|Relationships:||Bruce Wayne (mentor), Robin (partner) and the rest of Batfamily|
|Fandom:||DC Comics / Batman|
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Batgirl I: Betty Kane
Main article: Betty Kane (now known as Bette Kane)
Batgirl II: Barbara Gordon
Batgirl III: Cassandra Cain
Batgirl IV: Stephanie Brown
Two others went by the name of "Batgirl" before being dissuaded (Charlotte "Charlie" Gage-Radcliffe went on to be Misfit) or in Helena Bertinelli's case stripped of the mantle due after violating Batman's code against extreme violence (she returned to her The Huntress mantel).
In Other Adaptions
- Batman & Robin film has "Barbara Wilson", a niece of Alfred Pennyworth instead of Commissioner Gordon's daughter.
- Barbara Gordon appears in Young Justice, although not in costume: Bette Kane makes her first animated debut on the series.
Shipping current/former Batgirl appears, although they are more commonly shipped with a Robin. Though none of the characters are related by blood, they are often considered part of the Batfamily. They also often shipped with a Supergirl.
For example some of the more common pairings on AO3 are:
- Barbara Gordon/Dick Grayson
- Stephanie Brown/Cassandra Cain
- Stephanie Brown/Tim Drake
- Linda Danvers/Barbara Gordon
- Batgirl/Kara Zor-El
- PR’s Batgirl redesign by Jordan Gibson (Timmverse animated styled) - Bette, Barbara, Cass, and Stephanie