Batgirl and the Birds of Prey: Fandom Turned Frightening

Ah, social media. If you're reading this, chances are you're familiar with the myriad ways internet users can share the moments of their lives with the world. Social media offers a platform for users to share everything from occasions of import, like weddings, to less grand but still important occurrences like trying new desserts. Because of social media, we connect in some way with more people than ever before—more so than we did in the days of message boards and chat rooms.

Of a Feather: Julie and Shawna Benson Soar with Batgirl and the Birds of Prey

It was just about a year ago that BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY was announced as a part of Rebirth and DC fans were introduced to its sibling writing team of Julie and Shawna Benson. Since then, we’ve seen the newly reunited Batgirl, Black Canary and Huntress take on—and eventually team up with—a slightly shady new Oracle, outsmart a crime lord who happened to be Helena’s mother and go toe-to-toe, figuratively speaking, with the sinister Snake Gang. And that was just in the very first story arc!

DC Collectibles Unveils New 2018 Cover Girls Collection with Artist Joëlle Jones

Eisner Award nominated artist Joëlle Jones has been tapped to take over the popular DC Collectibles Cover Girls statue line. Announced today during the DC Collectibles panel at WonderCon, the fan-favorite artist for SUPERGIRL: BEING SUPER and LADY KILLER will give fans and collectors her unique take on iconic DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains. Jones will first take on mischievous vixen Harley Quinn, with Supergirl, Batgirl, and Mera statues slated to follow in 2018.

Jason's Picks: Rebirth Vol. 1s and Some Classic Checkmate

“Jason’s Picks” is a new monthly column by DC All Access co-host Jason Inman. A longtime DC reader, Jason will select a few newly released or essential graphic novels each month that are personal favorites of his and discuss why you need them in your collection. From hot new comics to deeper cuts that may not get as much attention, these picks guarantee a great month of reading.
 

Ten Moments that Mattered: DC Super Hero Girls Soar to Success

To make your mark on the future, it helps to take stock of where you’ve been. 2017 promises to be an exciting year for DC and its fans, but before we celebrate the new year, we thought we’d look back on 2016 and consider some of the places we’ve been. DC made some bold choices in the worlds of comics, film and TV, and many of them set our course for the months and years ahead. The past year was full of memorable moments, but some of these moments held real significance. Some of them really mattered. So as we do every year at this time, we thought we’d discuss a few of them.

Time-Hopping Adventures Are Ahead in DC Super Hero Girls

It's hard to believe DC Super Hero Girls is now over a year old. Since we first met them, the attendees of Super Hero High have bounced between animated shorts, a variety of toys, original graphic novels, and most recently, a digital first comic series. A new chapter of PAST TIMES AT SUPER HERO HIGH soars onto digital shelves today, December 14, and we talked with writer Shea Fontana about the ins and outs of storytelling in this format.

Reader Recaps: Argo City Returns! (Well, Sort Of...)

With Rebirth now in full swing and so many exciting new titles to try, we can’t blame anyone for needing a reminder of what happened in the last issue. Or maybe you’re looking to add a new book to your list and need to get caught up on earlier chapters? Either way, we’re here to help. Every week, we’ll be recapping the prior issues of that week’s new Rebirth and Hanna-Barbera comics, as well as sharing our favorite moments. It’s a quick, easy way to ensure you’re up to speed and ready for New Comic Day.

DC Collectibles: Giving the Gift of Barbara Gordon

Whether it’s in the pages of Batman, Detective Comics, Birds of Prey or her own acclaimed ongoing, Barbara Gordon is Batgirl. But DC readers know that Batgirl is only one of the heroic identities assumed by Commissioner Gordon’s strong-willed daughter. Once, after a run-in with the Joker left her paralyzed, Barbara Gordon adopted the role of Oracle, a brilliant hacker and strategist who aided the Dark Knight, his team of crimefighters and even the Justice League.

Reader Recaps: Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor...Together Again?

With Rebirth now in full swing and so many exciting new titles to try, we can’t blame anyone for needing a reminder of what happened in the last issue. Or maybe you’re looking to add a new book to your list and need to get caught up on earlier chapters? Either way, we’re here to help. Every week, we’ll be recapping the prior issues of that week’s new Rebirth and Hanna-Barbera comics, as well as sharing our favorite moments. It’s a quick, easy way to ensure you’re up to speed and ready for New Comic Day.

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