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Batgirl is published by DC Comics. Price per issue is $3.99.

Publication Dates

Last Issue

Batgirls #6: 10 May 2022

Current Issue

Batgirls #7: 14 Jun 2022

Next Issue

Batgirls #8: 12 Jul 2022


A new series, Batgirls, started December 2021.


Main Characters

  • Batgirl/Barbara Gordon - Recently recovered from a spinal injury to resume her super-hero career. Daughter of police commissioner James Gordon.


  • Batman/Bruce Wayne
  • Nightwing/Dick Grayson


Minor Characters

Other Characters/Places/Things

Recent Storylines

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Batgirls #6

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Batgirls #4

Batgirls #3

Batgirls #2

Batgirls #1

Batgirl #50

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Batgirl #47

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Past Storylines



  • Batgirl, vol. 1: The Darkest Reflection - Collects vol. 4 #1-6. "Barbara Gordon is finally back as Batgirl! The nightmare-inducing brute known as Mirror is destroying the lives of Gotham City citizens seemingly at random. Will Barbara be able to survive her explosive confrontation with this new villain, as well as facing dark secrets from her past?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401234755
  • Batgirl, vol. 2: Knightfall Descends - Collects vol. 4 #7-13 & 0. "Back in her role as Batgirl, Barbara Gordon faces the deadly new gentleman killer Grotesque, who stalks the streets of Gotham City." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401238165
  • Batgirl, vol. 3: Death of the Family - Collects vol. 4 #14-19 & Annual #1, plus Batman vol. 2 #17. "The Joker is back, and Barbara Gordon must confront her past as she deals with the crazed criminal responsible for crippling her. Plus, once the dust settles, Barbara must deal with her family demons as her psychotic brother James Jr. comes after her." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401242596
  • Batgirl, vol. 4: Wanted - Collects vol. 4 #19-25, plus Batman: The Dark Knight vol. 2 #23.1. "Batgirl struggles to continue fighting crime after being emotionally drained by the death of her brother, James, Jr. With her relationships with Batman and her father strained, Batgirl face one of Batman's most ruthless villains, The Ventriloquist, alone." - WorldCat - ISBN 140124629X
  • Batgirl, vol. 5: Deadline - Collects vol. 4 #27-34, Annual #2 & Batgirl: Futures End #1. "It’s a hazardous reunion between Batgirl and the former Court of Owls assassin Strix as they face off against the lethal new threat known as Silver – the man who knows the secret of Gotham City’s conspiracy of bats!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401250416
  • Batgirl, vol. 1: The Batgirl of Burnside - Collects vol. 4 #35-40. "Barbara Gordon is no stranger to dusting herself off when disaster strikes, so when a fire destroys everything she owns, she spots the opportunity for a new lease on life – and seizes it! Following the rest of Gotham City’s young adults to the hip border district of Burnside, Barbara sets about building an all-new Batgirl…and discovers new threats preying on her peers! As the new hero of Burnside, Batgirl gets started by facing twin sister assassins on motorcycles!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401253326
  • Batgirl, vol. 8: The Joker War - Collects vol. 5 #45-50. "Why is Barbara in the hospital, and what is James Gordon Jr. doing here? After an encounter with The Joker leaves Barbara temporarily disabled, Babs is determined to find the technology she needs, but her journey’s cut short when a redhead-serial killer is on the loose! Will James Jr. prove to be the changed person he claims to be?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779505828 - Kindle

Omnibus Hardcovers

Trade Paperbacks

  • Batgirl: Silent Running - Collects vol. 1 #1-6 - "After helping Batman during Gotham's darkest hours, Cassandra Cain was quickly accepted as the new Batgirl. But now as Gotham resurrects itself, Cassandra must deal with her own inner demons. Trained from early childhood by a notorious assassin, Batgirl has the uncanny ability to sense her opponents' movements before they happen. With this advantage, she is unbeatable. But when an attempt to 'fix' Batgirl's inability to speak robs her of this sixth sense, she finds herself training with a crippled Barbara Gordon, the original Batgirl, as she fights to regain her former prowess and live up to the expectations of Batman." - WorldCat - ISBN 1563897059
  • Batgirl: A Knight Alone - Collects vol. 1 #7-11, 13-14 - "Stripped of her ability to sense an opponent's next move, Batgirl continues her quest to regain her former battle prowess and more importantly, her confidence. But as Batgirl struggles to recapture her fighting capabilities, the deadly Lady Shiva returns to Gotham with her usual agenda of finding a worthy foe and challenging them to a deathmatch. Now in her weakest state, Batgirl must face her toughest rival with her life as the price of failure. And even if she is lucky enough to escape her encounter with the lethal Shiva will she be able to stay out of the grasp of the government agency that has targeted her to become one of their own?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1563898527
  • Batgirl: Deathwish - Collects vol. 1 #17-20, 22-23, 25. "Batgirl fights the good fight in a fistful of adventures guest-starring Batman, Robin and Spoiler!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1563899817
  • Batgirl: Fists of Fury - Collects vol. 1 #15-16, 21, 26-28. "Batgirl faces the deadliest of Gotham's villains -- the Joker -- who gets the 'Last Laugh' when Cassandra and guest-star Spoiler must also defeat a 'jokerized' Shadow Thief. Then, can Batgirl stop the father of a young boy from making a lethal mistake? And just who are the mysterious agents that are after our heroine?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401202055
  • Robin/Batgirl: Fresh Blood - Collects vol. 1 #58-59, plus Robin #132-133. "After relocating to Blüdhaven, two of Gotham’s youngest heroes must face Nightwing’s enemy Shrike and their old foe, the Penguin." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401204333
  • Batgirl: Kicking Assassins - Collects vol. 1 #60-64. "Cassandra Cain begins to build a new life for herself in Blüdhaven, but with the Penguin looming large in the city once protected by Nightwing, can Batgirl keep the streets safe, or will she face something more sinister and foul than ever before?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401204392
  • Batgirl: Destruction's Daughter - Collects vol. 1 #65-73. "Cassandra Cain was quickly accepted as the new Batgirl after helping Batman during Gotham's darkest hours. Trained in deadly martial arts from early childhood by a notorious assassin, Batgirl developed the uncanny ability to anticipate her opponents’ movements to make her unbeatable in combat. Now, the Dark Knight's young protégé is determined to discover who her true mother is, and her quest, brings her face-to-face with the League of Assasins and into mortal combat with the deadliest woman alive, Lady Shiva! It all ends in a life or death battle at the edge of Lazarus Pit, and only one person will survive." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401208967
  • Batgirl: Redemption - Collects vol. 2 #1-6. "Batgirl busts heads on the streets of Gotham City and redefines her place in the Bat-family." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401222757
  • Batgirl: Batgirl Rising - Collects vol. 3 #1-7. "Stephanie Brown, formerly known as the Spoiler, takes on a new guise as Batgirl – and becomes the target of both Gotham City’s heroes and villains." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401227236
  • Batgirl: The Flood - Collects vol. 3 #9-14. "A string of bizarre, technology-based suicides gets the attention of both Batgirl and Oracle for very different reasons." - WorldCat - ISBN 140123142X
  • Batgirl: The Lesson - Collects vol. 3 #15-22. "Stephanie Brown’s second semester at Gotham U starts like any other – new classes, new allies, a vigilante stalker – everything a gal could want! But what Gotham City’s Batgirl isn’t prepared for is the arrival of the 'Order of the Scythe.' Who are they, and why have they set their sights on her?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401232701
  • Batgirl, vol. 5: Deadline - Collects vol. 4 #27-34, Annual #2 & Batgirl: Futures End #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 1401255116
  • Batgirl, vol. 3: Mindfields - Collects vol. 4 #46-52. "When police corruption is taking over Burnside’s law enforcement, Batgirl must find allies on both fronts." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401262693
  • Batgirl, vol. 1: Beyond Burnside - Collects vol. 5 #1-6. "Barbara Gordon looks to add a new bullet point to her already impressive Batgirl resume: travel agent. Having just (barely!) survived the Battle of Burnside and verging on an Arkham-worthy breakdown, the star pulls a Kerouac and gets on the road to find herself." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401268404
  • Batgirl, vol. 2: Son of Penguin - Collects vol. 5 #7-11 & Annual #1. "Barbara Gordon, a.k.a. Batgirl, is back in Burnside! But everything’s…different—friends, school, even Burnside itself. Batgirl must determine her next steps when she realizes that the shady new tech mogul moving into her neighborhood is none other than the estranged son of the Penguin! But Ethan Cobblepot isn’t an obvious Penguin—Babs might just be falling for this unexpected man. Will he turn out to be the hero he says he is, or the villain he was born to be?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401274245
  • Batgirl, vol. 3: Summer of Lies - Collects vol. 5 #12-17. "Someone near and dear to Batgirl's heart gets caught in the crossfire of her feud with Catwoman. Soon, what started as a normal, run-of the-mill case, becomes something much more important." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401278908
  • Batgirl, vol. 4: Strange Loop - Collects vol. 5 #18-25. "After the Maid of Mischief infects Barbara Gordon’s company party with a killer virus, Batgirl must embark on a wild goose chase around the city to find a cure. Then, Batgirl begins an investigation into attacks targeting women in Burnside, but she’s not the only one searching." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401284657
  • Batgirl, vol. 5: Art of the Crime - Collects vol. 5 #26-29 & Annual #2. "During a high-speed chase with the murderous Grotesque, the villain hits Batgirl with a souped-up stun gun that fries the device implanted in her spine. (That thing that helps her, you know, walk and be Batgirl?) Babs finds herself in for a whole new world of hurt now that old wounds have been opened up—and so does Grotesque." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401289461
  • Batgirl, vol. 6: Old Enemies - Collects vol. 5 #30-36. "It’s Batgirl for Congress! Not to mention masked assassins and awkward exes! Barbara Gordon volunteers to campaign for an up-and-coming reformer candidate who wants to take on the GCPD. That puts Barbara in a tough spot against her father—police commissioner James Gordon. Plus, the Terrible Trio strike!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401295387
  • Batgirl, vol. 7: Oracle Rising - Collects vol. 5 #37-44. "Eager to prove himself as a guardian for the criminals of Gotham City, Killer Moth has set his sights on taking out one of Gotham’s finest heroes…Batgirl! But Lex Luthor has already beaten him to it—he’s brought Oracle back online. Oracle makes her move to confront the creator who abandoned her…Batgirl!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779502469
  • Batgirl: Stephanie Brown, vol. 2 - Collects vol. 3 #13-24, plus Bruce Wayne: The Long Road Home—Batgirl #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401277888


  • Batgirl, vol. 1: The Darkest Reflection - Collects vol. 4 #1-6. - Kindle - - iBooks
  • Batgirl, vol. 2: Knightfall Descends - Collects vol. 4 #7-13 & 0. - Kindle - - iBooks
  • Batgirl, vol. 3: Death of the Family - Collects vol. 4 #14-19 & Annual #1, plus Batman vol. 2 #17. - Kindle - - iBooks
  • Batgirl, vol. 5: Deadline - Collects vol. 4 #27-34, Annual #2 & Batgirl: Futures End #1. - Kindle -


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Creative Team

Volume 5

Writer: Hope Larson. Artist/Covers: Rafael Albuquerque

Publishing History

  • volume 1: #1-73, 2000-2006 (Cassandra Cain)
  • volume 2: #1-6, 2008-2009 (Cassandra Cain)
  • volume 3: #1-24, 2009-2011 (Stephanie Brown)
  • volume 4: #1-52, 2011-2016 (Barbara Gordon)
  • volume 5: #1-50, 2016-2020 (Barbara Gordon)
  • Batgirls: #1- , 2021-present (Cassandra Cain, Stephanie Brown, & Barbara Gordon)

Future Publication Dates

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

Batgirls #8: 12 Jul 2022
Batgirls #9: 09 Aug 2022

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