since 1962, Spiderman has delighted comic book fans with his super-strength, his family and romantic relationships,as well as his struggle as Peter Parker to maintain normalcy while trying to protect his identity as Spiderman.
Special Skills: Spidey-sense, web-weaving, and seemingly able to defy gravity as he swings from building to building
Collection Connection: The Stan Lee papers are one of the most heavily used and popular collections at the AHC!