Catwoman: Relentless

Catwoman 12

Cover Date: December 2002
Subtitle: Relentless part 1
Writer(s): Ed Brubaker
Artists(s): Cameron Stewart
Storyline: Selina showed Slam Bradley and Holly the cathedral she and Bruce Wayne were having renovated into a new community center for the East End. That night, while Slam was feeling out Holly in hopes Selina might be interested in him, Catwoman ran into an old friend who was running the child crime racket they'd both been involved in as children. As Holly walked Slam home, she saw Maggie Kyle.


Catwoman 13

Cover Date: January 2003
Subtitle: Relentless part 2
Writer(s): Ed Brubaker
Artists(s): Cameron Stewart
Storyline: Selina finally broke down and visited her sister. She invited Maggie to the Community Center's dedication. After Bruce Wayne's dedication, he stopped to congratulate Selina and left with Dr. Thompkins. That night, Catwoman watched as her Community Center was blown up. She caught the bombers, but they were picked off by a sniper before she could get anything out of them. Maggie's husband, Simon Burton, was abducted in the subway.


Catwoman 14

Cover Date: February 2003
Subtitle: Relentless part 3
Writer(s): Ed Brubaker
Artists(s): Cameron Stewart
Storyline: Selina called Slam for help with finding Simon. "Security" got rough with him at Simon's office, but he took care of the "situation." Catwoman went to Penguin. He'd moved out of the East End, and a major player had since taken it over. Slam found the owner of Simon's company was Xavier Dylan. Selina spoke with Sylvia. Maggie disappeared; Slam was hit by a car trying to get Holly out of its way. Black Mask began to torture Simon, and he promised the man that his wife would soon join him.


Catwoman 15

Cover Date: March 2003
Subtitle: Relentless part 4
Writer(s): Ed Brubaker
Artists(s): Cameron Stewart
Storyline: Dr. Thompkins told Selina and Holly that Slam only had a concussion and some broken bones. Catwoman learned that Dylan had skipped town. She went after him. Black Mask began torturing Maggie, feeding her pieces of her husband. Sylvia's kids attacked and captured Holly. Catwoman got to Dylan - he fingered Sylvia and Black Mask. She threw him from the train.


Catwoman 16

Cover Date: April 2003
Subtitle: Relentless part 5
Writer(s): Ed Brubaker
Artists(s): Cameron Stewart
Storyline: Catwoman got to Black Mask, who was waiting for her with Sylvia. She gave herself up so that Holly and Maggie could go free (Simon was dead). They didn't honor their pact and still planned to kill them. Catwoman got free and attacked them. After a struggle, Black Mask fell from his balcony. Holly shot and killed Sylvia from behind. They escaped with Maggie, who had to be put under psychiatric care after the ordeal. Slam and Selina kissed outside the institution after visiting her.


Catwoman 17

Cover Date: May 2003
Subtitle: No Easy Way Down part 1
Writer(s): Ed Brubaker
Artists(s): Javier Pulido
Storyline: Selina woke up from a dream that Maggie was ok. She suited up and left through Slam's window. Slam picked up a new case, but he couldn't get her out of his head. Holly and Karon visited Maggie; Holly took a bottle of pills. Selina and Slam had drinks, but she ran out on him.


Catwoman 18

Cover Date: June 2003
Subtitle: No Easy Way Down part 2
Writer(s): Ed Brubaker
Artists(s): Javier Pulido
Storyline: Karon tried to convince Holly, who'd been staying with her, to go see Selina. Slam began to see parallels to his won life in the case he was working. Catwoman took down two drug dealer and littered the streets with their money. Slam brought Selina in on his case as bait. When the man he was tracking kissed her, he flew off the handle and attacked him. He and Selina argued then went back to his place.


Catwoman 19

Cover Date: July 2003
Subtitle: No Easy Way Down part 3
Writer(s): Ed Brubaker
Artists(s): Javier Pulido
Storyline: Slam "quit" his case and followed the man who'd hired him. He watched the man dig up his "missing" wife, then confronted him. Karon found Holly's pills and began counting them daily - she hadn't taken any. Slam called off the affair with Selina. she took it out on some bar patrons who tried t pick her up. After getting drunk and suiting up, she bumped into Batman. He reminded her who she was now. Karon convinced Selina to finally make up with Holly.