While he takes a short break from Trinity, cartoonist Francis Manapul has recently completed a variant cover for March's Batgirl #9. Manapul boils down the current arc in the image, where Barbara Gordon has begun dating Ethan Cobblepot, son of the Penguin.
Here is the solicitation for the issue, with Manapul's cover.
Written by HOPE LARSON
Art and cover by CHRIS WILDGOOSE
Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
“SON OF THE PENGUIN” part three! Meeting your boyfriend’s parents is always stressful. But when by “parents” you mean “the Penguin” and by “meeting” you mean “punching in the face”…well then, you must be Batgirl! Babs gets to the bottom of Penguin’s involvement in Burnside and decides once and for all if Ethan is a hero or a villain.
On sale MARCH 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T