|Detective Comics #359|
Detective Comics v1 #359, 1967 – Seeking to change her persona as a brainy librarian, Barbara Gordon creates a Batman-inspired costume for an upcoming masquerade party. Already trained in martial arts, she gets a taste of the action fighting Killer Moth and his gang. Batgirl subsequently teams up with the dynamic duo. Naturally, her secret identity is unbeknownst to both the Batman and her father the Commissioner. Replacing an earlier version, this DC silver age superhero makes her key first appearance in this issue. This debut was written by Gardner Fox. See more Detective Comics issues.
“The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl” Carmine Infantino story pencils / Sid Greene inks 16 pages