The Many Costumes of Batgirl: INFOGRAPHIC

By Maryann Yin 

50 years ago, Batgirl (a.k.a. Barbara Gordon) came swinging into the DC Comics universe. The team at has created an infographic called “The Evolution of Batgirl.”

We’ve embedded the full image below for you to explore further—what do you think? To learn more about the costumes of some of your favorite comic book characters, follow these links to view infographics on “The Evolution of Wonder Woman,” “The Batsuit Evolution,” and “The Flash Costume Evolution.”

Here’s more from the company blog post: “There have been several versions of Batgirl over the years, but the most the definitive one has been Barbara Gordon, who made her DC Comics debut on November 29, 1966 in Batman #359. While it’s been 50 years since Gordon’s debut as Batgirl, there was another Bat-girl (Betty Kane) who debuted 5 years earlier in Batman #159. Betty Kane is the niece of Kathy Kane, the original Batwoman who, coincidentally, debuted 60 years ago in 1956.”

Batgirl Infographic (GalleyCat)