Birds of Prey #56 with Kate (and Dan) Dec05

Birds of Prey #56 with Kate (and Dan)

D: This past week, I was browsing the shelf at my local used book store and came across BIRDS OF PREY: OF LIKE MINDS. This is the collection of BoP issues #56-61, Gail Simone’s first story arc for one of her most fondly remembered runs on any book. K: Don’t forget Ed Benes. He draws pretty pictures in this book, too. D: Benes does good work here, no doubt. So with the “Bargain Bin” column, we like to take a look back at fondly remembered books and comics: things that we know rock, but maybe others don’t know these things rock. And we want those people to go and find these things that rock, read them, and then have them say, “Damn, that...

More DC Trades – Dec 2008

 Birds of Prey : Metropolis or Dust 2008 / DC Comics The birds are in a little bit of disarray and it doesn’t help that Oracle has become obsessed with finding out who was behind a major catastrophe in their new home of Metropolis. Birds of Prey has always been an exceptional read because of the great pacing and high action content. As the series has progressed it has also become very character driven with the various members of the group becoming more like a family. The newest member, Misfit, is a bit out of joint because Barbara doesn’t trust her to do field work. Lady Blackhawk runs into problems of her own when someone from her past...