Oh, yeah, I was assuming a fair fight for this. Once you start factoring in those kind of storyline considerations, the answer is always “whoever the plot needs to win.”
Im biased. Go Katana!
I feel like this a fight where if I saw Katana getting pummeled by Shiva, I would definitely jump in. Its in my nature.
Lady Shiva, no question. She’s the best of the best at what she does. I think only Cassandra Cain may have come close.
Lady Shiva sounds more deadlier, So I think she would’ve win.
Is she a hero or a villian? I don’t know her that well.
I did have a hard time thinking of someone who would be a good match for Lady Shiva. I’m curious to see how close this will be after some time has passed, given the discussion I’m surprised it’s as close as it is.
Almost a year ago when I was just beginning my journey into our fine community, I also did not know much.
But thanks to @Applejack that was changed.
Perhaps @Behemoth this might also help you and Reaganfan as it helped me.
Also @HubCityQuestion’s Ask… The Question columns were very informative about Lady Shiva.
He loves Shiva. As long as I’ve known him.
Lady Shiva fights for her own side. Sometimes it’s for good, sometimes for bad – it’s all about what gives her the bigger challenge. She’s in it for the thrill of the fight.
It’s a struggle for sure. I remember @DeSade-acolyte and I arguing about Shiva vs. Ra’s al Ghul during 2020’s Meta Madhouse all too well. Basically, aside from Cassandra Cain, there’s no way to defeat Shiva in a fight… unless you cheat.
Just like last week, probably because I’m still jazzed from her onscreen portrayal in Batman: Soul of the Dragon but Shiva gets my vote.
So to beat her I just need to convince her that losing to me is thrilling. Fascinating. Like taking power from Darkseid.
As much as I like Katana, I’m afraid she wouldn’t be able to last against Shiva. I think she could put up a fight, but there’s no way Tatsu wins.
I like Katana, but Shiva is older and has more insurance, I mean experience.
Well, lady shiva might get another shot at the title.
There isn’t an official Meta Madhouse this year. (Not that DCUI didn’t want to do one, but with the changeover happening it just wasn’t a priority.)
However, a few folks are getting together to see if we can set one up via the community this year.
So , but no promises.
How have I not heard about this? This is exciting news!
I don’t know nothing about lady shiva. Is there any recommendations
Definitely Shiva. Especially after how she fought in Soul of the Dragon.
My top recommendation would be The Question (1986), including issues #1-2, Annual #1, #28-31, Annual #2, #36, and the special #37 tie-in to Blackest Night.
After that, I’d recommend Batgirl (2000) #7-9, and #21-25.
Then, try Birds of Prey: Manhunt, followed by Birds of Prey (1999) #62-67 and #92-95.
To get up to speed on Shiva in her current place in continuity, read Detective Comics #950-956, followed by Batman and the Outsiders (2019) #6-17.
For the best alternate universe take on Shiva, read DCeased: Unkillables.
Finally, I’d recommend watching Batman: Soul of the Dragon, available now in digital storefronts and on DVD and Blu-Ray. It’s a loose, but quite excellent, adaptation of Richard Dragon, Kung-Fu Fighter, the '70s series where she was created. Hopefully that makes its way to DCUI someday as well.