Tuesday, October 17, 2017

"Batgirl" Movie Updates

DC Comics' "Batgirl" #19, in support of Warners upcoming stand-alone "Batgirl" feature, is written by Hope Larson and illustrated by Chris Wildgoose, with covers by Dan Mora and Joshua Middleton, available January 24, 2018:

"...when a massive blizzard hits 'Gotham City' without warning, 'Batgirl' must brave the bitter cold to discover the truth behind the storm. Is it an act of nature? Or is the 'Penguin' up to no good? Find out in what promises to be a chilling metropolitan mystery for the ages..."

"We haven't gone out there and said what our slate is, because we'll do it when we're ready and have the films we're excited for," said DC 's Geoff Johns about the new "Batgirl" feature.  

"'But we are doing 'Batgirl' with Joss Whedon, and it's going to be super exciting. He's going to start that next year."

'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. 

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