By Philip Schweier
February 27, 2019 - 08:15
Some might suggest that such a political hot potato has no place in a comic book, but I disagree. As long as it serves the story, I’m fine with it, regardless of which side I may take. I just object to that it seemed delivered in a somewhat heavy-handed manner. And the results thereof are a set back in Batgirl’s investigation.
Which means the story is far from over, but I’m ready for it to be. It has a bit of a murder mystery quality to it, which I enjoy, but I’d very much like to see clues that might point to some answers. What I’ve seen so far has been Batgirl’s efforts to stop a killer, without much success.
Unfortunately, the story is to be continued, but that includes a detour into another DC title. At least it’s still part of the Bat-franchise, but not one of the better known books. It’s a shame if it’s only a ploy to juice the readership of that particular title, because it’s hardly a sustainable strategy.
PS - You know how Superman and Batman have been accused of wearing their underwear outside their pants? Batgirl does the same thing, with her bat-shaped sports bra