Batgirl #17

    Batgirl » Batgirl #17 - Endure the Flame released by DC Comics on April 2013.

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    Barbara Gordon must deal with the fallout from “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” in this issue that will forever change her status quo in The New 52!

    What does James Gordon Jr. have planned for his sister, Batgirl?



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    Brothers and Sisters 0

    This is a series I've really been enjoying as of late and like a lot of people I was upset to hear that series writer Gail Simone had been fired from the series. Luckily it was announced that DC had given her job back, but this has effected the series leaving it with a different writer for this issue, and the next, with Simone returning on issue 19.PlotThis issue sees Batgirl (Barbara Gordon) dealing with life after her encounter with the Joker in Death of the Family, whilst she has family probl...

    10 out of 10 found this review helpful.

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    Endure the FlameI'm surprised to find that after building up his appearance for approximately forever, Gail Simone handed off Barbara's confrontation with James Jr. to Ray Fawkes. I know that there was the whole firing/rehiring thing, but if Simone could get herself unfired, surely she could secure the story about James Jr., so this strikes me as odd. Also, James Jr. had a rather odd role in Death of the Family. I could buy into the idea that perhaps James had been keeping tabs on his mom and th...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.

    Batgirl #17 0

    PREFACE:Now I know that I am pretty much late to the party, but I am nothing but persistent. Ray Fawkes is gonna be writing these next couple of issues, but Gail will return. This is still an interesting set up, and with James Jr. lurking around, it seems like Babs isn't going to get a break. We will see what James had planned in DOTF, and what his future entails, but on to the review.PLOT:SPOILER WARNING: Click here to reveal hidden content.Babs is on the search for the henchmen Joker used duri...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
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