Security Guards- Unnamded Cops (The Corps) The Batski boat seen in part 2 is from Batman Returns. The Alien egg in the last frame comes from a Takara Alien figure (used in The Doctor vs Alien).

The Predator's aerial is the weather vain from from the Saga Bespin Luke Skywalker figure while the power unit is from Space Corps figures.

Batgirl- by Takara
Predator- by Takara
Joe- Unnamed Cop (Cops & Robbers)

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This is the first time this story has appeared on the AFT. The superheroes section was planned and two stories produced but the AFT closed before they were posted.
 

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This is a case of a story being inspired by the release of figures. First of all Takara released a 2 pack of Batman and Batgirl. I was blown away by the superb figures and amazing articulation. Batgirl in particularly was very inspiring with her slinky sexy look. I've always been a sucker for female super heroes and began to look for a story for her. Then Takara made their Aliens v Predator figures and the story became obvious. Back in 1991 Batman had faced off against the Predator. Now it's Batgirl's turn.

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It took ages to get this story off the ground. Early plans had included using video animation to take advantage of Batgirl and Predator's superior articulation but all this held the story up. Eventually in late April 2006 I put together a group of paper backdrops and buildings that could be moved around to form different streets and shot several stories back to back including Spiderman: Target and a Catwoman story. Unfortunately there are a lot of dodgy camera shots resulting in very blurry pictures- not realised until the shooting block was over.
 

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The story went through very few edits from original draft to finished piece. Early drafts showed the Predator ship crashing and referred to newspaper reports of Batman being called away to Metropolis hence Batgirl is alone here.

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As with all AFT super hero stories, this exists in it's own 'universe' with no ties to any DC continuity. Batgirl's cop buddy in the hospital is inspired by Joe a character from the Batgirl Year One comic series.

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