Wednesday, October 12, 2016

"Batgirl and the Birds Of Prey"

Sneak Peek DC Comics "Batgirl and the Birds Of Prey", available October 12, 2016, written by Julie Benson, Shawna Benson and illustrated by Claire Roe, with covers by Yanick Paquette and Karmome Shirahama:

"...the dangerous new 'Oracle' is finding that 'Gotham' mobs aren't up to the task of keeping the 'Birds of Prey' off the scent.

"So they send in the 'Snakes', including 'Copperhead', 'The Asp', 'Cottonmouth' and 'Lady Viper' are the most venomous foes the Birds have ever faced..."

Meanwhile Danish filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn ("Drive") continues to push Warners to let him direct a 'Batgirl' solo film.

"You know the one I want to do? I want to make 'Batgirl'," said Refn. "Let's get Warners working on it."

" would probably be great fun.

"I very much enjoy my freedom creatively, but I also would love to make one of those big Hollywood films that costs a lot of money...

"...and has a lot of people running around with cell phones and all that insanity..."

'Batgirl' aka 'Betty Kane' (named after 'Batman' creator Bob Kane) debuted in DC Comics (1961) courtesy artist Bill Finger and writer Sheldon Moldoff as 'Bat-Girl'...

...then replaced by 'Barbara Gordon' in 1967, the daughter of 'Gotham City' police commissioner James Gordon... "Detective Comics" #359, titled "The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl!" (1967) by writer Gardner Fox and illustrator Carmine Infantino. 

Upcoming DC Comics' -based Warners movies now include "Suicide Squad", opening August 5, 2016, "Wonder Woman" June 2, 2017, "Justice League" November 17, 2017, "The Flash" March 16, 2018, "Aquaman" July 27, 2018, "Shazam" April 5, 2019, "Cyborg" April 3, 2020 and "Green Lantern Corps" July 24, 2020.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Batgirl"...