Nightwing Reveals the One Talent Batgirl Is Really Horrible At

Barbara Gordon, AKA Batgirl and Oracle, is expert at each combating and computer systems, however Batman: City Legends #23 reveals one factor she will’t do effectively.


Revealed by Batman: City Legends, there may be one factor that Barbara Gordon is just not the perfect at: impressions.


A preview of Batman: City Legends #23 options some pages from the second half of the two-part story “The Director,” written and illustrated by Jamal Campbell. Nightwing/Dick Grayson continues to be reeling from crimes dedicated and filmed by the villain Director within the prior chapter, together with a information station bloodbath. To cheer Dick up and picture what late Bat-Household guardian Alfred Pennyworth may say, Barbara does her greatest Alfred impression, and although she could also be a talented combatant and tech wiz as each Batgirl and Oracle, in line with Dick, her Alfred might use some work.

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BATMAN: URBAN LEGENDS #23

  • Written by JAMAL CAMPBELL, JOEY ESPOSITO, DENNIS CULVER, and KENNY PORTER
  • Artwork by JAMAL CAMPBELL, VASCO GEORGIEV, HAYDEN SHERMAN, and SIMONE DI MEO
  • Cowl by NIKOLA ČIŽMEŠIJA
  • Variant cowl by JAMAL CAMPBELL
  • Variant cowl by CULLY HAMNER
  • $7.99 US | 64 pages | Status
  • (all covers are card inventory)
  • ON SALE 1/10/23
  • The ultimate concern of the landmark anthology sequence is right here! Jamal Campbell’s epic Nightwing two-parter attracts to an in depth. Batman has to defeat the Time Commander to get the Waynes again to their time. The primary graduating class of Arkham Academy decides their destiny and future course! And in a flashback story to the start of Dick Grayson’s tenure as Robin, he has to avoid wasting Batman’s life. FINAL ISSUE.

Within the preview, Barbara clears her throat and says, “Effectively, you are not going to search out the reply by mendacity on the ground, Grasp Dick, so get that head up, eyes ahead, and do what it is advisable do.” Dick reacts to Babs’ impression with, “Your Alfred continues to be horrendous,” however she factors out that he no less than understood it was purported to be Alfred on the primary strive. The second takes place in Blüdhaven’s Sanctuary Park, a locale that Dick funded and constructed a statue of Alfred inside throughout DC’s ongoing Nightwing sequence, written by Tom Taylor and illustrated by Bruno Redondo.

Why Is Alfred Pennyworth Useless and Has He Come Again to Life?

Alfred has been lifeless in comics since he was murdered by Bane in Batman #77 (2019). The Bat-Household’s ranks have every reacted in a different way to his loss of life all through the Infinite Frontier period of DC Comics, however for Dick, he has used the large fortune Alfred left him to begin a non-profit that helps the world and the folks of Blüdhaven. As for any potential Alfred resurrections, the trusted butler was introduced again to life as a puppet of the Satan Nezha in Batman vs. Robin, however pale away after Batman bought the possibility to say one remaining goodbye.

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Batman’s Anthology Sequence Is Ending Subsequent Week

Batman: City Legends #23 serves as the ultimate concern for the anthology sequence that launched again with Infinite Frontier in March 2021. The ebook will characteristic three different tales along with “The Director,” together with “Sizzling Pursuit” by author Kenny Porter and artist Simone Di Meo, the third a part of “Arkham Academy” by author Dennis Culver and artist Hayden Shermanm, and the fourth a part of “The Homicide Membership” by author Joey Esposito and Vasco Georgiev. Although the sequence is wrapping, Dick and Babs might be seen in different DC titles nonetheless releasing new points, equivalent to Nightwing and Batgirls by author Becky Cloonan and Michael Conrad.

City Legends #23 additionally options colours by Adriano Lucas, Jordie Bellaire and Alex Guimarães, and letters by Lucas Gattoni, Deron Bennett, Pat Brosseau and Carlos M. Manguel. With most important, wraparound cowl art work by Sherman and variant covers by Campbell and Cully Hamner, the difficulty goes on sale Jan. 10 from DC Comics.

Supply: DC Comics