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Book Review: Batgirl Volume 1 & 2 (New 52 Series)

Title: Batgirl Volume 1 & 2 (new 52 series)

Authors: Gail Simone, Ardian Syaf (Illustrator), Vicente Cifuentes (Illustrator)

Genre: Comic/Graphic Novel, Superhero

‘Tonight, I’m not the Police Commissioner’s daughter… Tonight, I’m Batgirl.’ 412 more words

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The Movement #6

THE GRAVEYARD FACTION part 2: HELL IN A HANDBASKET

Things come to a head in this half-way mark of the series. And the crap hits the fan, as the team faces both internal and external threats. 357 more words

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The Movement #5

THE GRAVEYARD FACTION part 1: AN ALLIANCE OF SINEW

After the events of the last issue, The Movement is spreading across the nation, with loosely affiliated groups in 10 cities. 505 more words

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The Movement #4

THE CONSCIENCE OF THE MASSES

This turns out to be a crucial issue of this new series. Katharsis is being held captive by the Coral City police department, under the orders of wealthy businessman James Cannon, who is personally interrogating (ie “beating”) her, and Virtue has brought her team to rescue her. 640 more words

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The Movement #3

CLASS WARFARE

This is issue opens with the two dramatic cliffhangers from issue #2, Katharsis tried to attack wealthy (and crooked) developer James Cannon, only to be taken down by a squad of police, while the rest of the team when in search of the mysterious “weather witch”, who turns out to be… 326 more words

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The Movement #2

WITH NO HINT OF MALICE

As per the events of the first issue, The Movement had not only rescued Burden, they’ve also conducted a “citizen’s arrest” of officers Pena and Whitt, all of whom are taken to The Movement’s secret underground base, known as The Sweatshop, which is part-superhero HQ, part-teen homeless shelter, and now part-prison. 406 more words

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The Movement #1

The Movement is a series created by writer Gail Simone and artist Freddie Williams II, which debuted in May 2013. From what little I’d read of it beforehand it sounded interested, with promotional imagery invoking the… 621 more words

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