This article is part of the DC Database Recommended Reading project, a series of articles written by our editors. They are meant as a guide to help both new and old readers, either getting into comics for the first time or looking to read more on their favorites. These should not be taken as a definitive guide; obviously you can start wherever and with whatever you want, but they're some general suggestions that we think you might find enjoyable.
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Barbara Gordon, the most popular Batgirl

Batgirl is one of the oldest and most popular heroes in the DC Universe. Although the most popular incarnation made it to the scene in 1967, the character has been around in one or another way since 1961. A lot of women have wore the "Batgirl" mantle since the Silver Age, the most prominent being: Bette Kane, Barbara Gordon, Cassandra Cain and Stephanie Brown.

This page is meant to act as a helpful guide for both new readers getting into her mythos for the first time, and veteran readers looking for something new.

New readers

Further reading

Single issues

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