Birds of Prey #4

    Birds of Prey » Birds of Prey #4 - Absolutely Mental released by DC Comics on February 2012.

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    The only thing worse than a bomb on a speeding train is three bombs. Hidden inside the skulls of three different people. All on the same speeding train. And the Birds of Prey – Black Canary, Starling, Katana and Poison Ivy – know the names of only two of these walking bombs. Don't miss the shocking revelation that will rewrite the rules of the team forever! Yes, we know it's only issue #4! Guest starring Batgirl!



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    I learned they'd put a bomb in my head 0

    I am not sure of the last time that I read an issue as convoluted as this one is.  That is not to say it is bad, just that the story was told in a very non-direct manner.  With Dinah on the verge of a major problem (namely that she is going to explode) she goes for the main solution which could kill her, until Starling intervenes and saves the day and her friend.  The rest of the issue is told in a series of flashbacks, though still told in a fairly straightforward manner, as the team works to d...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

    Batgirl Couldn't Save This Issue 0

    The Story: The Birds Of Prey have to save the citizens of a speeding train from dying by one of the three bombs on the train.  My Thoughts:This new incarnation of the Birds Of Prey consists of an unusual lineup. Only Black Canary remains from the previous roster. The new additions include Poison Ivy, Katana, and the brand new character Starling. So far this series isn't what I would have expected it being like, but it has shown moments of potential. We find out a little more information about th...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

    Breaking Consistency With Disappointment 0

    The Good: For the most part, the art is very solid, with lots of really nice panel layouts that enhance the 'espionage' feel in the flow of the action.The last few pages of the issue have a superbly intense pacing leading into an absolutely fantastic ending. The Bad: The cover is pretty decent, mostly just so-so, but its also basically the same as the cover of the first and third issues. This is getting stupidly repetitive. The doctor is a completely flat love interest for Black Canary who was s...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
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