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Batgirl is an ally of Batman and Robin who also patrol Gotham City. Throughout history, there have been several different women to hold the mantle of Batgirl.

Character History

Originally created by Bob Kane and Sheldon Moldoff, the first incarnation of the character, the "Bat-Girl" Betty Kane, debuted in Batman #139 (1961). Following the promotion of Julius Schwartz to editor of the Batman-related comic book titles in 1964, the Bat-Girl character was removed from publication and replaced by the "new" Batgirl Barbara Gordon in 1967. The new character was introduced in Gardner Fox and Carmine Infantino's Detective Comics #359, entitled "The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl".

Batgirl I

Elizabeth Kane

Batgirl II

Barbara Gordon

Batgirl III

Helena Bertinelli (Temporary)

Batgirl IV

Cassandra Cain

Batgirl V

Stephanie Brown

Other Batgirls

Batman & Robin

Birds of Prey (Television Series)

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