This paperback was published as the fourth paperback with stories from the rebooted comic book series Batgirl (as part of the The New 52). It also includes the story from Ventriloquist #1. These stories were written by Gail Simone and Marguerite Bennett. The illustrations are by Daniel Sampere, Carlos Rodriguez, Fernando Pasarin, and Derlis Santacruz. The stories were originally published from June, 2013 to February, 2014.
In this paperback Batgirl (Barbara Gordon) struggles to continue fighting crime after the death of her brother, James Gordon, Jr.. With her relationships with both Batman and her father strained, Batgirl must face one of Batman's most ruthless villains: The Ventriloquist.
This paperback collects the following comic books stories:
- Batgirl (Volume 4) #19 (A Blade from the Shadows)
- Batgirl (Volume 4) #20 (A Splinter Where My Heart Should Be)
- Batgirl (Volume 4) #21 (Enclosure)
- Batgirl (Volume 4) #22 (A Day in a Life of Endless Velocity)
- Batgirl (Volume 4) #23 (Batgirl Wanted, Part One: Manhunt)
- Batgirl (Volume 4) #24 (Batgirl Wanted, Part Two: Dragnet)
- Batgirl (Volume 4) #26 (Ambush)
- Batgirl (Volume 4) #25 (Homestead)
- Batman: The Dark Knight (Volume 2) #23.1: The Ventriloquist (A Rising Star of Red!)