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Batgirl

  1. Creative Team on Batgirl Introduce Us to the Fashion of Burnside

    And no "utility purse" in sight.

    You could never say that superhero books are completely without fashion. After all, the clothes literally make the man in many cases, or at least the Iron Man.

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  2. So There’s a Really Great Cameo In The New Batgirl #35

    Eeeeeee!!

    Mild spoilers after the jump if you're looking for a pure Batgirl experience on your first read-through. For everyone else, let's squee together.

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  3. Pull It Together: Wytches, Fraggle Rock, and the Batgirl of Burnside!

    We've got issues. Lots of issues.

    Welcome to Pull It Together, where the goal is to narrow the massive field of comic book titles to the ones you shouldn’t overlook. It isn’t about what’s on my pull list, it’s about what could be on yours!

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  4. Things We Saw Today: A TARDIS Tortoise!

    Try saying that ten times fast.

    Headcanon: this is actually Sherlock's pet tortoise, Clyde, who has run off to be with an even more eccentric British gentleman.

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  5. “We Screwed Up:” Maker of DC Board Game Apologizes To Parents and Young Girls

    A little hope for humanity for your Friday.

    About a week and a half ago we shared fantasy author Peter V. Brett's story of raising a geeky daughter in a world where girls and women are far too often excluded from superhero merch. Specifically, the subject was DC Comics' Justice League: Axis of Villains game, which Peter had to do some DIY on so his young daughter Cassie could play as a female character. Here, Peter shares game maker Wonder Forge's response to his criticism.

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  6. Dear DC Comics, This Is Why You Shouldn’t Leave Creative Little Girls Behind

    A geek dad reports.

    For my birthday a few months ago, my buddy Matt gave me Justice League: Axis of Villains, a superhero board game by DC Comics and game maker Wonder Forge. “It say ages 8 and up,” he tells me, “but I read the rules. Cassie’s smart. She can handle it if you play together.”

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  7. Holy Sequins, Batgirl: #37 Looks Especially Shiny

    Babulous!

    Barbara looks like she's in the midst of a Magical Girl transformation, and I'm so okay with that.

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  8. Pull It Together: Hawkeye, Captain Marvel, Future’s End, and a Bunch of Joss Whedon for a Dollar

    We've got issues. Lots of issues.

    Welcome to Pull It Together, where the goal is to narrow the massive field of comic book titles to the ones you shouldn’t overlook. It isn’t about what’s on my pull list, it’s about what could be on yours!

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  9. ALS Ice Bucket Challenges From Westeros, Middle Earth, & a Galaxy Far, Far, Away

    The ice is just piling up! So many people have taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that even fictional characters are starting to get in on the charity fun. Here's Batgirl but we've also collected Archie, Grumpy Cat, Peter Dinklage, Harrison Ford and more.

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  10. LEGO SuperFriends Project Takes Girly Minifigs And Makes Them Into Heroes

    Everything is awesome!

    The LEGO Friends line of products got a lot of flak from feminist critics when it was first introduced, mostly because it took what was envisioned as a completely gender-neutral toy and turned it into a very tradition-conforming example of femininity. The pastel-hued sets are inspired by shopping malls and Disney princesses; the minifigs have bright eyes and slender waists. And there's so much pink! You know what the LEGO Friends could use? Some superheroes.

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