DISCLAIMERS: The following comic story is a fanmade work and has no intent on infringing on the rights of the creators or copyright holders of Birds of Prey, Batman, Superman, or any other part of the DC Universe.
NO ONE involved with this story’s production owns these characters, as they are the property of DC, Warner Bros., and WarnerMedia. I highly recommend you read and watch the original source materials, as they are wonderful and probably the reason you are here in the first place.
This story was written purely out of love for the 2002 Birds of Prey television series and current slate of CW superhero dramas, and is not profiting this story’s creators in any way other than fulfilling some very nerdy dreams.
Thank you, and enjoy.
“This put an epic smile on my face.”
– Mark Guggenheim
(Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Crisis on Infinite Earths)
It’s Revolution time, Boppers! If you loved the Birds of Prey TV series like I did, if you love the current CW shows like I do, if you loved the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover event like I did, then I sincerely hope you enjoy the story that follows.
I wrote this comic for the fans like me. Fans who love the characters and world set up in the Birds of Prey series. Fans who have watched and rewatched the same 13 episodes of television for nearly two decades. Fans who always wanted more.
The CW’s Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover event gave us that “more.” Never in a million years did I think I’d see Ashley Scott’s Huntress running across my TV screen again. But as soon as it happened, it was over, and all I could do was wonder what had led Helena Kyle to meet her end on that rainy, New Gotham rooftop (need a refresher?)
Seeing that quick 47 seconds of footage for the first time was a mix of nostalgic thrills and heartbreak that I still can’t articulate months later.
So rather than processing those feelings like a normal nerd, I wrote this – my love letter to the show, the creators, the characters, and the fans.
For those of you that have seen Birds of Prey but not watched Crisis on Infinite Earths of any of the CW shows, this might be helpful: RECAP RAPS
For the Arrowverse fans who have a tenuous grasp on the original Birds of Prey series, give this a quick look: Birds of Prey Opening Sequence
And a quick, ENORMOUS thanks to EV Cantada for the incredible artwork to follow. This comic would still be just words without his artistry, and I cannot thank him enough for putting up with all my notes and nerdery.
Ever obsess over 47 seconds of television for months?
Happened to me.
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By the grace of something mighty (the Spectre, perhaps?), this little passion project made its way to Arrowverse founding father and executive producer of the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover, Marc Guggenheim. I cannot express how fulfilling and rewarding it is to see Mr. Guggenheim’s support and enthusiasm for this little passion project.
We were also lucky enough to be featured by Comic Book Resource
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AND, if you want to hear me talk about every episode of Birds of Prey in excruciating detail, check our my Birds miniseries on the
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