​The Real Problems With This Controversial Batgirl Cover

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! » 3/18/15 11:00am 3/18/15 11:00am

Is This Cover Appropriate for Batgirl?

So recently, there's been a kerfuffle over the "Joker Variant" cover of Batgirl #41. DC has been doing monthly variants for most of its comics and this month, the theme was the Joker. Unfortunately, the variant cover they chose for Batgirl didn't exactly match the fun tone that the book conveys. In fact, it was pretty… » 3/17/15 10:38pm 3/17/15 10:38pm

Are We Entering The Age Of The Practical Superhero Costume?

This year two big Superheroines have gone through major redesigns - Batgirl and, this week, Spider-Woman. Both designs shared a similar mantra: ditch the spandex, and get practical. But are they first steps in revitalising superhero designs into something more feasible in the 21st Century? » 12/19/14 3:00pm 12/19/14 3:00pm

Christmas Caroling with Batgirl and Supergirl

It's time for the annual Batgirl/Supergirl Christmas comic by Mike Maihack. These comics are always adorable, and this time is no exception. And there's a surprise cameo! » 12/17/14 11:54am 12/17/14 11:54am

2014's Batgirl In New Batman Adventures Colours Makes For Great Cosplay

Well, this is just about a perfect case of two great tastes tasting great together - Cosplayer Emberphantom mashed up the smart new style of the latest Batgirl design by Babs Tarr with the colour scheme of her outfit from The New Batman Adventures animated series into one brilliant Cosplay! » 12/16/14 9:00am 12/16/14 9:00am

Oh My God, DC Are Making An Animated Series Barbara Gordon Figure

DC Collectibles débuted their new line of figures based on the fan favourite Batman: The Animated Series earlier this year, but the series is about to get a whole lot cooler - Animated Batgirl is coming! » 12/12/14 5:00pm 12/12/14 5:00pm

It's Great We're Getting A Captain Marvel Movie. It's Also Not Enough.

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. » 11/13/14 12:30pm 11/13/14 12:30pm

Sideshow's newest Batgirl statue is almost perfect

Another day, another expensive bit of beauty from the world of nerdy Merchandise to look at - and Sideshow's new 'Premium Format' Batgirl Statue is definitely one worth taking a look at, as it's absolutely fantastic. » 10/06/14 1:00pm 10/06/14 1:00pm

The First Six Pages Of The New Batgirl Comic Are Just What We Hoped For

Can't wait for the new Batgirl team's comic to debut with that sweet new costume? Neither can we. Fortunately, DC has released the first six pages of Batgirl's next issue, giving us a taste of Babs' new writers and artist in action. » 10/03/14 3:20pm 10/03/14 3:20pm

Supergirl Reacts To Batgirl's New Costume In The Most Adorable Way

Batgirl may not make her first official outing in her new outfit until this fall, but in his latest Batgirl/Supergirl fan comic, the wonderful Mike Maihack has Batgirl chasing Harley Quinn in her new duds—at least until Supergirl shows up to admire her wardrobe. » 7/21/14 7:00pm 7/21/14 7:00pm

There Is Already Tons Of Amazing Fan Art Featuring Batgirl's New Costume

We're in love with Babs Tarr's new design for Batgirl, and so are many artists who have already taken to the Internet to celebrate Barbara Gordon's new look. Check out just a few of the Batgirl fan illustrations featuring her new costume. » 7/11/14 11:30am 7/11/14 11:30am

Batgirl's New Uniform May Be The Best Damn Superheroine Outfit Ever

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. » 7/10/14 5:30pm 7/10/14 5:30pm

8 Movie Superheroes Who Need To Return To Their Comic Book Roots

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… » 5/08/14 10:21am 5/08/14 10:21am

Show Your Love For DC Comics Heroines With These Dreamy 1940s Pin-Ups!

The iconic women of the DC Universe have seldom looked bolder or more beautiful than they do in these pin-up illustrations by Ant Lucia, which have been making the rounds online recently. And now, Quantum Mechanix is releasing 10 of them as art prints. We've got an exclusive first look, including a few you've never… » 4/08/14 8:00am 4/08/14 8:00am

Supergirl & Batgirl Christmas by Mike Maihack

In what has now become a seasonal tradition for artist Mike Maihack, we see how Batgirl and best pal, Supergirl, spend the holidays in these adorable mini-comics. » 12/21/13 3:09pm 12/21/13 3:09pm

Batgirl and Nightwing's Wedding Shames All Other Geek Weddings

Holy insanely detailed comic book wedding, Batman! We cannot believe the amount of detail that was put into this Batgirl and Nightwing-themed wedding. Their photo booth was a GOTHAM MUG SHOT! » 7/09/13 8:15am 7/09/13 8:15am

The super ladies of DC don hipster fashions on their days off

Elizabeth Beals puts DC's female heroes and villains in fashionable street clothes inspired by their spandex work outfits. Now she just needs to tell us wear Harley Quinn buys her clothes. » 6/15/13 5:00pm 6/15/13 5:00pm

The Most Astonishing Cosplay at Wondercon 2013

Fans and creators have descended on Anaheim, California, filled with amazing passion for science fiction, fantasy, comics and games. We've been wandering the floor here at Wondercon, and we've seen some amazing cosplay. Including Gender-Swapped Hellboy, Hipster Slave Leia, Wreck-It Ralph and some pretty amazing… » 3/29/13 7:42pm 3/29/13 7:42pm

7 Superheroes Who Should Get Their Own Arrow-style TV Shows

It's still a little weird to say out loud, but The CW's Green Arrow show Arrow is good. Like, really good. Like, a perfect match of superheroics, accessibility and non-superheroic drama for mass audiences, and with no need for budget-busting special effects. It's possibly the perfect superhero TV show, and it got us… » 2/26/13 10:00am 2/26/13 10:00am