Articles about Barbara Gordon

Barbara Joan Gordon is a fictional superhero character appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by TV producer William Dozier, writer Gardner Fox, editor Julius Schwartz, and artist Carmine Infantino. Gordon made her first comic book appearance as Batgirl in 1967 in 'Detective Comics' #359 that was titled 'The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl!'. She is the daughter of Gotham City Police Commissioner James Gordon and is initially hired as head of the Gotham City Public Library. She prominently featured in the 'Batman Family' series, which debuted in 1975, and partnered with Dick Grayson, the original Robin. She helps superheroes by providing them with intelligence and computer hacking services. She made her first appearance as Oracle in ‘Suicide Squad’ #23 (1989) and soon turned a featured lead of the ‘Birds of Prey’ series. The character was a leading comic book figure in the Silver Age of Comic Books, thanks to her regular appearances in the 'Batman' television series.

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07 Dec 2020

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5 worst things the Joker has ever done

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04 Dec 2020

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#ComicBytes: The best members of the Bat-Family

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#ComicBytes: Here are some of Joker's best comic book storylines

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#ComicBytes: Here are some of Joker's best comic book storylines

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#ComicBytes: The best and most reliable sidekicks in DC Comics

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#ComicBytes: The best and most reliable sidekicks in DC Comics

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#ComicBytes: Five of the best Batman comic books ever created

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#ComicBytes: Five of the best Batman comic books ever created

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DC Universe: Five best superhero couples

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DC Universe: Five best superhero couples

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#ComicBytes: The best and most reliable sidekicks in DC Comics

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#ComicBytes: The best and most reliable sidekicks in DC Comics

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#ComicBytes: Five of the best Batman comic books ever created

20 Jun 2019

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#ComicBytes: Five of the best Batman comic books ever created

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#ComicBytes: Here are the smartest characters in DC Comics

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#ComicBytes: Five best superhero couples in DC

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#ComicBytes: Five best superhero couples in DC

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#ComicBytes: Five times Batman proved he is crazier than Joker

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