DC Comics & Joker #7 Spoilers & Review: Pennyworth Returns! Fierce Batgirls!

DC Comics and Joker #7 Spoilers and Review follows.

Pennyworth Returns!

Fierce Batgirls!

Bane’s Vengeance!

Plus Punchline and Bluebird!

So, we open with…

…someone wanting to buy the prison Bane had been on…

…turning it into an attraction, but her cover is blown by…

…Barbara Gordon aka Oracle!

Turns out she doesn’t really want to buy the prison as…

…Julia Pennyworth, Alfred Pennyworth’s daughter, debuts during Infinite Frontier.

Later, Oracle’s watchtower is infiltrated by…

…by the Court Owls, but…

…the Batgirls prove…

…formidable ahead of their new Batgirls ongoing series’ debut.

The book ends with another strong female make her presence known in the form of Bane’s daughter Vengeance.

Plus there is the ongoing back-up feature starring Punchline, but also Bluebird.

For those unfamiliar with Alfred’s daughter, Julia Pennyworth first debuted…

…in 1981’s Detective Comics #501 as a Caucasian.

She was reimagined in the new 52 initiative debuting in…

…2014’s Batman Eternal #9 as biracial.

Here are Julia’s parents classic who’s who bio’s…

…Alfred Pennyworth above and Mademoiselle Marie below.

It should be noted that 2019’s Heroes in Crisis #9 (full spoilers here)…

…featured a confessional by a new much younger Mademoiselle Marie.

Next up is Joker #8 on shelves on October 12, 2021.

The Pulse:

This is such an intriguing book even if the Joker is a presence, but not on panel. Compelling story, solid art, all advancing girl power at DC. 8 out of 10.

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