Batgirl #6

Feb. 8th, 2012 05:48 pm
aeka: (Barbara Gordon [Oracle]:)
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While there were some moments in this book I found a bit silly, all in all I actually liked this issue. Especially the scenes between Gretel and Barbara.

First, mum is back!

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Barbara being all Oracle-like by doing her homework. That I like. Though I am starting to wonder if she still had her big iconic clock tower in this new DCU if she was only Oracle for three years.

And now, Batman and Batgirl team-up!

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Not sure if I'm looking forward to revisiting the "The Joke," but I will nevertheless check it out to see if there's any mention of her as Oracle. I'm honestly still waiting on that confirmation. :(

Date: 2012-02-09 05:06 am (UTC)
lbd_nytetrayn: Star Force Dragonzord Power! (Default)
From: [personal profile] lbd_nytetrayn
So, does the NEW DCU tell if Stephanie was ever Batgirl here, and why she quit if so? Would it just be a matter of "oh, the original's back, I guess I'm out of a job?"

Date: 2012-02-09 06:14 am (UTC)
zechs80: (Mayuri)
From: [personal profile] zechs80
You don't want to know what Bruce says to Babs this issue concerning the Batgirl title. It's too rage inducing if you're a Steph, Helena, Cass, or Bette fan.

Date: 2012-02-09 07:58 am (UTC)
lbd_nytetrayn: Star Force Dragonzord Power! (Default)
From: [personal profile] lbd_nytetrayn
Oh, please do go on. It's not like I'm at a point where I feel that DC is the company to make decisions I'll actually like right now...

Date: 2012-02-09 08:48 am (UTC)
zechs80: (Mayuri)
From: [personal profile] zechs80
Yeah... you were always meant to be nothing more than just a girl Barbara. Not a Batwoman.. cause we already have one running around. But you'll always be Batgirl.. not those other two who came after you. Or you're own heroic identity. Just Batgirl forever. *bangs head on desk*

Date: 2012-02-09 09:30 am (UTC)
lbd_nytetrayn: Star Force Dragonzord Power! (Default)
From: [personal profile] lbd_nytetrayn
Ha, thanks.

Date: 2012-02-12 11:41 am (UTC)
thespis: ([batgirl] steph is amazing)
From: [personal profile] thespis
Oh my god, I want to hit something.

That's just... such an insult, not only to Steph and Cass and Helena and Bette, but to Babs as well.

Argh, I hate this reboot so much. So, so much.

Date: 2012-02-09 06:19 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] darkknightjrk
Over on her Tumblr, Gail's said that she's run it with editorial and at least one other has been Batgirl in the new history.

Date: 2012-02-09 08:45 am (UTC)
zechs80: (Mayuri)
From: [personal profile] zechs80
Oh goodie. Official recognition some person's run as Batgirl was made a mute point. So.. I'm assuming it's Steph who was kept since Cass's history has been nullified to the point neither she nor Helena could have ever been it. Plus Bette well we know that obviously with Batwoman.

Though if Cass was spared and still Batgirl then why did she leave the role? Because then Steph's title is then made mute and is then a gut punch.

There's really no winning.

Date: 2012-02-09 02:19 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] gerardotejada
Both Steph and Cass were integrated wonderfully on Batman Inc. Batgirl and Red Robin Books (The Holy trinity of Morrison-Q.Miller-Yost).

Officially only Steph exist (yeah Cass disapeared out of existence) but as DC takes Morrison as the word of God if any Batman.Inc happens on Honk-Kong or Tokyo Cass would be there


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