Batgirl

Batgirl

Volume 1, Batgirl of Burnside

Graphic Novel - 2015
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"It's Batgirl as you've never seen her before! Big changes are here for Barbara Gordon as she moves across Gotham City to begin a new chapter in her ongoing fight against crime as Batgirl! The new creative team of Cameron Stewart (BATMAN AND ROBIN, SEAGUY, SEVEN SOLDIERS), Brenden Fletcher and Babs Tarr set Barbara Gordon off in a brand-new direction in BATGIRL VOL. 1! Collects BATGIRL #35-40 and a story from SECRET ORIGINS #10"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : DC Comics, [2015]
ISBN: 9781401253325
1401253326
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Fletcher, Brenden
Tarr, Babs
Alternative Title: Batgirl of Burnside

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danomcd
Apr 03, 2018

I am guessing that this is DC's attempt to compete with Marvel/Disney's younger super hero line. I did read it over before giving it to my 8 year old son just to make sure and found it a fairly boring read....funny enough that was his comment as well. It is basically a graphic novel about nothing.

Mark_Daly Jun 20, 2016

A very appealing and confident but inexperienced Batgirl moves to Gotham's hip neighborhood and juggles friendships, fame, grad school, romance and crime-fighting. The supporting characters are appealing but the focus is rightly on Babs. The storytelling seamlessly blends contemporary computer trends with traditional costumed heroics. The stylish art and bold coloring make this a fun read.

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Keogh
May 19, 2016

A new creative team come on board for the character, as Barbara Gordon moves into a new neighbourhood, along with a different look and attitude. She's more of a party mindset here than the serious minded character we might more associate with as she gets settled in, dealing with issues in both identities. It's not at the same level as Gail Simone's run on the character, but it's better than a good deal out there.

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skyekilaen
May 11, 2016

This isn’t the Batgirl that I first met in Batgirl: Year One. That’s okay! Different universe, same character elements, new stories. This Batgirl, a.k.a. Barbara Gordon, is a supergenius with computers who’s starting a new life in a new neighborhood. A rash of electronic device thefts is the mystery that starts all the action. The ensuing mix of Babs as both detective and superhero stays true to the classic aspects of her character. The plot has plenty of momentum, complemented by the vibrant colors and great movement in the art. Her friends and colleagues are a diverse, very real group of people you’d want to hang out with. This is a great young adult female superhero book!

multcolib_rossb May 02, 2016

It's fun to see a superhero who isn't a teenager but who also isn't all grown up. In this comic, Batgirl is a 21 year old who is juggling grad school and online dating along with her superhero career. Her hipster neighborhood, while no connection to our Burnside Street, should feel right at home to Portlanders.

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duane767
Sep 26, 2015

Marvel has Ms. Marvel and DC has Batgirl - both aimed at today's younger generations and great stuff for youth to read. The story got better and better as I kept reading. It's a departure from the previous direction this title had but it's a good departure.

DC387 Aug 21, 2015

I expected more from the Artwork & Storyline.

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indypunx
Jul 09, 2016

indypunx thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

Mark_Daly Jun 20, 2016

Mark_Daly thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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