COMICS: BATGIRL Gets A New Look & Creative Team

COMICS: BATGIRL Gets A New Look & Creative Team

First it was Catwoman, and now Barbara Gordon is next for the revamp. Along with a new look, MTV report that writers Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher will join artist Babs Tarr as the new creative team. See issue #35's cover, some concept art and a poster after the jump.

Evidently Gail Simone is off Batgirl, but another fan-fave writer Cameron Stewart is on board. He joins Brendan Fletcher and artists Babs Tarr on the revamped book. Below you can see the cover and synopsis for October's issue #35, some concept artwork and a promo poster.
Batgirl Costume Tests

Batgirl #35 - Cover

Batgirl Promo Poster

Barbara Gordon is no stranger to dusting herself off when disaster strikes… so when a fire destroys everything she owned, she spots the opportunity for a new lease on life — and seizes it! Following the rest of Gotham’s young adults to the hip border district of Burnside, Barbara sets about building an all-new Batgirl… and discovers all-new threats preying on her peers! It’s a re-invention of Batgirl from the boots up, by the incredible creative team of Cameron Stewart (BATMAN INC.), Brenden Fletcher (WEDNESDAY COMICS), and rising star artist Babs Tarr!

To hear from Stewart, Fletcher and Tarr click the link below. Batgirl #35 hist shelves October 8th.
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Doopie - 7/10/2014, 6:13 AM
very nice illustration
JoeMomma29 - 7/10/2014, 6:13 AM
LOL! Those boots are just hilarious.......
RedRocBoy - 7/10/2014, 6:13 AM
Looking good Babs. ;)
ColonelKilgore - 7/10/2014, 6:14 AM
At least she doesn't look like Cherry from Clueless.
JoeMomma29 - 7/10/2014, 6:14 AM
I really like the hair and eyes by the way.
Pasto - 7/10/2014, 6:17 AM
I don't know why...but I have the surprising urge to tap...
JoeMomma29 - 7/10/2014, 6:22 AM
@ Pasto

Ummmmm tap??????? Or do you mean fap?
PAF - 7/10/2014, 6:33 AM
I am digging the costume but I am not here for hipster Batgirl Barbara Gordon.
Pasto - 7/10/2014, 6:34 AM

No, I mean tap.
manofsteel1942 - 7/10/2014, 6:34 AM
tripttwe - 7/10/2014, 6:35 AM
Makes it easier for film adaptation. The end....
Vegeta - 7/10/2014, 6:35 AM
This new costume is a major downgrade from her current one. I'm not feeling it.
Gusto - 7/10/2014, 6:43 AM
Her cans are way too small.
megabatfan - 7/10/2014, 6:46 AM
Dare i assume this would make for an easy comic to film/tv translation... Mayb Batgirl is coming to the CW pretty soon
TheLight - 7/10/2014, 6:46 AM
Basically...teens today with capes.
pertamanak - 7/10/2014, 6:47 AM
Cute and Modest, I like it
SpiderBat209 - 7/10/2014, 6:47 AM
Didn't she just kill her brother? She looks very cheery and bubbly for someone who just killed their brother. I guess she's over it?
lsc2222 - 7/10/2014, 6:50 AM
Sounds like an interesting direction and the new look looks alright but....

Did they make her younger? Why does she look like she's 15 now? She looks even younger than the Teen Titans.
ekrolo2 - 7/10/2014, 6:53 AM

Her bro is alive and I'm assuming this gets revealed to her.
Lhornbk - 7/10/2014, 6:56 AM
Yeah, not a fan of this new costume either. Especially the hiking boots.
Sumitsjc - 7/10/2014, 6:57 AM
Did not like it.old one was far better.
DVonShakari - 7/10/2014, 7:01 AM
Wow a big purple and yellow hipster running around in the dark with her hair out everywhere. She's bound to naturally shed a few hairs and any half-ass detective would take the hair sample to run a DNA profile to find out who she really is....

SH*tty costume...
RockNRollFrankenstein - 7/10/2014, 7:04 AM
@ Paf, that's such a dumb comment. Is everything "hipster" these days? Just a tip, but using the word hipster makes you sound out of touch.
pestulio07 - 7/10/2014, 7:07 AM
Is her neck broken or something? They really need to draw her WITHOUT the neck tilt of a "like totally" high schooler from the mid 90's...
J619SD - 7/10/2014, 7:15 AM
I think the boots give her a little punk rock vibe. I'm feeling it.
Dedpool - 7/10/2014, 7:15 AM
It'd be nice if that was her Year One look. But for her current look? I dunno. She has access to Wayne's stuff, why would she have this thrown together costume.
TheRealRemyLebeau - 7/10/2014, 7:24 AM
I dig it.
pesmerga44 - 7/10/2014, 7:28 AM
I would agree that this costume feels like a grab to get her on t.v. the costume screams easy t.v. show costume. Now beyond that I don't hate the costume I also definitely don't like it.
BackwardGalaxy - 7/10/2014, 7:39 AM
Because everyone knows it's easier to be a ninja in leather.
Ancar - 7/10/2014, 7:42 AM
Looks good for a girl ready for a halloween party:)
Ramiel - 7/10/2014, 7:46 AM
She looks a lot like Hit-Girl now

Snotzo - 7/10/2014, 7:49 AM
Not for me.
OllieX - 7/10/2014, 7:49 AM
My God this is aweful, make her look to young. I do not mind a change but change just cuz you have a new writer is bad. There was nothing wrong with Batgirls look.. This is too 70's saturday morning cartoon
OmegaBlack13 - 7/10/2014, 7:50 AM
Definitely going for a "hipster" vibe with the Doc Marten boots, and basically have her moving to Wicker Park. That said, I actually really like the costume, which surprises me. It looks functional, but maybe sticking with the gray and black colorway would look better. Makes it look less gimmicky I think. This wouldnt work with Pre-New 52 Babs, but remember, she's not in her late 20s/early 30s here. This Babs is about 23 at the oldest, so her being a bit more trendy makes sense. This is a sort of new take on a superhero comic, but if executed right, it could be perfect for Batgirl.
XF14 - 7/10/2014, 7:52 AM
Pure idiocy
BillyM67 - 7/10/2014, 8:01 AM
Not liking the breast reduction or silly yellow work shoes. :(
Mrsinister - 7/10/2014, 8:03 AM
huge downgrade
ratticus58 - 7/10/2014, 8:08 AM
Hideous- she will strike fear in the hearts of teens shopping at the Gap. Very soon we will see a teen version of Martian Manhunter in MC Hammer pants.
Gusto - 7/10/2014, 8:13 AM
Stop! Martian Time!
MisterPL - 7/10/2014, 8:40 AM
Hate the boots and gloves. And so would Batman. This is vigilantism, not COSPLAY.

The cape should be longer and needs to wrap all the way around. It has form AND function, it's not just a fücking accessory.

There's still nothing protecting that noggin from a decent blow to the head.

Exposed ears, huh? So she'll be in audio contact with… no one? She'll just use her bat-iPhone?

Is there anything actually IN that belt or are we just having pouches for the sake of having pouches?

I thought Babs was high-tech. This is decidedly LOW tech, like they're taking the character back 50 years and starting over. AGAIN.

Overall: An adorable costume for the MY LITTLE PONY crowd.

Oh, and @Ramiel – That Hit-Girl reminds me of the original Bat-Girl, skirt and all.
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