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Joe Anderton of Digital Spy writes…

Batwoman is undergoing quite the change going into season 2, as previous leading lady Ruby Rose left the role of Kate Kane due to a variety of reasons.

Now God Friended Me and MacGyver actress Javica Leslie is playing a new character called Ryan Wilder, who takes on the Batwoman mantle to defend Gotham City and punch bad guys and that sort of thing.

The CW have been airing a new teaser that mostly features clips of season 1 to try and get you to catch up on the story so far on their (US-only) app, but there are a few cheeky clips of season 2 with Javica in action.

The new footage shows Ryan holding up Kate’s batsuit (she’ll get her own later on), and scaring a baddie by popping up behind them, upside down, and giving them a cheeky “boo!”

It’s a short glimpse, but shows us that this new Batwoman is more fun and light-hearted than before. Between the hanging upside down and the quip, we are getting some Spider-Man vibes, which we are always here for.

Speaking about why it was important her Batwoman has a distinctive look from Ruby Rose’s, Javica said: “I love the fact that Ryan is becoming her own Batwoman – it’s her style, her swag, and her moment.

“I felt it was important that viewers could tell by the silhouette that Batwoman was a Black girl. With the form-fitting suit and beautiful Afro, we definitely nailed it!”

Batwoman will return for season 2 on Sunday, January 17 on The CW in the US. E4 airs the series in the UK.