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*Part of the new "Douchebag" segments I'm starting,coinciding with Ever Day Douchebahhery,both to be updated weekly-EDDB at Mondays and DBOTW on Tuesdays*



Omg guise! Did you know that there's like gonna be a NEW Batgirl(the 3rd?4th?)? No? Well DC what you Batgirl fans all excited and shit for some new chick on the scene! And nobody likes her! And there NOT telling you who it is for 4 issue or so! Isn't that awesome?!

Yep, a new Batgirl and another "Who is this new Batgirl?" plot. Except it's in HER OWN title. Really? Ok, if were going to have a new Batgirl and title,fine. But keep her entity secret for a few issue? What for? Whats the point? How the hell am I suppose to bond with this new character if I know nothing about her other then she's the NEW Batgirl? Assume she IS a new character and not a pre-existing one. By looking at the first cover above, you might think it's Cassandra Cain, the previous Batgirl(2). Oh! But look at the SECOND cover!:


Eh? But, that's Barbara Gordon's, the original Batgirl, costume! And MORE confusion insues with the latest cover solicit:


Eh? purple eyes? From the list of potential NuBatgirl contenders, NONE of them have PURPLE eyes...
Who are the contender, you ask? Well based on popular fan assumption: Spoiler(Stephanie Brown), Oracle(Barbara Gordon if she some how gained feeling in her legs back), Misfit,Bette Kane and Cassandra Cain. But that cover of NEW-and-improved-Batgirl says under wise. Or maybe there just screwing around with us. Colour mistake? Or a hint(Steph)?

So...a new character? If so this whole "let hide her entity till a few issues later in her OWN title" shit is a stupid and bad move as I have stated before. If it IS one of the contenders...I think it's save to say Cass it ruled out(And I just started like her after just starting to read her canceled title). Probably not Babs, though she is my favourite Batgirl(don't really fancy her as Oracle). Bette Kane? Doubt it, she WAS Batgirl in the golden age...the past is the past. Misfit? Eh...more possible, but no freckles on the pic? Spoiler(Stephanie Brown)...I find the most likely. She's not one of my favourite characters but I find her likable, but am sick and tired of her being treated like the Bat-families "Karen"*. It's about time she got her own title and a fresh start. But look at the issue description:
1#In the wake of "Batman R.I.P." and BATTLE FOR THE COWL, a new heroine has emerged in Gotham City, and as she begins her nocturnal crusade to take back the night, she will truly learn what it means to wear the mantle of the Bat. But who is this young woman, and why has she donned the cape and cowl?
2#As the new Batgirl continues her nightly mission, the mystery of her secret identity intensifies. Now she has become the target of both Gotham City's heroes (who don't take kindly to a new person wearing the cape and the cowl) and its villains (who want to see the entire Bat-family six feet under)!


So, I've come to a conclusion that instead of putting some use to the poorly treated Spoiler, we have to deal with a NEW character who identity is completely unknown. In her own title. For months. Just for use to waste cash month after month trying to find out who this bitch is to only be disappointed it is none of our top choices.

Thank you DC, you are the Douchebag of the week.

* Watch a Dan Cook video with "karen" and you'll under stand...