Batgirl

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Character
Name: Batgirl
Occupation: superhero
Title/Rank:
Location: Gotham City
Status: varies
Relationships: Bruce Wayne (mentor), Robin (partner) and the rest of Batfamily
Fandom: DC Comics / Batman
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Batgirl is a superhero secret identity filled by several characters at different points in DC Comics canon. Batgirl is best known as one of Batman's sidekick.

Incarnations

Batgirl I: Betty Kane

Main article: Betty Kane (now known as Bette Kane)

Batgirl II: Barbara Gordon

Main article: Barbara Gordon

Batgirl III: Cassandra Cain

Main article: Cassandra Cain

Batgirl IV: Stephanie Brown

Main article: Stephanie Brown

Claimants

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

Batgirl, at least a version of her (usually of Barbara Gordon), has been seen in various adaptions of the Batman and DC Comics series.

Fandom

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:

Fanworks

Examples Wanted: Editors are encouraged to add more examples or a wider variety of examples.

Fanart

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