Batgirl #11 review

After reading the first three pages of this week’s Batgirl, I was already gearing up to write a completely excoriating review. And then…a miracle happened! Hope Larson pulled it off. The “Son…

Batgirl #10 review

Dad Gordon! Dick Grayson! Ridiculous new super-villain in a ridiculous new theme suit! This week’s offering on the altar of Batgirl is an interesting example of a well-paced visually exciting comic with…

Batgirl #9 review

Oh my. Let’s just get straight to the point. Here are some things I really love in a comic: A superhero who is conflicted by her feelings for the son of a…

Batgirl #8 review

I love it, I hate it. I want to see what happens next and also want to burn the pages of the current book. Sometimes an extreme reaction is a good one….

Batgirl/ Robin: Year One review

There are few books that bring me as much joy as Batgirl/ Robin: Year One. Originally two separate trades, they’ve been joined together to make one magnificent book! When the opportunity came for me…

Batgirl #7 review

There are some crazy quick things that happen in this book–and the sweeping hand of cleaning up a neighborhood junked full of trendy fare and obnoxious aesthetics may make your head spin…

First Look: Batgirl #7

Babs is back in Burnside.  After her sojourn in Asia and a memorable flight with Poison Ivy, Batgirl comes home to meet new challenges and new foes.  Batgirl #7 doesn’t come out…

Batgirl #6 review

I guess I didn’t see this one coming. I fully expected the “Beyond Burnside” arc to be over, but Hope Larson gives us this one-shot epilogue to close things out (and Rafael…

Batgirl #5 review

The “Beyond Burnside Finale” brings Hope Larson’s first Batgirl story to its conclusion. Right up front there’s a lot of cool action in this comic as Batgirl has to work out how…

Batgirl #4 review

We’re in Part 4 of the “Beyond Burnside” arc and all the elements of the story that Hope Larson has been setting up are coming together. We’ve met Schoolgirl early on, but…