Batgirl

Barbara Gordon redefined what it meant to be a self-made hero when she crafted her own costume and joined Batman's crusade right under her father’s nose.

The mean streets of Gotham City have a number of guardian angels watching over them. And one of the first—the young woman who turned the Dynamic Duo into the Batman family—was Batgirl. Barbara Gordon has always existed between two worlds: her life at home as the only daughter of Police Commissioner James Gordon and her life swinging from gargoyles as an associate of the Dark Knight and a founding member of the Birds of Prey.

Birds of Prey and DC's Radical Tradition of Girl Gangs

The DC Universe has always been filled with brilliant women.

Cass Effect: Sarah Kuhn and Nicole Goux Talk Shadow of the Batgirl
Gotham Gazette: A New Team Rises

Greeting citizens of Gotham! Meg Downey is off on a secret mission, so I’ve been entrusted with the printing press here at the Gotham Gazette, and not a moment too soon.

First Look: Batgirl's Burnside Past Returns to Haunt Her
Barbara Gordon finds herself at odds with the Terrible Trio, as the animalistic Burnside baddies make a push into Gotham in this Batgirl #34 sneak peek.
Batman, a History of Heroics: 1960s-1970s

The 1960s were a wild, rocky time in American history, and that was true in the world of the Dark Knight as well, who faced a serious sales slump until an out-of-nowhere television hit reinvigorated the character and expanded his world even

Gotham: Where Do Baby Batgirls Come From?

Great Caesars ghost! The end of last week’s Gotham, “13 Stitches,” boasted a moment we’ve all been expecting, yet it still somehow caught us all by surprise.

Why Barbara Gordon and Dick Grayson are DC's Greatest Love Story

The DC Universe is chalk full of some of the most wonderful romances in popular culture—Superman and Lois Lane, Batman and Catwoman, Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor.

Gotham: Can Barbara be Redeemed?

On Gotham last season, Barbara seemed more far gone than ever. She allied herself with Ra’s al Ghul, became the leader of the League of Shadows and began a gender war against all men. This year, she’s noticeably calmed down.

Gotham: Surviving No Man's Land

Look, it's pretty safe to say that Gotham City has had its fair share or problems.

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