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So, You’ve Found Out Gail Simone is Off ‘Batgirl,’ Now What?

If you've been online at all today, odds are you heard the sad news: as of last week, Gail Simone was notified, via e-mail, that she is no longer the writer for DC's Batgirl title.  Bleeding Cool put the news out there and Gail herself confirmed it via twitter:

She also talked about making a boat out of marshmallows, which was honestly a much more pleasant conversation.

The point is, Gail Simone isn't writing Batgirl anymore and this has caused the internet to have FEELINGS.

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Thor has a lot of FEELS on this, and he's not even a DC character!

So, it falls on me, in my first piece for IHO Geek, to help you, loyal comic fans, learn how to survive in a world without Gail Simone on Batgirl.

First, I want you to know that the grieving process has several stages.   It starts with denial.  Then comes anger.  Anger leads to Hate, Hate leads to Suffering, Suffering leads … Continue Reading ››

Stephanie Brown back in DC Comics!

You read it correctly! Stephanie Brown, the spunky college student who donned the fabulous egg-plant Batgirl suit just prior to Barbara Gordon's well timed Deus Ex Machina event, is coming back to a regular series by DC Comics this August! Unfortunately, she will not be returning in the way most fans had hoped. Instead of Stephanie appearing again in the DCnU, former Batgirl writer Bryan Q. Miller has announced Stephanie will be returning as Nightwing in the new Smallville series! When questioned about his decision, Miller responded with,
"Bruce can be somewhat of an angry man. Stephanie's personality is so can-do and unsinkable and bright, so it's very much on purpose on Bruce's part that he has a good cop going out on patrol with him every night."
Stephanie Brown fans are no doubt excited to see her return to comics, even if it isn't in the proper DC universe. Sadly, this will have to do for Brown fans as Batman head editor Mike Marts has gone on record stating Stephanie Brown will not be appearing any time soon in the DCnU. You can see why Stephanie Brown will don the cowl as Nightwing … Continue Reading ››

DC Solicitations for January 2012!

We're half way into the second month of DC's New 52, and although retailers are reporting a slight drop in sales, the figures are still higher then last years reported sales. About twice as much in fact. Whether or not the sales will hold up into 2012 has yet to be seen. What we do have, however, are the solicits for January 2012! There are no new titles being released, which is a bit of a shocker, but the month still shows some serious promise in terms of story potential! JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #5 Written by DAN JURGENS Art by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT RYAN Cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND On sale JANUARY 4 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T The JLI has one last chance to stop the alien powerhouse known as Peraxxus before he and his SignalMen bring about the end of the world. Will the team be able to work together, or will they bear the responsibility for Earth’s destruction? GREEN ARROW #5 Written by KEITH GIFFEN and DAN JURGENS Art by DAN JURGENS … Continue Reading ››