To assemble a coherent picture of her character, we have to pick and choose from the mosaic of her life, and put those pieces together in a linear order. That was a long time ago. Legends of the DC Universe: Folie a Deux, It was a long time ago, but we still have a record of it. Or rather, because this is superhero history, with all its contradictions, corrections, second-thoughts and redrafts, we have several different records. Batgirl, In the retelling of her origin, Thelma and Roger Gordon died together, in a car crash.