Welcome to another episode of Feathers and Foes. This episode is dedicated to Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #7: Soldiers of Fortune, written by Julie and Shawna Benson. Art by Claire Roe, yea! Colors by Allen Passalaqua. This is a fun one, taking on gentrification, realtors, Valentine's Day, screening phone calls, and more.
Soldiers of Fortune feels like the first true issue of Batgirl and the Birds of Prey. Going undercover, Barbara Gordon's duplicity with her father, and the fun writing of the Benson sisters, are all the ingredients of a great Book!
With Claire Roe back on the book with the pencils, I feel like we are getting a sharper edge to the book, but with