Daily Archives: February 4, 2016
Batgirl #45 (aka. trans marriage!)
Also, I love that it didn’t do any of the usual wedding clichés in superhero comics. The only real drama was the situation of the Babs/Luke/Dick triangle. That’s all.
By Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher, Babs Tarr, & Serge Lapointe.
Cute and sort of sentimental issue with lovely art. I haven’t kept up with the whole “Batgirl of Burnside” thing because I’m not crazy about how Babs was being written, but I didn’t need to know too much to get into it. Highlight of the issue? As far as I know, this is the first time a trans person has been married in a comic! Yay for inclusivity!
Review Brew: Batgirl #48
Written By: Cameron Stewart & Brenden Fletcher
Art By: Babs Tarr & Rob Haynes (Breakdowns)
Color Art By: Serge Lapointe & Lee Loughridge
If you follow comic news at all, the big new story is the DC relaunch and possibly reboot that’s coming this summer. For a lot of readers, the change is welcomed (without going into just how close it’ll be to the cinematic universe), as the DC line has lost some of it’s luster since the hopeful New 52 reboot in 2011. However, one of the, if not the biggest, breakout hits of the more recent DC line is Batgirl. While I could tell the story wasn’t necessarily for me, I wanted to check it out before this summer possibly brings it to an end, as I can still respect the craft, even if it subjectively is not in my wheelhouse.
The first thing I will say about this issue, and…
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