"Kate Bishop. I’m pretty much an avenger. At your service."
being a superhero is amazing. everyone should try it.
This is what happens when she gets sick of the other Hawkeye’s drama and heads out to L.A. The dog went with her.
And so, perfectly ensconced -ensconced?- in her new life as a public detective, hawkeye lived happily ever after in California, far away from New York jerks and needy abusive black holes of crippled emotions. The end. Oh, and her snooty stupid cat
- Hawkeye #18
Kate Bishop in Hawkeye #14
Who is Kate Bishop? In a word, trouble.
#i love aja kate bishop a lot#she’s a cool customer#but i sometimes feel like aja’s kate bishop is from clint’s point of view#we see her as he sees her#and annie wu’s kate is more of the way kate sees herself#more expressive#messier#but cooler in many ways too (tags via whoistorule)
I think that’s very true, and given how smart this book is, it might be intentional — up until Kate and Lucky leave for LA, almost everything is from Clint’s point of view, and certainly every issue David Aja has drawn is through Clint’s eyes. And Clint definitely romanticizes Kate a little, sees her as this hyper-competent wunderkind; while his own life is falling into a shambles, he puts Kate on a pedestal of cool, has-her-shit-togetherness, so that’s the Kate Aja gives us. Annie Wu’s issues, however, are Kate’s story, from Kate’s point of view and in Kate’s distinct narrative voice, and she has a lot of hubris, but also a lot of self-aware, self-deprecating humor. We’re finally inside her head, seeing how imperfect she is through her own eyes, and it’s so great that Wu is giving us every ounce of Kate’s interiority — she’s a lot more of a mess, but her triumphs are that much sweeter since we’ve seen her struggles. I feel like Wu’s Kate is a much more accessible sort of cool, someone I could actually hang out with, not just someone I would aspire to be as cool as.
I did a lot of research and it’s a subject that’s really important to me,” Tatiana said, tears forming in her eyes. “Yeah, it just means a lot to me that we could tell that story. And you know, I’m not a trans actor so there is a political sort of situation there and it’s not the most ideal, but what our show does is it explores identity. And what better way to explore it than through a trans male? We don’t see trans men on screen very often at all. And, you know, the best thing for me was when we heard the response to Tony, which was very polarized. But the best thing about it is it opens up a debate, and it opens up a discussion, and it makes the subject relevant and important and present in people’s thoughts, regardless of how they felt about Tony, whether they felt represented, whether they didn’t understand—whatever it is, these stories need to be told and we need to talk about trans stories and we need to have them represented to the point where it’s just, it’s just a given and it’s not exceptional anymore and trans actors get to step up and play these parts as well in the same way cisgender people have been doing it for a while. I felt a responsibility but I felt a large amount of gratitude and—”
“Joy?” co-star Maria Doyle Kennedy offered.
“Fuck yeah, joy!” Tatiana said. “Totally.
#THE FACT THAT SHE ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HER BEING CIS IS PROBLEMATIC WHEN PLAYING A TRANS CHARACTER
#THE FACT THAT SHE KNOWS IN ANY OTHER SITUATION A TRANS ACTOR SHOULD HAVE GOTTEN THE ROLE
Get to Know Clara - #1 When we first meet her she’s been living in the attic room at the Maitland house since the the children’s mother died about a year ago. She put her own plans to travel on hold for a family who lost their mother - something she can personally relate to having lost her own mother young.