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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

"Batgirl" - Art Of The Crime



In support of the developing "Batgirl" standalone feature, scripted by Christina Hodson ("Bumblebee"), take a look at DC Comics' "Batgirl" #26, written by Mairghread Scott and illustrated by Paul Pelletier, with covers by Sean Murphy and Joshua Middleton, available August 28, 2018:


"...in 'Art of the Crime', part one, during a high-speed chase with the art thief 'Grotesque'...



"...the villain K.O.'s 'Batgirl' with a souped-up stun gun that temporarily disrupts the device implanted in her spine to help her walk..."


'Batgirl' aka 'Betty Kane' (named after 'Batman' creator Bob Kane) debuted in DC Comics (1961), created by illustrator Bill Finger and writer Sheldon Moldoff...


...then in 1967, was replaced by 'Barbara Gordon', daughter of 'Gotham City' police commissioner 'James Gordon'...


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


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