Batgirl #42 review

Last month we saw the rebirth/escape of the villain Livewire. This month’s “Surge Protection” gives us her origin via her YouTube-like channel (for which she also apparently did makeup tutorials–seriously). Babs calls…

Batgirl Annual #3 review

Do you need to read Batgirl no. 42 first? No!  Feel free to skip the regular Batgirl series or save it for after: this story is definitely a stand-apart. This is the…

Batgirl #41 review

Batgirl confronts Livewire and, in turn, is confronted by the “new” Batman in this issue titled “Interference”, which picks up in the muddle that is post Endgame, post Convergence. Does Batgirl know…

Batgirl: Endgame #1 review

This Batman: Endgame tie-in gives us the “Battle for the Burnside Bridge” starring Batgirl attempting to rescue a busload of characters trying to escape a hoard of “gigglers”. It all takes place…

Batgirl #40 review

It’s finally time for Barbara Gordon to confront the “Ghost in the Cowl” in this issue, which is the culmination of a story arc that’s been building since the new creative team…

Batgirl #39 review

It’s “Batgirl vs. Burnside” and we get to see our red-haired Girl Wonder chased by an angry mob that includes a baker and a man with a bat full of nails; she…

Batgirl #38 review

The title of this issue is “Likeable” and that’s the crossroads we’re at with this series: is this new Barbara Gordon the least bit likeable? When I read the preview and hit…

Batgirl #37 review

This issue wastes no time throwing the reader into high-stakes circumstances as we see the glamorous BGirl team rampaging through Burnside after a successful robbery, flaunting their stolen goods, and harassing the…

Batgirl #36 review

Last month I promised I would review this book from the perspective of its new intended audience. Just one problem: I’m not sure I quite have a solid grasp of who exactly…

Batgirl #35 review

The title of this book is “Burned” and I guess the $20,000 question is: will you get burned if you buy it? Let’s face it, we’re all bringing a lot of expectations…