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Real Identity: Dr. Francine Langstrom
Affiliations: S.T.A.R. Labs
Appearances (Episodes): #NightmareInGotham Part 1 and #NightmareInGotham Part 2
Powers/Skills: Flight, Echolocation, and Knowledge of Science
Voiced By: Grey Griffin
Dr. Francine Langstrom is a scientist employed by S.T.A.R. Labs in Gotham City. She is famed for developing an experimental bat-gland serum then testing it on herself and transforming into a monstrosity named She-Bat. She loses all control of her faculties, and in essence, the She-Bat is a completely different persona as well. One Halloween, the Joker and Harley Quinn broke into S.T.A.R. Labs, bound Langstrom, and used her as a distraction so they could get away in case a super-hero opposed them. Those heroes turned out to be Wonder Woman and Batgirl. He used a remote control to open the doors of a room and revealed Langstrom with her mouth taped shut and bound in a device. She tried to tell them something. Batgirl checked the scientist's name badge and learned she was Dr. Francine Langstrom. Wonder Woman asked if she knew her. Batgirl noted not personally but knew about the She-Bat incident. The tape was removed from Langstrom's mouth. She yelled it was a trap but it was too late.
Langstrom transformed into She-Bat. Wonder Woman remarked, "Great Hera." Batgirl realized they walked right into Joker's trap. Wonder Woman agreed, as she tried to hold down She-Bat by the legs, and suggested their efforts were better spent looking for an antidote. She-Bat lunged at Wonder Woman. Batgirl opened a storage closet but there were rows lined with different serums. Batgirl found the antidote just as Wonder Woman secured She-Bat in the Lasso of Truth. The Joker blimp arrived and pelted the room with high intensity sonar. She-Bat broke free and flew up to the blimp. She-Bat dropped Joker and Harley Quinn off on the roof of the Wayne Tower then proceeded to terrorize Gotham Square with Gentleman Ghost and Solomon Grundy. She even tossed a police officer. After the Super Hero Girls arrived, She-Bat flew after Bumblebee. She-Bat eventually swallowed Bumblebee whole but she took the opportunity to empty the vial of antidote Batgirl gave her. She gagged and spit her out then flew to a roof where she transformed back into Dr. Francine Langstrom. She was weak from the ordeal but Bumblebee helped her up. She walked her to the Square and reunited with Green Lantern, Zatanna, and Supergirl.