The DC Extended Universe continues to grow, with WB reportedly moving forward with a Batgirl movie to be written and directed by Joss Whedon. Whatever your thoughts on the DCEU, that's a pretty exciting prospect.
Entertainment Weekly is also reporting that the movie will draw heavily from DC's New 52 Batgirl comics, specifically those written by Gail Simone. That gives us a pretty good idea of what to expect from the new film in terms of tone and subject matter. If you're not familiar with Simone's Batgirl run, here are five ways her work could wind up inspiring the new movie.
It’s the fifth week of the month, and that means some different comics from DC. Several annuals were released, and the one that intrigued me the most was Titans, which has a major revelation or two in its pages. TITANS ANNUAL #1 Writer: Dan Abnett Artist: Minkyu Jung Cover Artists: Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund Published by: DC Comics Cover price: $4.99 SOLICITATION: When Dick, Wally, Donna and Garth awaken in an unfamiliar place, they find themselves face-to-face with their mentors: Batman, The Flash, Wonder Woman and Aquaman! Allied together against a common foe, the mentors and protégés must race against the clock