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…

Batgirl #3 review

Barbara Gordon does something in this month’s issue of Batgirl that I’m pretty sure we never saw her do during her Burnside run (and possibly even before Burnside, when she was still…