Batgirl #18 review

I love saccharin Christmas comic book stories–you know, those one-and-done tales of peace on earth and good will featuring superheroes doing good deeds for the less-fortunate, helping to restore a sense of…

Batgirl #16 review

Hope Larson pushes her Batgirl and Nightwing team up into a new level of mystery as “Summer of Lies” hits its third installment. We’re still on the trail of the elusive Ainsley,…

Batgirl #15 review

“Summer of Lies” continues as Batgirl and Nightwing deepen their investigation into ex-colleague Ainsley’s potential vendetta (using nano-technology and possibly the Wonderland Gang to further aims we still have yet to fully…

Batgirl #14 review

I know a lot of people feel like Jervis Tetch is a “poor man’s Joker”, but I’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for the Mad Hatter because he’s just…

Batgirl #13 review

We get another one-shot from Hope Larson on the Batgirl title, and this time it’s a team-up with Catwoman in a little tale humorously titled “The Truth about Bats and Dogs”. I’ll…

Batgirl #12 review

The first thing I want to appreciate about this issue is that Hope Larson has given us a one-shot, which we just have too few of in comics these days. The current…

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…