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gail_simone_576-266x350Remember that time when Gail Simone was fired off of Batgirl and the whole of the internet went beserk? Well, I do. We even talked about it on the podcast last week.

As it turns out, the new writer of Batgirl, well, it’ll be a familiar face that I’m sure we can all appreciate… it’s (DUN DUN DUN…) GAIL SIMONE (which really isn’t really news if you read the title of this news article)!

This afternoon, Simone tweeted this:



It’s VERY exciting and while I know myself and the other Talking Comics crew will be ecstatic over her triumphant return, I know our beloved Bob Reyer will be over the moon to hear this news. Basically, it’s a CHRISTMAS MIRACLE!

Ray Fawkes will be joining Gail Simone on the series.


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Stephanie is [obviously] a comic book fan, but she also considers herself an avid gamer, movie watcher, lover of music, board games fan (although she doesn’t find nearly enough time for them…) and being snarky. Oh, and Twitter. Twitter’s a hobby, right? Stephanie is a purveyor of too many projects and outside of Talking Comics she’s done work for, Agents of Geek, Word of the Nerd, C&G Magazine, Dork Shelf, Misfortune Cookie (her personal blog for words and pictures) and more. She wrote a story for the anthology The Secret Loves of Geek Girls (coming in October 2016 from Dark Horse) and she also runs Toronto Geek Trivia in her home city. She can be found helping out at other “geek” community things around there.

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  1. Bob Reyer

    It just goes to show you what a little (well, a lot) of righteous indignation can do! Although we can’t be certain, it appears that DC has reconsidered in the face of the growing backlash, so as a child of the Sixties, let me just say “POWER TO THE PEOPLE!”

    Seriously, this is great news for fans of the series, as Gail Simone has proven to be THE WRITER for Batgirl, and as one of those fans since the Birds of Prey run, I can now view my purchase of the BOP Hero-clix set as a celebratory act, and not a wake!

    ps) Ms. Simone’s last issue was scheduled to be #16; her new “first” issue will be #19. rrr

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