Batgirl #8 - The Joker War
([May] 2021)

DC, 2017 Series
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Volume
8
Price
24.99 USD; 33.99 CAD
Pages
176
On-sale Date
2021-03-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
ISBN
978-1-77950-582-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781779505828 52499
Editing
Jessica Chen (credited) (editor - original series & collected edition); Jeb Woodard (credited) (group editor - collected editions)

Issue Notes

Collects Batgirl (DC, 2016 series) #45-50.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batgirl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joshua Middleton (credited)
Inks
Joshua Middleton (credited)
Colors
Joshua Middleton (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Terrible Trio [Fox; Vulture; Shark]; Commissioner James Gordon; Joker; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Oracle (as digital mask)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Front end pages with repeating pattern of "Ha Ha" on otherwise blank pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Robbi Rodriguez (credited)
Inks
Robbi Rodriguez (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]

Indexer Notes

Title page, includes illustration from Batgirl #48.

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

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Di Giandomenico (credited)
Inks
Carmine Di Giandomenico (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]

Indexer Notes

Title pages with creator credits, includes illustration from Batgirl #45.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Di Giandomenico (credited)
Inks
Carmine Di Giandomenico (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Indicia and publisher information, includes illustration from Batgirl #48.

[Batgirl #45] (Table of Contents: 5)

Batgirl / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Giuseppe Camuncoli (credited, signed)
Inks
Cam Smith (credited, signed)
Colors
Jean-Francois Beaulieu (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page for Batgirl #45 with a repeating pattern of "Ha Ha" on an otherwise blank page.

Inner Light (Table of Contents: 7)

Batgirl / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Cecil Castellucci (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Di Giandomenico (credited)
Inks
Carmine Di Giandomenico (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
AndWorld Design (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jason's leg shouldn't be healed.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Batwoman [Kate Kane]; KGBeast; Jason Bard
Reprints

[Batgirl #46] (Table of Contents: 8)

Batgirl / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Giuseppe Camuncoli (credited, signed)
Inks
Cam Smith (credited, signed)
Colors
Jean-Francois Beaulieu (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page for Batgirl #46 with a repeating pattern of "Ha Ha" on an otherwise blank page.

Stay Gold (Table of Contents: 10)

Batgirl / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Cecil Castellucci (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Di Giandomenico (credited)
Inks
Carmine Di Giandomenico (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
AndWorld Design (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gotham substation #214
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Batwoman [Kate Kane]; KGBeast; Jason Bard; Joker
Reprints

[Batgirl #47] (Table of Contents: 11)

Batgirl / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Giuseppe Camuncoli (credited, signed)
Inks
Cam Smith (credited, signed)
Colors
Jean-Francois Beaulieu (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Joker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page for Batgirl #47 with a repeating pattern of "Ha Ha" on an otherwise blank page.

The Anatomy of a Joke (Table of Contents: 13)

Batgirl / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Cecil Castellucci (credited)
Pencils
Robbi Rodriguez (credited)
Inks
Robbi Rodriguez (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
AndWorld Design (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Barbara Gordon's apartment. Gotham.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Joker
Reprints

[Batgirl #48] (Table of Contents: 14)

Batgirl / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Giuseppe Camuncoli (credited, signed)
Inks
Cam Smith (credited, signed)
Colors
Jean-Francois Beaulieu (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; James Gordon Jr.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page for Batgirl #48 with a repeating pattern of "Ha Ha" on an otherwise blank page.

Gordons Never Give Up Part 1 (Table of Contents: 16)

Batgirl / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Cecil Castellucci (credited)
Pencils
Robbi Rodriguez (credited)
Inks
Robbi Rodriguez (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
AndWorld Design (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I know I would do anything for Gotham.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Joker; Jim Gordon; James Gordon Jr., Harvey Bullock
Reprints

[Batgirl #49] (Table of Contents: 17)

Batgirl / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Giuseppe Camuncoli (credited, signed)
Inks
Cam Smith (credited, signed)
Colors
Jean-Francois Beaulieu (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page for Batgirl #49 with a repeating pattern of "Ha Ha" on an otherwise blank page.

Gordons Never Give Up Part 2 (Table of Contents: 19)

Batgirl / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Cecil Castellucci (credited)
Pencils
Robbi Rodriguez (credited)
Inks
Robbi Rodriguez (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
AndWorld Design (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We all have someone like that in our lives.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Commissioner James Gordon; Harvey Bullock; James Gordon Jr.
Reprints

[Batgirl #50] (Table of Contents: 20)

Batgirl / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joshua Middleton (credited)
Inks
Joshua Middleton (credited)
Colors
Joshua Middleton (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Terrible Trio [Fox; Vulture; Shark]; Commissioner James Gordon; Joker; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Oracle (as digital mask)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page for Batgirl #50 with a repeating pattern of "Ha Ha" on an otherwise blank page.

Little Wonders (Table of Contents: 22)

Batgirl / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Cecil Castellucci (credited)
Pencils
Emanuela Lupacchino (credited)
Inks
Wade Von Grawbadger (credited); Mick Gray (credited); Scott Hanna (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
Becca Carey (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gotham City Cemetery.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Commissioner James Gordon; Jason Bard; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Robin [Tim Drake]; Ryan Wilder (intro)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First comics appearance of Ryan Wilder. On the CW show Batwoman, Ryan Wilder takes over the role of Batwoman from Kate Kane.

Stay Centered (Table of Contents: 23)

Batgirl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Cecil Castellucci (credited)
Pencils
Marguerite Sauvage (credited)
Inks
Marguerite Sauvage (credited)
Colors
Marguerite Sauvage (credited)
Letters
Becca Carey (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A typical day in Gotham. I have my routine down.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot]; Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Flash [Barry Allen]; Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Supergirl [Kara Zor-El]; Man-Bat [Kirk Langstrom]; Green Lantern [Hal Jordan]; Ronin [Tim Drake]; Jason Bard
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Keywords
Hall of Justice

Game Night (Table of Contents: 24)

Batgirl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Cecil Castellucci (credited)
Pencils
Aneke (credited)
Inks
Aneke (credited)
Colors
Trish Mulvihill (credited)
Letters
Becca Carey (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can't I just use my sonic scream on it?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Huntress [Helena Bertinelli]; Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Orphan [Cassandra Cain]; Spoiler [Stephanie Brown]
Reprints

Variant Cover Gallery (Table of Contents: 25)

Batgirl / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Riley Rossmo (credited)
Inks
Riley Rossmo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the variant cover gallery with an illustration taken from the Second Printing Cover of Batgirl #50.

Batgirl #45 Variant Cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson (Table of Contents: 26)

Batgirl / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Terry Dodson (credited, signed)
Inks
Rachel Dodson (credited, signed)
Colors
Terry Dodson (credited, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Batgirl #46 Variant Cover by Inhyuk Lee (Table of Contents: 27)

Batgirl / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Inhyuk Lee (credited, signed)
Inks
Inhyuk Lee (credited, signed)
Colors
Inhyuk Lee (credited, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Batgirl #47 Variant Cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson (Table of Contents: 28)

Batgirl / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Terry Dodson (credited, signed)
Inks
Rachel Dodson (credited, signed)
Colors
Terry Dodson (credited, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Joker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Batgirl #48 Variant Cover by Ian McDonald (Table of Contents: 29)

Batgirl / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ian McDonald (credited)
Inks
Ian McDonald (credited)
Colors
Ian McDonald (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Batgirl #49 Variant Cover by Mirka Andolfo (Table of Contents: 30)

Batgirl / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mirka Andolfo (credited, signed)
Inks
Mirka Andolfo (credited, signed)
Colors
Mirka Andolfo (credited, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Batgirl #50 Variant Cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson (Table of Contents: 31)

Batgirl / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Terry Dodson (credited, signed)
Inks
Rachel Dodson (credited, signed)
Colors
Terry Dodson (credited, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Batgirl #50 Second Printing Cover by Riley Rossmo (Table of Contents: 32)

Batgirl / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Riley Rossmo (credited)
Inks
Riley Rossmo (credited)
Colors
Riley Rossmo (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color art from issue variant cover with no logos, numbers, and pricing.

Character Studies by Robbi Rodriguez (Table of Contents: 33)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Robbi Rodriguez (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Joker

Indexer Notes

Introduction to the character studies section with illustration of The Joker.

Batgirl Character Studies by Robbi Rodriguez (Table of Contents: 34)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Robbi Rodriguez (credited)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]

Indexer Notes

Character sketches

The Joker Character Studies by Robbi Rodriguez (Table of Contents: 35)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Robbi Rodriguez (credited, signed)
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Joker

Indexer Notes

Character sketches

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

blank page(s) / 3 pages (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Back end pages with repeating pattern of "Ha Ha" on otherwise blank pages.

Stop Me If You've Heard This One - Knock, Knock... (Table of Contents: 37)

Batgirl / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Di Giandomenico (credited)
Inks
Carmine Di Giandomenico (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; The Joker

Indexer Notes

Back cover with text on contents of collection, includes illustration from Batgirl #46.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batgirl
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. [Batgirl #45]
    Batgirl
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Inner Light
    Batgirl
  9. 8. [Batgirl #46]
    Batgirl
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. Stay Gold
    Batgirl
  12. 11. [Batgirl #47]
    Batgirl
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. The Anatomy of a Joke
    Batgirl
  15. 14. [Batgirl #48]
    Batgirl
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. Gordons Never Give Up Part 1
    Batgirl
  18. 17. [Batgirl #49]
    Batgirl
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. Gordons Never Give Up Part 2
    Batgirl
  21. 20. [Batgirl #50]
    Batgirl
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. Little Wonders
    Batgirl
  24. 23. Stay Centered
    Batgirl
  25. 24. Game Night
    Batgirl
  26. 25. Variant Cover Gallery
    Batgirl
  27. 26. Batgirl #45 Variant Cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson
    Batgirl
  28. 27. Batgirl #46 Variant Cover by Inhyuk Lee
    Batgirl
  29. 28. Batgirl #47 Variant Cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson
    Batgirl
  30. 29. Batgirl #48 Variant Cover by Ian McDonald
    Batgirl
  31. 30. Batgirl #49 Variant Cover by Mirka Andolfo
    Batgirl
  32. 31. Batgirl #50 Variant Cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson
    Batgirl
  33. 32. Batgirl #50 Second Printing Cover by Riley Rossmo
    Batgirl
  34. 33. Character Studies by Robbi Rodriguez
  35. 34. Batgirl Character Studies by Robbi Rodriguez
  36. 35. The Joker Character Studies by Robbi Rodriguez
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
  38. 37. Stop Me If You've Heard This One - Knock, Knock...
    Batgirl
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