Birds of Prey #50

Writer: Gilbert Hernandez Artist: Casey Jones Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: December 18, 2002 Critic Reviews: 1
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After one exhausting adventure after another, Black Canary is ready for some downtime. But first she's abducted by an apelike creature in protective body armor--the caveman bodyguard of industrial entrepreneur Simon Stagg!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Dec 23, 2002

    Not a bad issue, but not a particularly impressive one either. On one hand the book does have an almost tongue-in-cheek quality to it, and as such ideas like a monkey attacker who is fixated on blondes make for a rather amusing idea. On the other hand there's also a sense that this book has become a little too silly for its own good, and if this book is trying to be a humor book, then it needs to come up with truly funny moments on a more consistent basis, as there's only one scene in this issue that made me smile. Now the action is pretty solid, and I am interested in the corner of the DCU that this adventure seems to have decided to play in, so I'm looking forward to the following issues with my fingers crossed for a guest-appearance by Metamorpho. There's also a fairly solid cliffhanger moment, as we see the Clocktower's security system was breached by a mystery figure, and as a result Barbara finds herself playing host to an unwelcome guest. Still, I can't say that this issue left Read Full Review

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