Birds Of Prey #8

Birds Of Prey #8

Writer: Duane Swierczynski Artist: Jesus Saiz Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 18, 2012 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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Rumor has it that Dinah Lance a.k.a. Black Canary killed a man with her sonic scream, and she's been running from the law ever since. But it wasn't a mere punch that shattered the victim's skull. Now, something far more dangerous than the law is hell-bent on taking down Black Canary: a cunning enemy who knows her every weakness, both physical and psychological. The only things standing between Dinah and certain death are her friends and teammates: Batgirl, Katana and Starling. But will they still want to protect her after they learn the truth about what she was up to for the past three years?

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Kelly Thompson Apr 19, 2012

    "Birds of Prey" has consistently been one of the best and most surprising books of the re-launch with lovely art, smart storytelling and good character development including the introduction of a brand new character in Starling. As a reader, I worry about it getting swallowed up in the "Night of Owls" crossover, but mostly I hope that it helps get the word out to other readers about what a strong and intelligent book this is. It absolutely deserves a bigger following. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Minhquan Nguyen Apr 22, 2012

    Solid stuff from pretty much the only all-female team title on the stands, with Swierczynski finally starting to answer questions we've had all along. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Apr 18, 2012

    Birds of Prey is a solid book, but it really needs to get moving and stop drawing out the various mysteries introduced so far. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Jan 18, 2011

    The finally few pages really seem to drop the ball on what was a very fun, engaging story filled with ample amounts of action and internal monologue. It's still worth a look but ends on a rather disappointing note. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Gotham Spoilers - Gotham Spoilers Apr 18, 2012

    But getting back to what actually happened, like I said, it was good and fun. Entertaining, and certainly made you feel like you were in the middle of a clusterfuck. So there was that. I mean, good issue over all, but still... just a bit confused. Read Full Review

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