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Batgirl Annual #2 cover by Emanuela Lupacchino and Dave Stewart

Batgirl Annual #2 Review: Murderous Sibling Rivalry

A string of peculiar murders has been committed across Gotham, and Batgirl believes she has a lead on the perpetrator. The killings resemble a slasher movie Barbara and James Gordon Jr. watched as kids. Barbara interrogates her incarcerated brother about the killings, and he points Batgirl in the direction of a bevy of unhinged fans […]

Nightwing #47 cover by Mike Perkins and Dave McCaig

Nightwing #47 Review: Shaky Allegory and Silly Villains

Nightwing is attacked by the Terminals, bizarre, self-repairing automatons working on behalf of Wyrm and “the Dark Web.” Meanwhile, the Russian Sisterhood holds a gala hostage to get a shot at Willem Cloke. Batgirl is there, but she’s not currently able to jump into action. Thankfully, Nightwing is able to fight his way through the […]

Nightwing #46 cover by Mike Perkins and Dave McCaig

Nightwing #46 Review: Is Dick Grayson an Actual Luddite?

Nightwing is under attack from Wyrm, and he has drones infesting his body which give Wyrm power over him. Dick makes an escape from the creature and is saved by Batgirl, and she can deal help with the problem of the drones. The two work to find the source of Mirage’s power while the acting […]

Batgirl vs. the Riddler #1 cover by Rafael Albuquerque and Dave McCaig

Batgirl vs. the Riddler #1 Review: Ed Nigma the Nice Guy

Batgirl receives a tape recording from the Riddler that informs her that four hostages have been spread across Burnside by the Riddler. Nigma was told by the Joker about the impending marriage between Batman and Catwoman. Consequently, the Riddler has now been thinking about finding a love of his own, and his sights have been […]

Batman Beyond #20 cover by Viktor Kalvachev

Batman Beyond #20 Review: Enjoyable in Spite of Clichés

A member of the Jokerz named Scab has invaded the Gotham City Police Department headquarters, has taken a hostage, killed many officers, and has pinned down Commissioner Barbara Gordon. Batman Beyond is ready to respond, but Bruce Wayne insists that Terry should take along his little brother and new Robin, Matt McGinnis. Terry is reluctant […]

Nightwing #44 cover by Declan Shalvey and Jordie Bellaire

Nightwing #44 Review: The Bleeding Edge of Cool

Nightwing saves a subway full of people from perishing due to their detonating cellphones. He contacts Batgirl about the problem, but she doesn’t have any leads for him to follow. Later, Dick responds to a murder that seems linked to this mysteriously malfunctioning technology. Nightwing #44 comes close to falling into the trap of a […]

Batgirl vs. Supergirl

Batgirl vs. Supergirl in the Latest DC Versus Video

Superman was the first superhero, and Batman was the second. And from that point people have been debating on who would win in a fight. The Dark Knight balances the scales against the Man of Steel because of his intellect, strategy, determination, and the fact he is a bit paranoid and is prepared for everyone […]

Barzinga Episode 2: Batbeer!

In today’s episode, BL and Henn talk about the CGC Signature Series, the best way to preserve your signed comics and magazines. Today’s question is: List everyone who has ever been Batgirl in the comic series (all 70+ years of it)! Hint: Barbara Gordon isn’t the only one to wear that cowl. If you’re not […]


The Evolution Of Batgirl

Fifty years ago, DC comics showed us the first Batwoman in the form of Kathy Kane. forty-five years ago we got the first Batgirl, but this was Betty Kane. And then in 1966, forty years ago, we got our first look at Barbara Gordon in the now famous costume. The folks at Fun.com have put together […]

New Batman: Arkham Knight 2-Pack Features Oracle And Batgirl

Barbara Gordon has had two distinct alter-egos over the years. As the first Batgirl she fought for justice alongside the Caped Crusader and the rest of the Batman family. And after the events of the Killing Joke, Barbara’s strength and intelligence kept her in the crime-fighting game as Oracle, the information backbone of the DC […]


The Future Of Barbara Gordon In The DC Universe (SPOILERS)

I am not sure how much we are to believe in Batman Beyond‘s statement that it portrays the definitive future of the DC Universe, in that it appears to still have a future cyborged Superman, his body turned into a robot killing machine by Ultron Brother Eye. I can’t see Warners ever agreeing to that […]

Today, Harley Quinn Introduces A Familiar Red Head In A Wheelchair…

Apologies for the dismissive “red head” in the title, but this is Harley Quinn we’re talking about here. And she’s not one for human resources mandated sensitivity training in her new company. That’s right, previewed in the back of today’s Convergence: Plastic Man And The Freedom Fighters #2, we see a company of Harley Quinn-alikes […]


New Teen Titans #42

The Titans Roster Leaked For New TNT Series

According to a report from The Nerdist, a leaked script for TNT’s upcoming The Titans series has revealed the team roster for at least the pilot. Dick Grayson will lead the team as Robin with the idea that he will grow into the Nightwing name. After breaking up with Batman, he’s working as a private detective in […]

Finally Ready To Talk About Batgirl #35 (UPDATE From Brenden Fletcher)

Christine Marie Vinciquarra As most of you know, the Batgirl series has been taken over by a new creative team consisting of, Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher, and Babs Tarr. Their first issue, #35, was released last Wednesday, and it has taken me a little over a week to be able to form a fair opinion. I was […]


The Crippling Of Barbara Gordon In The Killing Joke Sells For Six Figures

  It is the page that changed Barbara Gordon, Batgirl, forever. Until 2011, that is. Never meant to be a part of official Batman continuity, The Killing Joke saw a confrontation between Batman and The Joker leading to the Joker trying to turn Gordon into a madman by attacking his daughter, just as the Joker […]

Is This The Wonder Woman Comic We’ve Been Waiting For? Plus, Oracle!

  I like the Wonder Woman comic from Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang. But its not exactly the comic I can give to my daughters, who enjoy Wonder Woman in non-comics form. Well, Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman, a new digital-first-then-print comic from Gail Simone, Ethan Van Sciver, Amanda Deibert and Cat Staggs has the potential to […]