Barbara Gordon looks sharp…
Oh, how do I love this. And I really dig that auburn bob.
Now, right off I have to say I have zero idea whether this Batgirl design is for the book, though there are clues: The outfit adheres to the style of the Burton Batsuits in two key areas — the Batman Returns-style armored leggings and, more importantly, the cowl’s bat-like yoke, which sits atop the cape.
She’s also clad in the Burton Batman’s black-and-gold color scheme, though we’ve seen a similar version of this outfit before:
Quinones’ original Batman ’89 comics pitch from years ago clearly had Barbara Gordon in mind…
So who knows?
It’s fun to speculate — but we’ll find out soon enough.
By the way, I love how Yvonne Craig’s classic promo pose resonates to this day:
— SUPERMAN ’78 and BATMAN ’89 Comics Coming From DC. Click here.
— 13 GREAT ILLUSTRATIONS: The BATMAN ’89 Art of JOE QUINONES. Click here.