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Issue: Birds of Prey #86
Subtitle: A Wakeful Time Part 1
Date: November 2005
Feature Characters: Oracle (Barbara Gordon), Black Canary (Dinah Lance), Huntress (Helena Bertinelli)
Supporting Characters: Lady Blackhawk (Zinda Blake)
Villains: Prankster (Oswald Loomis), Don Sigiorello
Guest Appearances: James Gordon, Renee, Suze, Richard Grayson, Aleksandr Creote, Brian Savant, Doctor Mid-Nite (Pieter Cross)
Other Characters: Corey Campbell

Returning from surgery, Dinah and Zinda help Barbara move into her new apartment in Metropolis and is greeted by a welcoming party set up by Dinah.
After the party Helena leaves again, still feeling resentful from being "rehabilitated" by Oracle. Afterwards, while Superman is in Tehran helping earthquake victims, Prankster stages a Mayan sacrifice on public television but is foiled by Black Canary and Blackhawk.
Meanwhile, in Gotham, Huntress, in an effort to abolish Gotham's drug racket around the Highland Hills suburban area where she works as a teacher, intends to go undercover as a mob decapo, using her family's history in the underworld with Oracle's help.

"You point that thing at me and I'll mess you up so bad it'll bring tourists. We clear?"
— Black Canary

Birds of Prey 86 1 - Birds of Prey 86 2 - Birds of Prey 86 3 - Birds of Prey 86 4

Cover Art:


- Zinda Blake suggests the name "Birds of Prey" for Oracle's group of agents and had some jackets with a logo made for them to wear.

Birds of Prey 86

- Gail Simone

- Adriana Melo, Will Conrad

Chronology:Full List
- Batgirl #71
- Batgirl #72
- Batgirl #73
- Birds of Prey #86
- Adventures of Superman #649
- Superman/Batman #26
- 52 Week 1

- Metropolis
~ Dalten Towers
- Gotham City
~ Highland Hills
- Aerie 2
- Huntress Uniform

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