In the early 1940s in New York City, Betty Bates was a criminal defense attorney.

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  • This version of Betty Bates, including all history and corresponding appearances, was erased from existence following the collapse of the original Multiverse in the 1985–86 Crisis on Infinite Earths limited series. Even though versions of the character may have since appeared, this information does not apply to those versions.
  • Per the 3rd panel of the 1st page of her first story, in Hit Comics #4, Betty's full name is "Elizabeth Bates." It's painted on her office door.
  • Betty Bates ran from Hit Comics #4 thru #65.



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