Birds of Prey #48

Writer: Terry Moore Artist: Amanda Conner Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 23, 2002 Critic Reviews: 1
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Barbara Gordon, granted the gift of full mobility, saves the young girl Madison (a.k.a. Heartache) from a kidnapping attempt, and learns that the "gift" may be more of a curse than a blessing!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 29, 2002

    Speaking as a fan who enjoyed the status quo before this book received its new creative team, I must admit I'm not overly impressed by the new direction, which almost seems to delight in the idea that it's not taking itself all that seriously. I mean, this book hasn't become what I would label a humor title, as to be truthful, the jokes aren't all that funny, and Terry Moore is clinging to some fairly serious-minded material, which undermines any bid to elicit many laughs. In the end this book is walking the line between a action/adventure title that is a bit too goofy for its own good, and a lighthearted romp that is unwilling to commit itself fully to the task of making the reader laugh. Now there's enjoyable elements to this book, with Dinah's situation being an enjoyable exercise, as we see her having fun by tormenting her captors, and the last page of this issue is dire looking enough to grab my interest. However, Barbara's situation is more difficult to enjoy as it's such a marke Read Full Review

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