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- Cheshire Cat
- Mainstream Universe, 2011-present
- Powers and Abilities
Mainstream Universe, 2011-present
Roy Harper (father) · Jade Nguyen (mother)
Reading: Lian Harper (Prime Earth)
Base Of Operations
Alleytown, Gotham City
Black · Blue
Marv Wolfman · Eduardo Barreto
|Catwoman Vol 5 #25
- I have no memories of a childhood. No visions of an early birthday, candles or cake. No idea what the world looks like from up on my father’s shoulders. No memories of paper lanterns or of lions dancing to the rhythm of fireworks. All I have is a recurring dream. And a mask.
- — Shoes src
Shoes, real identify Lian Harper, is the daughter of Arsenal and Cheshire. She was presumed dead as a child but in fact lost her memories and grew up on the streets of Gotham City. As a adolescent she adopted the vigilante identity Cheshire Cat and spent some time as Catwoman ‘s buddy before reuniting with Cheshire.
As a child, Lian was apparently killed by The Electrocutioner. Her beget and the world at large believed she was dead. [ 1 ] In reality Lian had somehow survived, but had lost her memory. She would have recurring dreams of being rescued from a band of ninja by a mask womanhood and abandoned on the steps of a church. [ 2 ]
Years late, now known as “ Shoes ”, she joined the Alleytown Strays, a group of street kids in Gotham ‘s Alleytown area. They survived as thieves and muggers living in “ The Nest ”, a construction which had once been the headquarter of Mama Fortuna. One day she and her friends attempted to rob a affluent woman who wandered into Alleytown. Shoes stole the womanhood ‘s watch only to find that it was forge and in the work the charwoman had pickpocketed her Gamekid. Later that sidereal day back at The Nest, Catwoman arrived and announced that she had bought The Nest and intended to turn the Strays into a gang of thieves under her leadership. [ 3 ] The Strays helped Catwoman to bring down the organize crime groups operating in Alleytown and become the “ Queen ” of Alleytown. [ 4 ] Shoes belated became an amateur vigilante in Alleytown as Cheshire Cat wearing a homemade mask based on the one from her dream. Her first undertake at heroics went ailing as she was outnumbered and overpowered by her larger opponents. Catwoman arrived to save her and accepted her as a protégé. [ 2 ]
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Fighting the Magistrate
Shoes accompanied Catwoman to Siddhart Roy ‘s house to rescue Poison Ivy, who was working for Simon Saint, a affluent businessman plotting to take over Gotham. [ 5 ] The GCPD, supplemented by Saint ‘s Magistrate forces, cracked down on Alleytown looking for Catwoman. They arrested the Strays and demanded they tell them everything they knew about her. Shoes told them they would never find Catwoman, recounting a floor from Selina ’ s own days as a stray when she memorised the entire net of service tunnels beneath the city, allowing her to move approximately undetected. [ 6 ] The Strays were released and retreated to Catwoman ‘s secondary coil headquarters at an abandoned railway terminal. Shoes was sent out as Cheshire Cat to tap into the Magistrate ‘s communications network, allowing the Strays to monitor the Magistrate ‘s communications and talk to each other through undetected backchannels. [ 7 ] While doing that she realised that the signal being sent by “ Oracle “ announcing that Batman was dead was in fact a trap designed to lure out the Batman Family. Catwoman tried to leave Alleytown and was intercepted by a team of Magistrate soldiers, but Cheshire Cat arrived to help her fight them off and told her the signal was a fake. [ 8 ] Catwoman thanked her for stopping her from abandoning Alleytown, and Shoes replied that Catwoman inspired the people of Alleytown to stand up and fight for themselves rather than run. [ 9 ] A band of villains seeking redemption, including Lian ’ sulfur mother Cheshire, joined Catwoman ‘s fight against the Magistrate. [ 7 ] After the Magistrate was defeated, Cheshire approached Shoes and introduced herself as “ Jade ”. [ 10 ] Lian ‘s father learned she was active, but his mind was taken over by Darkseid and he was drawn away to Earth Omega before he could look for her. [ 11 ] Roy finally returned and began searching for her. [ 12 ] He reunited with his old friends the Titans and they promised to help him find her. [ 13 ]
Powers and Abilities
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- Lian’s hair is naturally black, but she dyes it blue. She also wears blue lipstick and nail polish.