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The Last Batgirl Story

The Killing Joke is touted as the “Definitive Joker Story,” and while it is certainly one of his darkest and most memorable chapters, it’s Barbara Gordon that is ultimately defined by the story. We’ve already talked about the disparity in consequences between the actual protagonists of the  ...

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Drink Your Comics: Convergence!

So everyone is talking about DC’s New 49, I mean…er, Convergence, these past few months as DC attempts to diversify their lines. In celebration of what I am sure is a well-intentioned attempt to stop fridging female characters and glossing over characters who should be canonically  ...

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