Batgirl #52 review

Brenden Fletcher brings this book to a close before Rebirth as Batgirl says bye-bye to Burnside in a finale titled “Turning the Page”. So is it a page turner? Let’s talk about…

Batgirl #51 review

This month’s issue features a sad Babs on the cover with her costume in the trash bin in perhaps what feels like an appropriate commentary on the whole redirection of this comic,…

Batgirl #50 review

This plus-sized issue is 40 pages of Batgirl, but before you get too excited about that, let me just state up front that 7 of those pages are basically pin-ups, 5 of…

Batgirl #49 review

Okay folks! Now we’re cooking with gas. It’s unfortunate that Barbara Gordon needs to be unconscious on a table in order to be interesting in her own comic book (let alone an…

Batgirl #48 review

“Old Friends” brings Black Canary back to the pages of Batgirl, but don’t get too excited. While Dinah may have perked the book up a point the last time we saw her…

Batgirl #47 review

Every month I come to this book with some small ever-fading glimmer of hope, but notoriously low expectations, and every time those hopes are dashed and the expectations are met head-on. These…

Batgirl #46 review

The Batgirl team continues to give us more of what someone wants (apparently a lot of someones since the book sells). Unfortunately I’m not one of those someones, but every month I…

Batgirl #45 review

Welcome to a new nadir from the Batgirl team: a superhero book without any real superheroics that features a title character who is so insufferable you’d think she was the neurotic bride…

Batgirl #44 review

I’ve “been trying really hard to highlight the positives that are in this book”. Truer words from Bat Reviewer Josh were never spoken as I really struggled with this issue. The fact…

Batgirl #43 review

I promised I was going to try to say good things about this book this month and I’m keeping my promise, but that doesn’t mean I’m not going to point out where…