Bats at Bat: Who's on First When the Batman Family Plays Baseball?

The stadiums may be empty, but believe it or not, the MLB playoffs have arrived. And where general audiences are kept away, you can’t keep Gotham’s first family in vigilantism off the diamond.

Gotham Gazette: Where You Lead

Chances are, if you’re reading this column then you probably think Batman is an effective hero. That’s why we’re all here, right? The Dark Knight has saved Gotham and the world countless times, and he’s pretty darn good at it.

Perfect Panels: Discovering the Hero Within

Perfect Panels is a section of Ink Spots in which we take a look at noteworthy panels or sequences from recent YA comic titles and discuss what makes them stand out.

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).

Conner and Palmiotti Return with Harley Quinn and the Birds of Prey

Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti’s time co-writing Harley Quinn together from 2013 to 2018 helped launch the beloved antihero to new levels of popularity and entrenched her as one of DC’s most iconic characters.

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.

Shadow of the Batgirl Transforms a Teenage Assassin into a Superhero

A teenage assassin isn’t typical superhero material, but that’s Cassandra Cain’s journey in Shadow of the Batgirl, a new DC graphic novel fo

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.

Who is Batman's Greatest Legacy?

I kid you not when I confess that Robin has been, and always will be, my favorite comic book character of all time.

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