Batgirl: Silent Running

Issue #1

Cover Date: April 2000
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Writer(s): Scott Peterson, Kelley Puckett
Artists(s): Damion Scott, Robert Campanella
Storyline: Oracle and Batman showed the new Batgirl around. Barbara had some reservations about training her so soon - she'd been raised and trained by David Cain, a master assassin, she'd never spoken (never taught to speak), and she was only 17 years old. Batman had no problems with her and gave her his complete blessing.


Issue #2

Cover Date: May 2000
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Writer(s): Scott Peterson, Kelley Puckett
Artists(s): Damion Scott, Robert Campanella
Storyline: Batgirl attempted to break free a good Samaritan who'd been kidnapped by the mob, but he died before they could get out of the make-shift prison he was housed in. He gave her a note to take to his wife; Batgirl began to learn to write.


Issue #3

Cover Date: June 2000
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Writer(s): Scott Peterson, Kelley Puckett
Artists(s): Damion Scott, Robert Campanella
Storyline: Batman took Batgirl out to rescue a kidnapped kid. After a successful return, Batman was given a tape showing a very young Batgirl killing a man with her bare hands.


Issue #4

Cover Date: July 2000
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Writer(s): Scott Peterson, Kelley Puckett
Artists(s): Damion Scott, Robert Campanella
Storyline: Batman showed Alfred the video he'd received. Alfred believed it to be a fake and patched up the bleeding Batman. After testing the film, Batman realized it was legit. Batgirl, through a psychic, learned English, but she still couldn't speak - only understand. Batman left to investigate her past.


Issue #5

Cover Date: August 2000
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Writer(s): Scott Peterson, Kelley Puckett
Artists(s): Damion Scott, Robert Campanella
Storyline: Batman tracked down David Cain and learned the true story of his new partner. Batgirl lost the ability to read body language when she was given the ability to understand speech. She saved the psychic who helped her, and Batman arrived.


Issue #6

Cover Date: September 2000
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Writer(s): Scott Peterson, Kelley Puckett
Artists(s): Damion Scott, Robert Campanella
Storyline: Still struggling with her fighting skills, Batgirl captured the scientist who experimented on Jeffers (the man who gave Batgirl speech understanding). She and Batman took out some assassins that were after him, and Batgirl took some bullets for the first time.


notes

  • Per issue 1, Cassandra is 17.
  • Batgirl, through an altercation with a psychic, learned English. The encounter left her ability to "read" body movements broken.
  • Batman learned that Cassandra had killed as a youth.

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