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Being the selected wisdom of a certain writer of adventure picto-books, Gail Simone.

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11 July 14

Okay.

Just a few things about Batgirl.

My inbox is flooded with messages, both kind ones and upset ones, and sadly, I am in London on two deadlines and preparing for a convention starting today, and won’t be able to address it all. Also, talking about leaving Batgirl makes me sad because¬†I love the character so much, so for right now, I am just kind of skimming as much as possible.

Just a few things in response.

First, thank you for the kind words, they mean a great deal. I am very proud of the work we did, and very grateful for the enthusiasm and support we have been shown. I can’t really articulate it.

I was not fired, I quit, over creative differences. However, the book has a new editor and he is much more open to creative suggestions and I think the book will benefit HUGELY from his presence.

Also, I don’t know anything about the new book. BUT I saw some pages and I thought they looked great. It looks like a fun, lovely book, and the creative team seems very committed and enthused. I think it’s going to be great and I wish them immense success. I feel like they are a great team for this title.

After the readership, the best thing about the book has been the spectacular art. I can’t say enough about the art teams, especially the current team of Fernando Pasarin,¬†Alex Garner, Jonathan Glapion and Blond. Every page of theirs was a joy for me.

I am happy Barbara is getting a committed editor and a big push to go with the new team. This is all good news for Batgirl.

And finally, I am happy that I get to do some really fun things in my last story.

Thank you for reading!

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  4. oancitizen said: Your run on Batgirl has been one of my great joys, and Alysia was a fantastic addition to the book. I’m glad DC is open to keeping her in the book. And I will miss you on Barbara’s story terribly, but I promise to give the new team a fair chance.
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    This has helped me work through some of my complete devastation. Not all of it. But some.
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