The Killing Joke is a 30-year-old Batman graphic novel that goes to ugly places, especially in what it does Batgirl. And when folks expressed anger at Barbara Gordon’s portrayal in a new, controversial scene in the upcoming film adaptation during a DC panel, things got ugly in real life.
It’s not been a good day for DC Comics. Earlier this morning, the company announced that it was down over $2 million in its total revenue and expenditure for the last financial year. It’s getting worse, though: DC’s reaction to the bad news is apparently to get editors to stop experimenting with its comic books.
I’ve been waiting a long time to play as Batgirl in a modern video game. Now the chance has arrived in the form of a new add-on for the latest Batman title. Is it what I wanted? Not really.
Batman: Arkham Knight’s first post-release DLC, which will see you play as Batgirl, will drop on July 14 for season pass holders and July 21 if you would rather buy it separately. The announcement via European press release listing a price of £5.79, so it’ll probably be around $7-8 stateside.
The new Batman is a cop. The new Robins are pretty much a gang. So, yes, the new Batman is probably going to have to arrest the new Robins. And Batgirl, too.
Well, my interest level in Batman: Arkham Knight just skyrocketed. Fresh details on the DLC coming in the game’s season pass reveal Batgirl’s Arkham game debut.
Batgirl has been in the media for all the wrong reasons recently — but this is nothing new. The iconic heroine has long been a source of controversy for DC, thanks to a series of strange decisions. Here's the story of DC's Batgirls, and the controversies that have come to define them.
Hello, my friends and potential food source. Spring is dawning here in the post-apocalypse, with its requisite rain showers, blooming flowers, and of course, the cannibal horselords of Old Sante Fe. Now who wants to talk about how incredibly awful that Joker variant cover of Batgirl #41 is? I sure do!
Looks like the line-up of Titans live-action series might include Barbara Gordon. The redhead known as both Batgirl and Oracle might be part of the twentysomething Titans TV show, according to a report on Nerdist.
When Marvel announced that its next round of movies would include a Captain Marvel movie, we were thrilled. Yes, a major Marvel movie featuring a popular and wonderful female superhero. But amidst that celebration, let's not forget there are still tons of worthy female superheroes who would make excellent movie stars.
Batgirl is getting a look, a new perspective and a new creative team. It's all good news — especially that fan-favorite illustrator Babs Tarr will making her mainstream comic debut — but none of it better than Barbara Gordon's brand new, utterly fantastic new uniform.
Marcin Surma posted a gallery of concept and promotional art he created for the in-development shooter Superhot:
The X-Men movies have been giving us a glimpse of Marvel's mutants in the 1960s and 1970s. That's all well and good — but we'd really love to see some other superheroes reconnect with their roots in the movies. Here are eight superheroes who'd be more interesting if they were closer to their earlier comic-book…
Warning: mild spoilers follow for plot points in Batman: Arkham Origins.
That's Jim Gordon's daughter up there. Man, let’s hope this means you’ll eventually be able to play as Batgirl.
Back in action years after being crippled by the Joker, Batgirl's biggest problem in DC Comics' New 52 reboot seems to be all the men in her life worried about her getting hurt again. Batwoman doesn't have to deal with this crap.Page 1 Page 2 Page 2