Birds of Prey, Vol. 1 (Birds of Prey I #1)
Here we are presented with the first adventure where Oracle (Barbara Gordon - the original Batgirl) seeks out Black Canary as her partner in globetrotting adventures.
Collects Black Canary/Oracle: Manhunt 4-part Mini Series and Birds of Prey: Revolution, a
I haven't read a lot of Black Canary so far in my graphic novel endeavors. I have to say that I like her style. Oracle k ...more
Instead I get some wishy washy women empowerment stories that get to the heart of crime-fighting but make it seem so nauseating. I now realize why in the TV series 'Arrow' Dinah is depicted as a whiny chick, because in this comic series she is. She's not the cool charming woman ...more
Former JLA member Black Canary has lost her sonic powers and is recruited by Oracle for a little globe trotting espionage. Thankfully the fishnets are soon dumped in favour of a snazzy black and gold costume in the first few pages and the artists are saved from the trauma of having to draw several hundred panels filled with the dreaded cross hatching. ...more
I've recently decided to read all things Oracle and Birds of Prey is a long running series that I'm looking forward to reading. I'm hoping it picks up a bit after this volume because it was a bit of a disappointment. I've been told that after Gail Simone takes over the series it switches more to an overarching storyline, so I'm really excited about zooming through this Dixon stuff and getting to Simone material.
His earliest comics work was writing Evangeline first for Comico Comics in 1984 (then later for First Comics, who published the on-going series), on which he worked with his then-wife, the artist Judith Hunt. His big break came one year later, when editor Larry Hama hired him to w ...more