Helena Bertinelli

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Name: Helena Rosa Bertinelli aka The Huntress
Occupation: superhero, teacher
Title/Rank: member of the Justice League and Birds of Prey
Location: Gotham City
Status: alive
Relationships: comics: Maria Bertinelli (mother), Frank Bertinelli (father); Santo Cassamento (biological father);
Tim Drake (ally), Dinah Lance (ally), Barbara Gordon (ally), Dick Grayson (ally/love interest), Thomas Blake (love interest), The Question (love interest, DCAU), Batman (ally)
Arrow: Frank Bertinelli (father);
Michael Staton (fiancé), Oliver Queen (ally/love interest)
Fandom: DC Comics, DC Animated Universe, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Arrow
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Helena Bertinelli is a DC Comics character. She has also appeared in three different media versions of the DCU: Justice League Unlimited, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, and Arrow.

Canon Overview

Helena Bertinelli first appeared in The Huntress #1 (April 1989).


Helena was born to a prominent Gotham City Mafia family, and witnesses the murder of her entire family at a young age. This later led to her becoming 'The Huntress who wanted revenge against her family's killer. She has a complicated relationship with Batman - he's sometimes her mentor but at the same time her antagonist as he rejects the more violent side of Helena. Oddly enough, the other members of the Batfamily - Barbara, Tim, and Dick - have all fairly good relationship with her.

As of New 52, it was revealed that Helena Bertinelli has been dead for awhile and her identity was taken over by Helena Wayne from Earth-2.

DC Rebirth racebent Helena and connected her to Spyral, a spy organization where she worked with Dick Grayson under the alias Matron.

DC Animated Universe

Huntress was voiced by Amy Acker and appeared in a few episodes on the Justice League Unlimited.

Batman: The Brave and the Bold

Huntress was voiced by Tara Strong.


Helena is portrayed by Jessica De Gouw, and has appeared in four episodes. The series rewrote her background and motivation by having it been her fiancé murdered by her father.

For more information see Helena Bertinelli (Arrow)


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She's been slashed with Barbara Gordon and Dinah Lance. One of her het pairings is with Dick Grayson.

DC Animated Universe

The main het pairing in the DCAU universe is Huntress/Question.

Batman: The Brave and the Bold


For fandom information see Helena Bertinelli (Arrow)


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