Questions tagged [batgirl]

A fictional superheroine in the DC comics universe. There have been several versions of this character.

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How many Batgirls are there?

I have seen many references to Batgirl III Stephanie Brown and then a Batgirl IV, but I don't really know much, I know Barbara Gordon was I, however I don't have much information on the rest.
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Which was the comic where the Joker wanted to marry Batgirl?

Trying to identify the comic where Joker wanted to marry Batgirl. Was it really the Joker or someone else pretending to be Joker ?
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Are there any other examples of a Batman - Batgirl relationship besides the one given in “The Killing Joke Movie”

In the recently released Batman movie "The Killing Joke", the writers shocked viewers while attempting to add romantic depth to Bruce and Barbara's relationship. The scene that people found most ...
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What happens to Batgirl after The Killing Joke?

At the end of The Killing Joke we see that Barbara is paralyzed and in a wheelchair. Is this the end of Batgirl as well, or will another person take up the mantle?
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First appearance of Batgirl?

Sometime ago I read the first appearance of Batgirl was on the TV show starring Adam West. Only afterwards she found her way into the comics. It this true? I know there was a character named Bat-...
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Was there any canon description of the extent of Barbara Gordon's paralysis?

This question has been nagging at me as I've been reading some Batman comics for the first time. I cross-referenced my interpretation of various things we see her doing with a very informative ...
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When and how did Barbara Gordon (Batgirl) start walking again?

After being shot and paralyzed by the Joker in Batman: The Killing Joke, Barbara Gordon (Batgirl), now being a paraplegic, becomes Oracle. After some indeterminate amount of time, she is able to walk ...
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Why was Batgirl changed from being Commissioner Gordon's daughter to his niece?

Barbara Gordon debuted in Detective Comics #359 (January 1967) as the daughter of Commissioner Jim Gordon, and also the newest addition to Batman's crime-fighting family. Batgirl then gained pop ...
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How did Barbara Gordon (Oracle) become disabled?

Is there any record on the information about how Barbara Gordon or the Batgirl became disabled?
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Who is Professor Stein?

In Batgirl #2 (Oct 2011), there is some graffiti written on the back of a train. It said,"PROFESSOR STEIN IS ALIVE" Who is Professor Stein?
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In the New 52, did Barbara Gordon become Oracle?

In Batgirl #1, part of DC's New 52, Barbara Gordon was still shot by the Joker, just as she was in the former continuity. She lost use of her legs for 3 years, then miraculously regained use of them. ...