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Preview: Batgirls #7

Batgirls #7

Written by: Michael Conrad, Becky Cloonan
Art by: Jorge Corona, Robbi Rodriguez

With the Batgirls’ damaged reputation still on the line and repairs on the Clock Tower well under way, Babs just might have finally found the key to their redemption. Meanwhile, serial killer the Hill Ripper is still on the loose! The girls receive their first major break in the case from an unlikely source-unfortunately for them, the main suspect is among the most enigmatic and dangerous villains in all of Gotham!

Batgirls #7

Preview: Batgirls #7

Batgirls #7

Written by: Michael Conrad, Becky Cloonan
Art by: Jorge Corona, Robbi Rodriguez

With the Batgirls’ damaged reputation still on the line and repairs on the Clock Tower well under way, Babs just might have finally found the key to their redemption. Meanwhile, serial killer the Hill Ripper is still on the loose! The girls receive their first major break in the case from an unlikely source-unfortunately for them, the main suspect is among the most enigmatic and dangerous villains in all of Gotham!

Batgirls #7

Preview: Batgirls #6

Batgirls #6

(W) Becky Cloonan, Michael Conrad (A) Jorge Corona
In Shops: May 10, 2022
SRP: $3.99

With Babs kidnapped and tied down by Spellbinder, the Batgirls have to navigate through Tutor’s operations without an Oracle. Can Babs escape Spellbinder’s hypnosis before he’s done painting her to add to his collection of other drawings of beautiful young women?

Batgirls #6

Preview: Batgirls #6

Batgirls #6

(W) Becky Cloonan, Michael Conrad (A) Jorge Corona
In Shops: May 10, 2022
SRP: $3.99

With Babs kidnapped and tied down by Spellbinder, the Batgirls have to navigate through Tutor’s operations without an Oracle. Can Babs escape Spellbinder’s hypnosis before he’s done painting her to add to his collection of other drawings of beautiful young women?

Batgirls #6

Preview: Batgirls #5

Batgirls #5

(W) Becky Cloonan, Michael Conrad (A) Jorge Corona
In Shops: Apr 12, 2022
SRP: $3.99

The Batgirls and Tutor face off again, but this time at the creepy, abandoned Arkham Asylum! Can the Batgirls stop Tutor from using his art to put all of Gotham in a mind-controlled trance? Let’s hope the Batgirls found a way to avoid being put under his control…again! Meanwhile, Babs’s hands are tied-literally-when she comes face to face with Spellbinder.

Batgirls #5

Preview: Batgirls #5

Batgirls #5

(W) Becky Cloonan, Michael Conrad (A) Jorge Corona
In Shops: Apr 12, 2022
SRP: $3.99

The Batgirls and Tutor face off again, but this time at the creepy, abandoned Arkham Asylum! Can the Batgirls stop Tutor from using his art to put all of Gotham in a mind-controlled trance? Let’s hope the Batgirls found a way to avoid being put under his control…again! Meanwhile, Babs’s hands are tied-literally-when she comes face to face with Spellbinder.

Batgirls #5

Preview: Batgirls #4

Batgirls #4

Written by: Michael Conrad, Becky Cloonan
Art by: Jorge Corona

The Batgirls have enough evidence to expose Tutor for his crimes: his underground art gallery of stolen goods. But will Steph be pulled into a hypnotic trance again like last time? Meanwhile, get ready for magical bookstores, a kick-butt fight scene, and to top it all off, Babs gets asked on…a date…with an ex? Also: first appearance of new villain SPELLBINDER!

Batgirls #4

Preview: Batgirls #4

Batgirls #4

Written by: Michael Conrad, Becky Cloonan
Art by: Jorge Corona

The Batgirls have enough evidence to expose Tutor for his crimes: his underground art gallery of stolen goods. But will Steph be pulled into a hypnotic trance again like last time? Meanwhile, get ready for magical bookstores, a kick-butt fight scene, and to top it all off, Babs gets asked on…a date…with an ex? Also: first appearance of new villain SPELLBINDER!

Batgirls #4

Preview: Batgirls #3

Batgirls #3

Written by: Becky Cloonan, Michael Conrad
Art by: Jorge Corona

The Batgirls’ investigation leads them to believe new street artist Tutor is responsible for putting innocent Gothamites under trance, using his murals and then stealing their stuff. Luckily for them, Tutor is hosting an underground art show at the old shipyard tonight, so Babs and the Batgirls go undercover as attendees, so the Batgirls can prove to Babs once and for all that Tutor’s the one behind all the strange crimes! And to make matters worse, Babs bumps into Tutor’s ex at the event! Oof!

Batgirls #3

Review: Batgirls #3

Batgirls #3

The Batgirls are facing a lot of issues and enemies are all around. There’s a serial killer. There’s Tutor. And then there’s the Saints as well. Plus, they’re a new trio that’s figuring out how to work together and their dynamic. It all comes together for a fun and entertaining comic that’s full of kinetic energy. Batgirls #3 is another solid entry with eye-popping visuals and some great humor.

Becky Cloonan and Michael W. Conrad have delivered another fantastic issue with Batgirls #3. The team is confronting Tutor and getting a better idea as to how the mysterious villain is controlling everyone. They why… well that’s still up in the air.

Cloonan and Conrad have put together a hell of an issue that’s full of solid action and a lot of laughs as has become a standard of the series. The Batgirls deliver a lot of the action but also some humor as Barbara runs into an old flame while they’re on a mission. The back and forth is fantastic taking what would be a rather dull and slow point of the story and ramping it up with some fun banter.

The comic is full of small moments that really stand out. A call between Barb and Dick is interesting, then delivers a twist. A small moment at the end adds a lot of heart. Then there’s small details of the art that add a hell of a lot.

Jorge Corona along with colors by Sarah Stern and Ivan Plascencia and lettering by Becca Carey deliver what feels like a pop art explosion. The series is a perfect match of attitude and visuals. The colors are bright and jump from the page creating a feel of kinetic energy that’s beyond fitting for the series and characters. The art reflects the main villain who’s a graffiti artist and the use of colors all comes together in a solid synergy of style and story.

Batgirls #3 is another fantastic issue that perfectly combines the story and art. Action, humor, and a little heart along with some unexpected twists make for another winning entry for the series. This is a comic to look forward to with each release. It’s beyond infectious.

Story: Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad Art: Jorge Corona
Color: Sarah Stern, Ivan Plascencia Letterer: Becca Carey
Story: 8.25 Art: 8.25 Overall: 8.25 Recommendation: Buy

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