Exclusive Preview: Batgirl # 42

Batgirl faces off with the new Batman, as Livewire rampages in Burnside!

Blair Marnellby Blair Marnell

There’s a new Batman in Gotham City, and that means big problems for Batgirl a.k.a. Barbara Gordon!

In the last issue of Batgirl, Barbara’s father, James Gordon revealed to her that he is the new Batman. The fact that his costumed persona is trying to take down Batgirl is going to make future father-daughter dinners really awkward if he ever succeeds.

To further complicate things, Livewire has resurfaced in Burnside. Also, Batgirl inadvertently helped Livewire regain her memories, which only made her more dangerous!

In CraveOnline’s exclusive preview from Batgirl # 42, Barbara attempts to convince the new Batman to call off his pursuit of her so that they can stop Livewire. And while Gordon does have sympathy for Batgirl, he also hints at a darker agenda behind the new Batman…

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Writers Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher, and artist Babs Tarr continue the Batgirl of Burnside era in Batgirl # 42, which will be out in comic book stores everywhere on Wednesday, July 29.