Black Canary flies solo in this month’s Batgirl And The Birds Of Prey but logic problems with her backstory keep this story from soaring high.
This issue is something of a disappointment after the first special, with the characterization being paper thin and the story fairly standard stuff for a team series. Taken as a work of commentary however, the book becomes a brilliant piece of satire, albeit it possibly unintentionally. I can’t say I liked it much but neither did I dislike it.
If you’ve never read a Green Arrow comic, this topical issue pitting Green Arrow and Black Canary against a gang of corrupt cops is a great place to start!
Batgirl And The Birds of Prey #6 proved a fitting capstone to a wonderful story that has restored three of DC Comics’ best heroines to their former glory.
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey discover the identity of the mysterious mob hacker who usurped the Oracle moniker… only to uncover a bigger mystery!
The Emerald Archer is now an Emerald Outlaw as Green Arrow returns home to Seattle as a wanted man in both his identities!
Until now, every issue of Green Arrow post-Rebirth seemed like it was taking one step forward and two steps back. This issue is one big step back.
Batgirl And The Birds Of Prey: Rebirth #1 is the best of both worlds – a book that draws in new readers while appealing to the established fandom.