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She is a character of intense fannish opinion. See Beauty and the Beast: The Classic vs. Season 3 Fandom Split.
When she is portrayed in fanworks at all, she is either a focus of discord, or is referred to what fans came to call Diana Appears as a Friend, the latter to let fans know that Vincent Wells, the beast, has no romantic or sexual interest in her.
There are roughly 600 titles of (the numbers of volumes is many, many more) of Beauty and the Beast zines. Diana as a romantic or sexual partner appears in just a handful.
One controversial story is "Night Moves" by Beth Blighton in Castles in the Air #2 (1991)
Portrayed in Fan Art
It appears that the same one or two photo references inspired most Diana Bennett art.
Finding examples of Season 3 character Diana Bennett is often difficult. Some fans refuse to even look at her image, which is presumably why this artist labeled the drawing "Study of Jo" after Jo Anderson, the actress who played Diana. Artist: Jamie.
Jan Durr, from All Things are Possible #2 (1991)
from Dreams in Amethyst #3
inside issue #1, Diana Bennett and Elliott, from Renascence #1, artist is Victoria Monteleone
from Between Two Worlds #3, artist is Barbara Gudlauski
artist unknown from New Beginnings, After Endings
Jan Durr from Phoenix #3 (1993)
front cover of Once Upon a Time...Is Now #47 (June), Rosemarie Hauer]] (1993)
from A Love for All Seasons, JanDurr (1991)
Jan Durr from Huntress #2 (1994)
unknown artist, Touch of Love #5 (1995)
from The Dreamer Returns #1
from Flame and Shadow #14, artist is Anna Kelley (1998)
If Diana is to be the new "love interest", she needs a shot of adrenaline to spruce her up. As is her look is so bland and unemotional. Her voice is a boring monotone. She needs a wardrobe that doesn't look like it came from the trash can behind that ramshackle loft where she lives. Once she has been made presentable and worthy of Vincent, the relationship must be developed slowly and very gently. 
I really like Diana and I wish people would stop making comparisons. She's an individual and should be treated as such. She vent to Catherine's apartment to do her job. I liked her down-to-earth qualities, like the baseball cap she wore while waiting in the cemetery, her not-to-perfectly-clean loft and her jeans with the holes in the knees. I found her very easy to relate to. (May 1990)