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Tuesday, February 07, 2017

"Batgirl and the Birds Of Prey"



Sneak Peek DC Comics' "Batgirl and the Birds Of Prey" #7, written by Julie Benson, Shawna Benson and illustrated by Claire Roe, with covers by Yanick Paquette and Karmome Shirahama, available February 8, 2017:


"...the new 'Oracle' is now embedded in the lives of the 'Birds of Prey' and they're going to have to make it work whether they like it or not!


"Plus, 'Huntress' has decided to make 'Gotham' her permanent home-but that means venturing into the most dangerous world of all...


"...the Gotham City real-estate market!


"Perhaps an abandoned amusement park with a deadly slide is right up her alley?..."



Danish filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn ("Drive") confirms he is still interested in directing a superhero feature for Warners based on 'Batgirl' and the 'Birds Of The Prey'.


"You know the one I want to do? I want to make 'Batgirl'," said Refn. 


"...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'...


...in "Detective Comics" #359, titled "The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl!" (1967) by writer Gardner Fox and illustrator Carmine Infantino. 


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