The Mysteries of Gotham's New Nocturne

SPOILER ALERT: This column includes spoilers from this week's new issue of Detective Comics. If you haven't yet read issue #1063 (or for that matter, issue #1062), we suggest reading no furthe

Talia al Ghul

One of the world’s greatest spymasters, Talia al Ghul is a woman perpetually caught between the visions of the two most important men in her life: her father, Ra’s al Ghul, and her Beloved, Batman.

“Talia,” as the Demon’s Daughter has simply been called for most of her history, has lived an extremely gendered life. Born into the highest echelon of the ancient and patriarchal League of Assassins, Talia could have had all the power in the world if not for the unfortunate happenstance of being born a woman.

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