Barbara Gordon’s Mother Removed From Batgirl #43 and Replaced by… The Maker???

The solicitation for Batgirl #43 has been going through a few ch-ch-changes, switching out one plot, city location and villain for another, while retaining the cover and creative team…

BATGIRL #43
(W) Cecil Castellucci (A) Cian Dormey (CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
After her disastrous dust-up with Oracle, Batgirl needs to regroup. But when Barbara Gordon’s boss sends her to Chicago, she must confront the city’s greatest threat…her estranged mother! Luckily, a dangerous new villain called Opus distracts her from that unhappy reunion by threatening to bury Batgirl in the Windy City-forever! In Shops: Jan 22, 2020 SRP: $3.99

BATGIRL #43
(W) Cecil Castellucci (A) Cian Tormey (CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
After the disastrous dust-up with Oracle, Batgirl needs to regroup. But when a power villain’s imagination takes the city by storm, she must go once more unto the breach of super-heroism. THE MAKER has come to Gotham to claim a prize from his past and Batgirl must stop him before she loses herself in the grip of his twisted tales come to life! In Shops: Jan 22, 2020 Final Orders Due: Dec 16, 2019 SRP: $3.99

Man, I know Ultimate Reed Richards has been turning up in a lot of Marvel Comics titles of late, including Absolute Carnage and Future Foundation. and has recently been opening the door to parallel dimensions.,. could he have gone this far? No. obviously not. Unless…

Barbara Gordon's Mother Removed From Batgirl #43 and Replaced by... The Maker???

Those do look like rather stretchy purple hands don’t they?

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