The Batgirls Are Back!

Cassandra Cain and Stephanie Brown are both Batgirl again.

Who is Cassandra Cain? - DC Secret Files & Origins

No one in the Batman Family had an easy childhood, but Cassandra Cain may have had the worst. Raised from infancy under the tyrannical thumb of her father, the world-class assassin David Cain, Cassandra was taught violence before she was taught anything else—even how to speak. Yet, despite her father's abuse, Cassandra understood the difference between good and evil. As she grew older, she realized what her father had done to her and escaped him, fleeing to Gotham City where her life would be forever changed for the better.

Book Breakdown - Shadow of the Batgirl Makes Us Happy and Hungry

The latest in DC's line of Young Adult graphic novels is out, and it's a return to original stories for this line (rather than the also excellent adaptations of the DC Icons prose novels).

Cassandra Cain

Trained from birth as the ultimate killing machine, Cassandra Cain found a new life as the fourth Batgirl and, eventually, Orphan, a cherished part of the Batman family.

No one in the Batman Family had an easy childhood, but Cassandra Cain may have had the worst. Raised from infancy under the tyrannical and abusive thumb of her father, the world-class assassin David Cain, Cassandra was taught violence before she was taught anything else—even how to speak.

Relationship Roundup: Stephanie Brown and Cassandra Cain

Passing superhero mantles between people can make things...complicated. The pressure of upholding a legacy, the potential jealousy, maybe even feelings of being replaced by a newcomer.

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