Convergence: Batgirl #2

Convergence: Batgirl #2

Event\Storyline: Convergence Writer: Alisa Kwitney Artist: Mark Pennington, Rick Leonardi Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: May 6, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 2
5.1Critic Rating
4.8User Rating

STARRING HEROES FROM THE PRE-FLASHPOINT DCU! What will be the final fate of Stephanie Brown as she battles both Flashpoint Grodd and Catman? Or is the real fight closer to home, against Red Robin?This extra-sized issue includes a sneak peek at whats coming up in the DC Universe!

  • 7.0
    Comic Crusaders - Johnny Hughes May 7, 2015

    I am not going to “spoil ” the ending for anyone. The title of the book, The Love Song of Stephanie Brown alludes to where the book is going. I am a little disappointed with the outcome, as I was hoping for a completely different outcome. Overall, as the first of the completed two issues I have read, I am a little lost. Despite Kwitney's great start, the story flounders a little and I have to say, with her introduction into the Nu 52, the timing is a little of as the conclusion does seems a tad of a backward step for Steph. Still, I stand by comments on my last review, I would be very interested in reading more of Kwitney's work. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Infinite Comix - Jeremy Eloi May 10, 2015

    In conclusion, Convergence Batgirl #2 is a satisfactory issue. The past and present aspects of the story are done well and the artwork is a definite improvement over the previous one. All in all, Convergence Batgirl was a fun jaunt through this particular moment in the DC Universe and it was nice to see it again. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Nerds Unchained - Michael Bowie May 12, 2015

    While lacking a bit in the climax department, this did turn out to be a fun story with a very cute ending. The problem comes when you think of it as Batgirl vs. Catman for the survival of their cities, and then realize how many other pre-Flashpoint and Flashpoint Gotham characters are running around in Convergence tie-in stories. It makes you wonder where they all fit in the grand scheme of things. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    DC Comics News - Max Eber May 8, 2015

    The writing is markedly better this issue but it's still not very memorable. It does give a good end to those who like Tim and Steph together (I do, but I acknowledge there is a lot of toxic stuff and this two issue extended oneshot may not have been the place to do it). The lack of Cass as well as Steph and Cass is a disappointment as is the art, which muddles what could have been some dynamic fighting and earlier in the issue, emoting. Still worth picking up if you're a fan, it's just not picture perfect. These girls deserve much more. Read Full Review

  • 4.5
    Batman-News - Joshua McDonald May 8, 2015

    Overall: Convergence Batgirl #2 loses a lot of the aspects that made its first half enjoyable and pleasant. What we're left with is a shallow story that felt rushed, uninspired, and a waste of time. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Weird Science - Jim Werner May 9, 2015

    Convergence: Batgirl #2 is an issue with strong characterizations that was unfortunately brought down by awful pacing and some ridiculous situations.  There was not a whole lot here to like as the art was uninspiring and the story was forgettable.  It did end on a high note that I was hoping for from the start, but the journey there was long and tiresome. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    The Batman Universe - Donovan Grant May 7, 2015

    This was lousy. Im not horrified or as offended as last issue, but the value in seeing our favorite characters together again was deadened by the absence of their actual personalities. This is half-assed, lazy writing in its purest form. Read Full Review

  • 3.4
    Word Of The Nerd - Hollie Cumberland May 8, 2015

    If you're a Batgirl fan like me, I would highly recommend that you wait for the return of the regular monthly series, because this does a serious injustice to the Batgirl name. The artwork is a step up from last month, and for that I give the creative team credit – but the writing took a massive nose dive, and what had to potential to be an interesting conclusion to the two part saga, turned out to be a major disappointment. There aren't any Batgirl comics I wouldn't enjoy reading again, but I guess there is a first for everything. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Noah Sharma May 12, 2015

    It's not that Convergence: Batgirl #2 is worse than its predecessor, in fact I would say that the presentation is actually more even, the structure more sturdy. But, while the flaws are less severe, this issue just doesn't deliver on what we want to see, namely Steph, Tim, and Cass interacting one more time. Both art and story contain some tempting potential and fans of Stephanie Brown who were upset with her treatment in Batman: Eternal will revel in the opportunity to see her back in the spotlight and acting herself, but overall "The Love Song of Stephanie Brown" contains too many flat notes to pull through. Read Full Review

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