Birds of Prey: Of Like Minds

Birds of Prey 56

Cover Date: August 2003
Subtitle: Of Like Minds
Writer(s): Gail Simone
Artists(s): Ed Benes, Alex Lei
Storyline: Black Canary picked up a farming conglomerate and forced his hand with information of his plans to steal his employee's retirements and flee. Back at the Clocktower, she and Oracle discussed their right to the information she kept up with. She watched the man's pc as he wrote a suicide note. Canary headed out to stop him. When she arrived, she was attacked by a man named Savant and his partner, Creote. Savant messaged Oracle that he'd captured her.


Birds of Prey 57

Cover Date: September 2003
Subtitle: Of Like Minds part 2
Writer(s): Gail Simone
Artists(s): Ed Benes, Alex Lei
Storyline: Savant began to question Canary about Oracle. Barbara called Huntress for help. After rescuing a kidnapped infant, Huntress got the info on Canary.


Birds of Prey 58

Cover Date: October 2003
Subtitle: Of Like Minds part 3
Writer(s): Gail Simone
Artists(s): Ed Benes, Alex Lei
Storyline: With Black Canary's ransom being the true identity of Batman, Huntress and Oracle continued investigating her abductors. Another of Savant's captives (the suicide victim) got her her transmitter. Oracle began pinpointing it's location. Canary got free of her bindings. Weakened, she tried to take down Savant. Huntress arrived.


Birds of Prey 59

Cover Date: November 2003
Subtitle: Of Like Minds part 4: Finale
Writer(s): Gail Simone
Artists(s): Ed Benes, Alex Lei
Storyline: As Black Canary and Huntress were keeping Savant and Creote busy, the suicide victim freed his family, then went back to help Canary. Oracle finally got hacked into Savant's computers and began deleting his files. While he was distracted by that, Huntress and Canary took him down. They were able to recover his back up files, but they destroyed them.


Birds of Prey 60

Cover Date: December 2003
Subtitle: Feeding the Game
Writer(s): Gail Simone
Artists(s): Ed Benes, Alex Lei
Storyline: Savant was checked into Arkham Asylum. A senator arranged for a meeting with Black Canary - he wanted the information from Savant's computers. They had been in a "working" relationship. Huntress (as Canary while the real Canary recovered) filled in nicely and played his bluff. After Dinah refused to stay in the Clocktower and out of action, Oracle fired her.


Birds of Prey 61

Cover Date: January 2004
Subtitle: Feeding the Game
Writer(s): Gail Simone
Artists(s): Ed Benes, Alex Lei
Storyline: Oracle and Black Canary tried to convince each other of their own points of view. Barbara went to blow off some steam and get some lunch. While she was out, Dinah made some appointments with people for sparring matches. After contacting Nightwing, she heard that he and Barbara had split up. While she was out, Dinah had to take on the Oracle role for Huntress, who was being tailed by the senator and his goons. She was able to help her get away from them. Barbara returned and told her she'd been over-reacting. Savant escaped from Arkham and called the BoP. Oracle threatened him and he bolted.