Alias



















Batgirl II

Oracle


Nick Name

Darling of the Darkness

Dominoed Daredoll


Civilian ID
Barbara Gordon
Occupation

Adventurer

Crime Fighter

Librarian

Tennis Champion

One-Term Congresswoman


Legal Status
Citizen of the United States with no criminal record.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Chicago, Illinois
Group Affiliation

Batman Family

Justice League

Seven Soldiers of Victory


Base of Operations
Gotham City
Height
5' 7"
Weight
125 lbs.
Eye Color
Blue
Hair Color
Red
Known Powers

Normal human with above average strength, stamina and agility for a woman of her age.


Excellent hand-to-hand combatant with martial arts training.


Above average intelligence with skills of a detective and an aptitude for computer science.


Accessories

Batarang: Perfectly balanced boomerang with both a blunt face surface and razor sharp back surface capable of stunning or crippling opponents or cutting through bindings or tethers.


Batcycle: Motorcycle equipped with a wide variety of crime fighting accessories.


Utility Belt: containing a vast array of offensive and defensive weapons and tools.


Common Enemies

Catwoman

Joker

Killer Croc

Mad Hatter I

Mr. Freeze

Penguin

Poison Ivy

Riddler

Scarecrow

Two-Face


Regularly Appearing

Batman

Detective Comics

Batgirl: Year One

World's Finest Comics


First Appearance
Detective Comics #359 (Jan. 1967)
Creator
John Broome, Henry Boltinoff & Carmine Infantino
Origin

Attending a police-men's masquerade ball, police commissioner James Gordon's niece Barbara Gordon was dressed in a costume patterned after the one worn by the vigilante protector of Gotham City.


Witnessing the villain Killer Moth ambushing Bruce Wayne (Batman I) she rushed to Wayne's rescue. Discovering she enjoyed the thrill of danger Gordon dedicated herself to battling crime as Batgirl.


Superman