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Well, this is unexpected, to say the least!

In the week that Buffy has celebrated it's 20th anniversary this news has just come out out.

From Variety

Whedon is nearing a deal to write, direct, and produce an untitled Batgirl pic for Warner Bros. as part of its DC Extended Universe.

And on Twitter

I may have my issues with the man, but this is big news, and a very positive sign for Batgirl I think. And I suspect that, given his tone with the MCU, we might see something a little more upbeat and heroic from the DCEU.... thank heavens!
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This is an Elseworlds storyline that combines Batman with the films Nosferatu and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. It's a sequel to a comic called 'Superman: Metropolis' which combined Superman with (not surprisingly) Metropolis; I'm a fan of Bats, Nosferatu and Caligari, less so Supes and Metropolis so I'm just going to share this one.

Scans under the cut... )
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Entertainment Weekly confirm that the director of the hugely enjoyable LEGO Batman movie Chris McKay is being tipped to produce a live action Nightwing movie!!

He's more of an animation director so far, his track record including Robot Chicken, Moral Orel and Titan Maximum but based on LEGO Batman you can't deny he's prepared to have some FUN with the concept of costumed superheroes (which the DCCU is so sadly lacking, thought their TV shows seem to have gotten the hint).

Bill Dubuque (The Accountant) is set to write the script.

And as a bit of a teaser... perhaps! ;) )
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The LEGO Batman Movie is only a couple of weeks away, and so a couple of the newer trailers seems apt

And since this is me, a couple of them focus on their take on the Boy Wonder.

Rrrriiiiiiip!! )
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So I was going to do a Batgirl retrospective or something to as a framing device, but screw it, it's New Year's, I'm lazy, and espanolbot is probably going to get to that that sooner or later. Anyways, I made this about a month back, spent many precious hours I could've used studying for finals, and when all's said and done... I regret nothing.

As first posts of 2017 go, I could do worse.
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Continuing our look at superheroes and villains of times past in comparison to their modern counterparts, we come to one of the more consistantly popular Bat Family characters from the Silver Age: Barbara Gordon!

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countdown32cover

Head Writer: Paul Dini
Writer for #34: Jimmy Palmoitti & Justin Gray
Writer for #33: Adam Beechman
Writer for #32: Tony Bedard
Artist for #34: Jesus Saiz
Artist for #33: Carlos Magno
Artist for #32: Al Barrrionuevo
Senior Editor: Mike Marts
Associate Editor: Jeannie Schaefer


Let's just get back with Countdown to Final Crisis...

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Head Writer: Paul Dini
Writer for #37: Adam Beechen
Writer for #36: Tony Bedard
Writer for #35: Sean McKeever
Artists for #37: David Lopez and Mike Norton
Artist for #36: Jim Calafiore
Artist for #35: Manuel Garcia
Senior Editor: Mike Marts
Associate Editor: Jeannie Schaefer


Let's just get back with Countdown to Final Crisis...

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Yeah I’m really conscious of that, we do have these overarching plots we have to serve, but Cameron and I are conscious of new readers coming in at any point, and making this series and the other two series I’m writing, Gotham Academy and Black Canary, not feel bogged down by the long histories of the characterizes, by all these decades worth of stories that came before. I never want to discount any of that or make it seem like those points of continuity never took place. But I just think each issue needs to feel like a fresh place for a new reader to start, that they can come in and get something out of it. - Brenden Fletcher

"I would argue that the people that enjoy this don't know the real Barbara Gordon at all. They like this because they don't know any better. She has been around since 1967. That is 49 years. This current run is a blip of her total history. Stewart's run accounts for about 2% of her accumulated existence. When I evaluate her, I evaluate her against herself. His run is absolutely not a fair representation of the character by any means.

Maybe this is a Batgirl that certain people can relate to, but is it really the kind of Batgirl we want them looking up to and emulating.

A lot of these characters are more real to me than people I know in reality. Batgirl is like my sister for crying out loud. And right now, Stewart is telling lies about her. You think I'm just going to stand by and watch somebody badmouth my sister. I protect my own. Since Batgirl is a fictional character, she can't defend herself. She needs people like you and me to defend her. If you really had her back, like your name implies, you wouldn't be defending this.
"- Brandon Mulholand, reviewer for Batman-News

Writer: Cameron Stewart& Brenden Fletcher
Artist: Babs Tarr for #46 and Eleonora Carlini & Moritat for #47
Colorist: Serge Lapointe

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