First Look: Batgirl #44

Article by Steve J. Ray

Last month’s Batgirl #43 shook the foundations of reality and read more like a Dungeons & Dragons Source-book than an issue of a superhero comic-book. Here be dragons! Now DC have given us a sneak peek of next week’s Batgirl #44, and they’re not dragon their heels with bringing the heat… this book’s on fire!

Sorry.

Check out the press release and super cool (hot?) preview art:

Batgirl #44: “Dragons Beget Dragons”

Continuing where Cecil Castellucci, Cian Tormey and Chris Sotomayor left off with “Graveyards of Words and Bones” last month in Batgirl #43, everything in the magical realm of Unearth only exists when The Maker writes it onto his pages. So when he writes a dragon into existence that feeds upon the fear from new love, Jason Bard’s feelings for Babs feeds the fire-breathing dragon!

How can Batgirl have the courage to defeat such a dragon when courage itself is full of fear, but choosing to act in the presence of it regardless? And when you die in Unearth, do you die on Earth?

Batgirl #44, by Cecil Castellucci, Cian Tormey, and Chris Sotomayor, packed with high-fantasy medieval crimes (and a DRAGON!), hits shelves next Wednesday February 26th

Batgirl #44

Written by Cecil Castellucci

Art by Cian Tormey

Color by Chris Sotomayor

Lettering by Andworld Design

Cover by Giuseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith and Jean-Francois Beaulieu

Variant cover by Terry Dodson and Rachel Dodson

In Shops: Feb 26, 2020

SRP: $3.99

What say you, fantasy fans? Are you dragon fanciers? Is Batgirl on your monthly pull list? The title is a firm favorite here at Dark Knight News, so be sure to keep an eye out Fay Clark‘s review over the next few days.

Images and Press Release Courtesy of DC Entertainment


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Steve J Ray

Dad/husband, writer/artist, amateur chef and Bat-Fan Extraordinaire. Animal lover and fan of all things comic-book and sci-fi related. His wife thinks that he owns too many comics, books, and movies. He thinks this is an oxymoron.