People are all aflutter about nuBatman and nuCatwoman having steamy, kinky nuSex in the nu52.
Well, it's not the first time Batman has had a girlfriend. No, not Bruce Wayne--Batman!
You see, once upon a time, Gotham City obviously didn't have enough of a nightlife to entertain bored playgirls:
Just as obviously, there's not a lot of crime in Gotham tonight, because this is a job for Batman!!
And there's only one cure for her:
And severe public humiliation is very effective, because the very next night:
Ah, to hell with Robin--this was the birth of a beautiful partnership, as the Caped Crusader and his pistol packin' mama take on Gotham's criminal element:
And of course, two such gorgeous and rich people can't work closely together without...falling in love!
Because GCPD has nothing better to do than deliver Dear John letters...
And now, the saddest Batman panel of all time:
Awww...flash forward, a few years later, when a mysterious lady is about to be killed by a mob hitman using bow and arrow:
Yes, Batman can lasso an arrow in mid-flight. (Don't tell Ollie!)
Of, the woman is revealed to be...
Oh, what a joyful reunion.
Except...she's really a super-villain (complete with henchmen!) who's teaming up with Eclipso to frame Batman for...oh, just look:
But she's really just doing it to protect her dad from the international criminal organization CYCLOPS, and...
This was, sadly, Marcia Monroe's only appearance, as Queen Bee (no, not that Queen Bee) or as herself. Hey, Grant Morrison, since "every story counts" in your grand Batman theorem, I expect to see her turn up in Batman Leviathan.
From Brave And The Bold #64 (1966), as reprinted in Super-Team Family #5 (1976)