History Comicbook / Batgirl2009

18th Apr '16 6:03:15 AM Nohbody
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* StopHelpingMe: Batgirl wants to get Clancy Johnson to stop being the Grey Ghost before he hurts himself or gets somebody else hurt. She recognizes that [[NotSoDifferent other heroes all did the same thing to her]], but she notes that he is doing it specifically because he wants to please her. [[invoked]]


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* UnwantedAssistance: Batgirl wants to get Clancy Johnson to stop being the Grey Ghost before he hurts himself or gets somebody else hurt. She recognizes that [[NotSoDifferent other heroes all did the same thing to her]], but she notes that he is doing it specifically because he wants to please her.
8th Mar '16 10:12:54 PM caivu
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''Batgirl'' was an ongoing monthly comic-book series written by Bryan Q. Miller. Running from 2009 to 2011, this series featured Stephanie Brown as ComicBook/{{Batgirl}}, [[LegacyCharacter the third person to bear the title]], while she simultaneously attends Gotham University. This is the second ongoing series to be named after and feature the ComicBook/{{Batgirl}} character; the previous series focused on the preceding Batgirl, Cassandra Cain.

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''Batgirl'' was an ongoing monthly comic-book series written by Bryan Q. Miller. Running from 2009 to 2011, this series featured Stephanie Brown as ComicBook/{{Batgirl}}, [[LegacyCharacter the third fourth person to bear the title]], while she simultaneously attends Gotham University. This is the second ongoing series to be named after and feature the ComicBook/{{Batgirl}} character; the previous series focused on the preceding Batgirl, Cassandra Cain.



For the character page covering the Batgirl persona and the various women have worn the identity, see Comicbook/{{Batgirl}}.

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For the character page covering the Batgirl persona and the various women who have worn the identity, see Comicbook/{{Batgirl}}.



* LegacyCharacter: She picks up the immediate mantle from Cassandra Cain, becoming the third "real" Batgirl in current continuity, but she also struggles with the even larger burden of living up to Barbara's original legacy. This is exacerbated by the fact that Barbara [[TheObiWan serves as her mentor.]]

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* LegacyCharacter: She picks up the immediate mantle from Cassandra Cain, becoming the third fourth "real" Batgirl in current continuity, but she also struggles with the even larger burden of living up to Barbara's original legacy. This is exacerbated by the fact that Barbara [[TheObiWan serves as her mentor.]]
24th Jan '16 6:49:53 PM nombretomado
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** She also rocks the trademark Bat-Family BadassNormal willpower: she fights off the effects of not only Scarecrow's fear gas, but also the Black Mercy… an alien super-hallucinogen that's previously sidelined {{Superman}} and GreenLantern.

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** She also rocks the trademark Bat-Family BadassNormal willpower: she fights off the effects of not only Scarecrow's fear gas, but also the Black Mercy… an alien super-hallucinogen that's previously sidelined {{Superman}} Franchise/{{Superman}} and GreenLantern.ComicBook/GreenLantern.



** The issue "Field Test" of the first arc of the series, ''Rising'', pit Stephanie against the villain [[ShockAndAwe Livewire]], a CanonImmigrant from the Franchise/{{DCAU}} that first appeared in ''[[SupermanTheAnimatedSeries Superman: The Animated Series]]''. Livewire had also guest-starred in an episode of ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries Batman: The Animated Series]]'' before being imported into the comics. This episode, "Girl's Night Out," which was her first appearance in Gotham City and any Batman related media, featured her fighting (and being defeated by) Batgirl.

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** The issue "Field Test" of the first arc of the series, ''Rising'', pit Stephanie against the villain [[ShockAndAwe Livewire]], a CanonImmigrant from the Franchise/{{DCAU}} that first appeared in ''[[SupermanTheAnimatedSeries Superman: The Animated Series]]''. ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries''. Livewire had also guest-starred in an episode of ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries Batman: The Animated Series]]'' ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' before being imported into the comics. This episode, "Girl's Night Out," which was her first appearance in Gotham City and any Batman related media, featured her fighting (and being defeated by) Batgirl.



* ShockAndAwe: Livewire, a Franchise/{{Superman}} villain that [[CanonImmigrant originally appeared]] in ''[[WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries Superman: The Animated Series]]'', guest stars in the first arc of the series, ''Rising''.

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* ShockAndAwe: Livewire, a Franchise/{{Superman}} villain that [[CanonImmigrant originally appeared]] in ''[[WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries Superman: The Animated Series]]'', ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', guest stars in the first arc of the series, ''Rising''.
12th Nov '15 5:44:04 PM nombretomado
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** In that same issue, Scarecrow's fear gas revealed Stephanie's deep-rooted fears of being a failure as a superhero and as a girlfriend to [[{{Robin}} Tim Drake]]. In the Batgirl/Red Robin crossover in issue #8, her fears are assuaged when Tim tells her he is proud of what she has become.

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** In that same issue, Scarecrow's fear gas revealed Stephanie's deep-rooted fears of being a failure as a superhero and as a girlfriend to [[{{Robin}} [[ComicBook/{{Robin}} Tim Drake]]. In the Batgirl/Red Robin crossover in issue #8, her fears are assuaged when Tim tells her he is proud of what she has become.
7th Oct '15 6:11:35 PM Berrenta
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* GratuitousNinja: Wendy remembers the night that she and Stephanie first met (During a {{crossover}} with ''RedRobin'') as the night with the ninjas. Stephanie herself simply describes them as "assassins."



* InstantAwesomeJustAddNinja: Wendy remembers the night that she and Stephanie first met (During a {{crossover}} with ''RedRobin'') as the night with the ninjas. Stephanie herself simply describes them as "assassins."
9th Jul '15 10:06:24 PM aprillis
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The series ended in August 2011 with the ComicBook/{{New 52}} ContinuityReboot of the [[Franchise/TheDCU DC Universe]], after which a new ''Batgirl'' series was released featuring Barbara Gordon as the titular character. A one-shot featuring Stephanie Brown as Batgirl was published in ''Batman, Inc.: Leviathan Strikes'', containing her planned ''Batman, Inc.'' crossover issues that were never published due to the reboot. Years later, Steph got some more closure (particularly regarding her romance with Tim Drake) in a {{ComicBook/Convergence}} mini-series.

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The series ended in August 2011 with the ComicBook/{{New 52}} ContinuityReboot of the [[Franchise/TheDCU DC Universe]], after which a new ''Batgirl'' series was released featuring Barbara Gordon as the titular character. A one-shot featuring Stephanie Brown as Batgirl was published in ''Batman, Inc.: Leviathan Strikes'', containing her planned ''Batman, Inc.'' crossover issues that were never published due to the reboot. Years later, Steph got some more closure (particularly regarding her on-off romance with Tim Drake) in a {{ComicBook/Convergence}} mini-series.
9th Jul '15 10:05:06 PM aprillis
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The series ended in August 2011 with the ComicBook/{{New 52}} ContinuityReboot of the [[Franchise/TheDCU DC Universe]], after which a new ''Batgirl'' series was released featuring Barbara Gordon as the titular character. A one-shot featuring Stephanie Brown as Batgirl was published in ''Batman, Inc.: Leviathan Strikes'', containing her planned ''Batman, Inc.'' crossover issues that were never published due to the reboot. Years later, Steph got some more closure (particularly regarding her romantic life) in a {{ComcBook/Convergence}} mini-series.

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The series ended in August 2011 with the ComicBook/{{New 52}} ContinuityReboot of the [[Franchise/TheDCU DC Universe]], after which a new ''Batgirl'' series was released featuring Barbara Gordon as the titular character. A one-shot featuring Stephanie Brown as Batgirl was published in ''Batman, Inc.: Leviathan Strikes'', containing her planned ''Batman, Inc.'' crossover issues that were never published due to the reboot. Years later, Steph got some more closure (particularly regarding her romantic life) romance with Tim Drake) in a {{ComcBook/Convergence}} {{ComicBook/Convergence}} mini-series.
5th Jul '15 5:30:50 AM XSpectreGreyX
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** Riot has the same power-set, right down to former PowerIncontinence, to Jamie Madrox from Marvel.
26th May '15 10:15:48 AM MJTR
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The series ended in August 2011 with the ComicBook/{{New 52}} ContinuityReboot of the [[Franchise/TheDCU DC Universe]], after which a new ''Batgirl'' series was released featuring Barbara Gordon as the titular character. A one-shot featuring Stephanie Brown as Batgirl was published in ''Batman, Inc.: Leviathan Strikes'', containing her planned ''Batman, Inc.'' crossover issues that were never published due to the reboot.

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The series ended in August 2011 with the ComicBook/{{New 52}} ContinuityReboot of the [[Franchise/TheDCU DC Universe]], after which a new ''Batgirl'' series was released featuring Barbara Gordon as the titular character. A one-shot featuring Stephanie Brown as Batgirl was published in ''Batman, Inc.: Leviathan Strikes'', containing her planned ''Batman, Inc.'' crossover issues that were never published due to the reboot.
reboot. Years later, Steph got some more closure (particularly regarding her romantic life) in a {{ComcBook/Convergence}} mini-series.
5th May '15 2:13:12 AM erforce
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** Batgirl and Oracle worked out a sequence of code words and names to use in the event that they needed to contact one another but were unable to use their regular means. The pseudonym "Fay Wray", the starring actress in ''Film/KingKong'', means "[[BruceWayneHeldHostage Blonde, in dress, in distress]]."

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** Batgirl and Oracle worked out a sequence of code words and names to use in the event that they needed to contact one another but were unable to use their regular means. The pseudonym "Fay Wray", the starring actress in ''Film/KingKong'', ''Film/KingKong1933'', means "[[BruceWayneHeldHostage Blonde, in dress, in distress]]."
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