Detective Comics #950

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Title: Detective Comics #950

Series Identifier: Also found in Detective Comics vol 3 League of Shadows

Format: Comic

Genre:

  • Superheroes

Conversation Topic:

  • Family
  • Feeling alone
  • Finding Oneself/Identity Development
  • Resilience
  • Redemption
  • Working with others

Relatable Experience:

  • Abuse
  • Trauma

Insights:

  • Cassandra grows up in an abusive environment, being raised as a trained assassin.
  • Her primary mode of communication is movement, as she can only speak in short or or two word answers.
  • She watches a ballet dancer to learn how to move less violently, mimicking her movements.
  • Cassandra’s ability to heal some of her trauma through movement and “speaking” a different, less violent language speaks to how trauma at a young age is stored or felt in the body and can be more responsive to treatments using yoga and movement.

Anecdotes:

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Link to Content: https://www.dccomics.com/comics/detective-comics-2016/detective-comics-950