It’s been a long, arduous road to this moment. Little did I realize last year that writing about Batman: The Killing Joke would be a defining moment in my career. But after all the legitimate concern about the portrayal of Barbara Gordon, Warner Bros. promised that Batgirl would get a more active role in the animated adaptationThe Killing Joke. Unfortunately, they took on the Batgirl problem…and made it worse.

Honest Trailers dives into how making Babs into a jilted lover isn’t any better than just having her be a Sexy Lamp™.


Mom. Wife. Geek. Gamer. Feminist. Writer. Sarcastic. Succinct. Donna has been writing snark for the Internet in one form or another for almost a decade. She has a lot of opinions, mostly on science-fiction, fantasy, feminism, and Sailor Moon. Follow her on Twitter (@MildlyAmused) for more of all these things.