Is Catwoman Good or Bad?

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Though different versions of Catwoman appear in different versions of the Batman narrative, on the whole, the character can be seen as an anti-villain, sometimes working to help Batman or otherwise act against the interests of other villainous characters. On the whole, Catwoman is typically presented as a complex character with personality flaws and some good qualities as well.

Catwoman is typically presented as a villain, with her chief crimes typically focusing on burglary, but she and Batman are usually shown to have a somewhat complex relationship. Often, Batman is showed as being sexually or romantically attracted to Catwoman either in her villain persona or as her alter ego, Selina Kyle.