Birds of Prey #2 - Old Friends, New Enemies
([March] 2003)

DC, 1999 Series
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Volume
2
Price
17.95 USD; 29.95 CAD
Pages
228
On-sale Date
2003-01-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
1-56389-939-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781563899393 51795

Issue Notes

Collects Birds of Prey: Wolves (DC, 1997 series) #1; Birds of Prey: Batgirl (DC, 1998 series) #1 and Birds of Prey (DC, 1999 series) #1-6.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Birds of Prey / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Stelfreeze
Inks
Brian Stelfreeze
Colors
Brian Stelfreeze ?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Black Cannary [Dinah Lance]
Reprints

Wolves (Table of Contents: 1)

Birds of Prey / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Wayne Faucher
Colors
Gloria Vasquez; Jamison Services (Separator)
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary; Oracle; Hodo (villain); Ukrainian Mob (villains); Craig Windrow (villain); Drew Fahrnum (villain)
Synopsis
Babs and Dinah take some time off from each other and still get into trouble. Canary is visited by an ex-boyfriend who is being chased by the mob. Oracle is wined and dined by a gang leader who decides to get violent.
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Indexer Notes

Credits note special thanks to Al Davison.

Birds of Prey (Table of Contents: 2)

Birds of Prey / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Greg Land
Inks
Drew Geraci
Colors
Gloria Vasquez; Android Images (Separator)
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon] (a Spellbinder illusion); Mad Hatter; Joker; Spellbinder [Fay Moffit]; Blockbuster; Shotgun Smith; Oracle
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Spellbinder makes Oracle hallucinate a Black Canary and Batgirl team. Mad Hatter, The Joker, Poison Ivy, Croc, Scarface, Ventriloquist, Two-Face, Bane, Kobra appear in hallucination.

Long Time Gone (Table of Contents: 3)

Birds of Prey / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Greg Land
Inks
Drew Geraci
Colors
Gloria Vasquez; Android Images (separations)
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Hellhound [Kai]; Jason Bard (as "Reed Montel"); Jackie Pajamas; Blue Beetle [Theodore Kord] (as "Beeb", on computer); Chuck Dixon (mentioned); Brendan Fisk; Daria Fisk; Generalissimo Singh Manh Lee (dead, mentioned); Jackie Pajamas [Jackie Pamerjanian]; Lt. Providence; Major Van Lewton
Synopsis
Black Canary and Oracle investigate Asian mobster Jackie Pajamas, and find a collection of small valuable objects and body parts.
Reprints
Keywords
Beeb.com; Diet Zesti (soda); Hellhound's dogs; Pentagon; Princess Patricia (boat); Rheelasia; Rollingthunder.com; Wings Over Gotham (book by Chuck Dixon)

One of Those Days (Table of Contents: 4)

Birds of Prey / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Greg Land
Inks
Drew Geraci
Colors
Gloria Vasquez; Digital Chameleon (separations)
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary [Dinah Lance]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Hellhound [Kai]; Jason Bard (as "Reed Montel"); Reed Montel (mentioned); Jackie Pajamas [Jackie Pamerjanian]; Blue Beetle [Ted Kord] (as "Beeb", on computer); Carlita Blanchard
Synopsis
Canary is captured and Jason Bard is blinded trying to help her. The place turns out to be a slave labor camp for rich kidnapped young people.
Reprints
Keywords
Blanchard Fragrances; Rheelasia; Transglobal Insurance (fake company)

Hounded (Table of Contents: 5)

Birds of Prey / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Greg Land
Inks
Drew Geraci; Ray Snyder (assist); Jim Royal (assist)
Colors
Gloria Vasquez; Digital Chameleon (separations)
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary; Oracle; Robin [Tim Drake]; Hellhound; Jason Bard; Jackie Pajamas; Blockbuster
Synopsis
Oracle pays the Canary's ransom with Blockbuster's money, and finds her place of imprisonment with the help of Robin and satellite photographs. Canary escapes with Bard and defeats Hellhound.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Snyder and Royal credited in letters page of number 4.

The Ravens Strike (Table of Contents: 6)

Birds of Prey / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Greg Land
Inks
Drew Geraci
Colors
Gloria Vasquez; Digital Chameleon (separations)
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary; Oracle; The Ravens [Cheshire; Pistolera; Vicious]; Kobra
Synopsis
While on vacation, Dinah finds a dinosaur on the same Minnesota lake the Ravens have found a USSR satellite for Kobra. Besides, someone is watching Oracle, and Pentagon officers are trying to locate her.
Reprints

Monster (Table of Contents: 7)

Birds of Prey / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Greg Land
Inks
Drew Geraci
Colors
Gloria Vasquez; Digital Chameleon (separations)
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary; Oracle; The Ravens [Cheshire, Pistolera, Vicious]; Kobra
Synopsis
The Ravens are trapped in the past, the Canary is in the lake and the military are coming.
Reprints

Time's Rainbow (Table of Contents: 8)

Birds of Prey / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Greg Land
Inks
Drew Geraci
Colors
Gloria Vasquez; Digital Chameleon (separations)
Letters
Albert DeGuzman

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Canary; Oracle; Ravens [Cheshire; Pistolera; Vicious]; Batman; Alfred Pennyworth; Blockbuster; Kobra
Synopsis
Oracle puts Batman in his place. Canary vs. Kobra vs. the Ravens. The military track Oracle to Blockbuster's quarters.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Birds of Prey
  2. 1. Wolves
    Birds of Prey
  3. 2. Birds of Prey
    Birds of Prey
  4. 3. Long Time Gone
    Birds of Prey
  5. 4. One of Those Days
    Birds of Prey
  6. 5. Hounded
    Birds of Prey
  7. 6. The Ravens Strike
    Birds of Prey
  8. 7. Monster
    Birds of Prey
  9. 8. Time's Rainbow
    Birds of Prey
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