Female superheroes play a unique role in comic books. On the one hand, seeing a woman fight against injustice is entirely empowering. However, most of the time, female superheroes are objectified and made into overly sexual beings. Fortunately for fans of DC comics, there’s Birds of Prey, a long-running series that almost always has its heroines acting like authentic, autonomous characters instead of pin-up dolls– for the most part, at least.

Black Canary, Barbara Gordon (as Oracle and Batgirl), and Huntress round out the core cast of Birds of Prey, a series originally launched in 1996. Publishing on-and-off since then, the series has changed its ...

Click to continue reading 15 Things You Never Knew About The Birds Of Prey