The Oct. 28 issue of Batgirl celebrates the wedding of our heroine’s best friend: a transgender woman named Alysia Yeoh

“This was something we talked about when we took the book over and we didn’t know if we were ever going to get a chance to play it out,” co-writer Brenden Fletcher told MTV News. “And we didn’t know that we were going to be successful at all and get to do any more than six issues.”

Alysia has been with the Batgirl comics for years; her appearance marked the first instance of a transgender character in a mainstream comic book series. Batgirl, a.k.a. Barbara Gordon, joins the bridal party for Alysia and Jo, who began dating in 2014 Read more…

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‘Batgirl’ comic celebrates historical transgender wedding