Catwoman ongoing 1999 (issues 64-75)

Issue #64

Cover Date: January 1999
Subtitle: Hints and Allegations - No Laughing Matter part 2
Writer(s): Devin K. Grayson
Artists(s): Jim Balent, John Stanisci
Storyline: Batman located Catwoman and told her he had duplicated the system Joker was using to track her. She stole the tracking device and escaped with Joker still on her trail. He was able to capture her and dose her up with some of his laughing gas. Joker dropped her off at a sporting event.


Issue #65

Cover Date: February 1999
Subtitle: Hints and Allegations - Menage a Trois part 3
Writer(s): Devin K. Grayson
Artists(s): Jim Balent, John Stanisci
Storyline: Batman tracked Catwoman again. He decided to go with her plan and use her as bait for Joker. When he had them both captured, Joker's body bomb activated. Batman was knocked unconscious while getting rid of the explosives. Catwoman stole his cape and belt, then delivered Joker back to Arkham.


Issue #66

Cover Date: March 1999
Subtitle: I'll Take Manhattan part 1 - The Brooklyn Bridge
Writer(s): Devin Grayson
Artists(s): Jim Balent, John Stanisci
Storyline: Catwoman fled No Man's Land to Paris. She listened in on a convention of thieves and stole the loot they'd planned on on getting. Back in the states, she settled on Manhattan.


Issue #67

Cover Date: April 1999
Subtitle: I'll Take Manhattan part 2 - Bulls and Bears Beware
Writer(s): Devin Grayson
Artists(s): Jim Balent, John Stanisci
Storyline: Selina faked her own murder (in disguise) to frame a CEO. She strong armed him into getting her on as a VP. She played the stock market by altering the timing of the ticker and made her new company 600% in one afternoon. Selina cut her hair and accepted the CEO job.


Issue #68

Cover Date: May 1999
Subtitle: I'll Take Manhattan part 3 - Hot in the City
Writer(s): Devin Grayson
Artists(s): Jim Balent, Marlo Alquiza
Storyline: Selina decided in order to steal New York, she'd have to run for mayor. She survived an assassination attempt by Gunhawk. Catwoman, in her new costume (with whiskers and a tail, but no flowing hair), watched as new assassins lurked outsider her apartment. She took them down rather easily and was accosted by Lady Vic at a rally. When she removed her mask, Catwoman realized she'd been masquerading as one of her own aides.


Issue #69

Cover Date: June 1999
Subtitle: I'll Take Manhattan part 4 - To Catch a Thief
Writer(s): Devin Grayson
Artists(s): Jim Balent, Marlo Alquiza
Storyline: The Trickster was next in line for Selina. Catwoman caught him outside her apartment and offered to help him catch Kyle. Trickster fed info to a tabloid that Selina Kyle was Catwoman (not knowing the truth), hoping to discredit the aspiring politician. Catwoman took down more assassins and declared she was out to kill Kyle.


Issue #70

Cover Date: July 1999
Subtitle: I'll Take Manhattan part 5 - Double or Nothing
Writer(s): Devin Grayson
Artists(s): Jim Balent, John Stanisci
Storyline: LadyTrickster told Catwoman of his plans to rip off Selina Kyle's now frozen assets (she was under investigation for stock market fraud). Catwoman was forced to partner with him and send him on wild goose chases until she could secure the stolen documents he had on her. She was able to snatch what she thought was them, but Trickster replaced them.


Issue #71

Cover Date: August 1999
Subtitle: I'll Take Manhattan part 6 - Requiem for Selina Kyle
Writer(s): Devin Grayson
Artists(s): Jim Balent, Marlo Alquiza
Storyline: A hit was to be made on Selina Kyle when she did some banking in hopes of getting her $500million back. Catwoman threw a corpse dressed as Kyle onto her would-be assassins' car. The police arrived shortly thereafter. Trickster knew she was really Kyle and had funneled her money into a relief for Gotham City fund. Catwoman kissed him and headed back into NML.


Issue #72

Cover Date: September 1999
Subtitle: The Mission (part of No Man's Land)
Writer(s): John Ostrander
Artists(s): Jim Balent, John Stanisci
Storyline: Catwoman was stealing a jewel on her way back to Gotham City when the jewel turned into a recording from Oracle. As requested, she made it back into NML and met with Batman. He asked her to get some computer discs with vital Gotham City information for him. He gave her details on the operation and she headed back to Manhattan.


Issue #73

Cover Date: October 1999
Subtitle: Ms. Direction (part of No Man's Land)
Writer(s): John Ostrander
Artists(s): Jim Balent, John Stanisci
Storyline: Catwoman "stole" three men to be on her crew while getting into New York. She settled in and read up on Hardcases, Inc., who were guarding Bruce Wayne's computer discs. Selina, in disguise as a Wayne Enterprise employee, visited Hardcases, Inc. to notify them that Catwoman had her eyes on the discs. Her crew pulled a diversion, she changed into her costume and grabbed the discs.


Issue #74

Cover Date: November 1999
Subtitle: A Slight Detour (part of No Man's Land
Writer(s): John Ostrander
Artists(s): Jim Balent, John Stanisci
Storyline: Hardcases, Inc. and Maxie Zeus' gang, both trying to get the computer discs, converged on the trail of Catwoman. When the fighting stopped, neither Catwoman nor the computer discs were there. HCI moved in on her again and ended up battling it out with an unknown player. Catwoman was shot and fell into the river.


Issue #75

Cover Date: December 1999
Subtitle: The Rules (part of No Man's Land)
Writer(s): John Ostrander
Artists(s): Jim Balent, John Stanisci
Storyline: Selina washed ashore and cleaned herself up. She prepared to get back into Gotham City by stealing her way into a military helicopter. The pilot crashed it, but with help from Azrael, she got the computer discs to Batman.


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