Batgirl #1 - The Darkest Reflection
([September] 2012)

DC, 2012 Series
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Volume
1
Price
22.99 USD; 25.99 CAD
Pages
152
On-sale Date
2012-07-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [peel]
ISBN
978-1-4012-3475-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401234751 52299
Editing
Peter Hamboussi (editor)

The Darkest Reflection (Table of Contents)

Batgirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Adam Hughes (signed as AH!)
Inks
Adam Hughes (signed as AH!)
Colors
Adam Hughes (signed as AH!)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
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Indexer Notes

Cover is on dust jacket only. Actual front cover of book is flat black with a bat outline and the title of the volume debossed in the surface.

Batgirl is Back (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Batgirl / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Darkest Reflection (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 4 pages (report information)

Pencils
Adam Hughes; Ardian Syaf
Inks
Adam Hughes; Vicente Cifuentes
Colors
Adam Hughes; Ulises Arreola
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Mirror [Jonathan Mills]

Indexer Notes

The title page is illustrated by art taken from the cover of issue #4. The following two page spread gives the artistic credits and is illustrated by art taken from pages 2 and 3 of issue #3. The next page provides editorial credits and copyright information. It is illustrated by art taken from the first panel of page 3 of issue #2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Batgirl / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Adam Hughes (signed as AH!)
Inks
Adam Hughes (signed as AH!)
Colors
Adam Hughes (signed as AH!)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All cover dress, text, and logos removed. Cover is reprinted twice, once in color and once in gray-scale.

[Shattered] (Table of Contents: 4)

Batgirl / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Gail Simone
Pencils
Ardian Syaf
Inks
Vicente Cifuentes
Colors
Ulises Arreola
Letters
Dave Sharpe
Editing
Bobbie Chase (original editor); Katie Kubert (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Commissioner James Gordon; Alysia (first appearance); Detective Mel McKenna; Graham Carter (death); Mr. Ortega; Mrs. Ortega; Theodore Rankin; Joker (flashback); The Mirror (first appearance, villain); The Brisby Killers [Danny; Tonya]
Synopsis
Batgirl stops a gang of home invaders in her first outing since regaining the ability to walk and runs afoul of a new villain, the Mirror.
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Indexer Notes

Title per original printing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Batgirl / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Adam Hughes
Inks
Adam Hughes
Colors
Adam Hughes

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Mirror
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All cover dress, text, and logos removed. Cover is reprinted twice, once in color and once in gray-scale.

[Cut Short, Cut Deep] (Table of Contents: 6)

Batgirl / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Gail Simone
Pencils
Ardian Syaf
Inks
Vicente Cifuentes
Colors
Ulises Arreola
Letters
Dave Sharpe
Editing
Bobbie Chase (original editor); Katie Kubert (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Commissioner James Gordon; Alysia Yeoh; Detective Mel McKenna; Gregor; Shandra Mills (flashback, death); Mirror [Jonathan Mills]
Synopsis
Batgirl begins to get to the bottom of the mystery of the Mirror.
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Indexer Notes

Title per original printing.

[And Now... Nightwing] (Table of Contents: 7)

Batgirl / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Adam Hughes
Inks
Adam Hughes
Colors
Adam Hughes

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]
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Indexer Notes

Title per original printing. All cover dress, logos, and text removed. Cover is reprinted twice, once in color and once in gray-scale.

[A Breath of Broken Glass] (Table of Contents: 8)

Batgirl / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Gail Simone
Pencils
Ardian Syaf
Inks
Vicente Cifuentes
Colors
Ulises Arreola
Letters
Dave Sharpe
Editing
Bobbie Chase (original editor); Katie Kubert (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Detective Mel McKenna; Rupert Ansell; Mirror [Jonathan Mills]
Synopsis
Batgirl convinces Nightwing to let her handle the Mirror alone.
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Indexer Notes

Title per original printing.

[Shards of Past Lives] (Table of Contents: 9)

Batgirl / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Adam Hughes
Inks
Adam Hughes
Colors
Adam Hughes

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Mirror [Jonathan Mills]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title per original printing. All cover dress, logos, and text removed. Cover is reprinted twice, once in color and once in gray-scale.

[An End to Dreams] (Table of Contents: 10)

Batgirl / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Gail Simone
Pencils
Ardian Syaf
Inks
Vicente Cifuentes
Colors
Ulises Arreola
Letters
Dave Sharpe
Editing
Bobbie Chase (original editor); Katie Kubert (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Alysia Yeoh; Mrs. Gordon; Mirror [Jonathan Mills]; Eddie
Synopsis
Batgirl has her final showdown with the Mirror.
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Indexer Notes

Title per original printing.

[Introducing Gretel... She's Sickly Sweet and Sadistic!] (Table of Contents: 11)

Batgirl / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Adam Hughes
Inks
Adam Hughes
Colors
Adam Hughes

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Gretel [Lisly Bonner]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title per original printing. All cover dress, logos, and text removed. Cover is reprinted twice, once in color and once in gray-scale.

[A Candy Full of Spiders] (Table of Contents: 12)

Batgirl / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Gail Simone
Pencils
Ardian Syaf; Vicente Cifuentes
Inks
Vicente Cifuentes
Colors
Ulises Arreola
Letters
Dave Sharpe
Editing
Bobbie Chase (original editor); Katie Kubert (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Alysia Yeoh; Bruce Wayne [Batman]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mrs. Gordon; Detective Mel McKenna; Pete; Tommy; Wendy; Gretel [Lisly Bonner] (first appearance); Boss Whittaker
Synopsis
Batgirl encounters Gretel, a woman who mind controls other people into carrying out bizarre crimes.
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Indexer Notes

Title per original printing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Batgirl / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Adam Hughes
Inks
Adam Hughes
Colors
Adam Hughes

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All cover dress, logos, and text removed. Cover is reprinted twice, once in color and once in gray-scale.

[A House Made of Spun Glass] (Table of Contents: 14)

Batgirl / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Gail Simone
Pencils
Ardian Syaf
Inks
Vicente Cifuentes
Colors
Ulises Arreola
Letters
Dave Sharpe
Editing
Bobbie Chase (original editor); Katie Kubert (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Alysia Yeoh; Bruce Wayne [Batman]; Mrs. Gordon; Detective Mel McKenna; Tommy; Wendy; Gretel [Lisly Bonner]; Boss Whittaker (flashback)
Synopsis
Batgirl defeats Gretel by using Bruce Wayne as bait.
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Indexer Notes

Title per original printing.

Character Designs (Table of Contents: 15)

Batgirl / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Jim Lee; Ardian Syaf
Inks
Ardian Syaf
Colors
Jim Lee; Ardian Syaf
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Mirror [Jonathan Mills]
Reprints

Cover Sketches (Table of Contents: 16)

Batgirl / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Adam Hughes
Inks
Adam Hughes
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]
Reprints

Layouts (Table of Contents: 17)

Batgirl / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Ardian Syaf
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

blank page(s) / 5 pages (report information)


Indexer Notes

Solid black pages at the front and back of this volume.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

credits, title page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?

Indexer Notes

The inside back flap of the dust jacket contains biographies for Gail Simone, Ardian Syaf, and Vicente Cifuentes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Darkest Reflection
    Batgirl
  2. 1. Batgirl is Back
    Batgirl
  3. 2. The Darkest Reflection
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Batgirl
  5. 4. [Shattered]
    Batgirl
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Batgirl
  7. 6. [Cut Short, Cut Deep]
    Batgirl
  8. 7. [And Now... Nightwing]
    Batgirl
  9. 8. [A Breath of Broken Glass]
    Batgirl
  10. 9. [Shards of Past Lives]
    Batgirl
  11. 10. [An End to Dreams]
    Batgirl
  12. 11. [Introducing Gretel... She's Sickly Sweet and Sadistic!]
    Batgirl
  13. 12. [A Candy Full of Spiders]
    Batgirl
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Batgirl
  15. 14. [A House Made of Spun Glass]
    Batgirl
  16. 15. Character Designs
    Batgirl
  17. 16. Cover Sketches
    Batgirl
  18. 17. Layouts
    Batgirl
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
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