'Sirens of Justice': If you loved 'Birds of Prey' and 'Harley Quinn', you need to check out this kickass series
Written by DC legend Gail Simone and with art by Inaki Miranda, the new series features Gotham's coolest street-level superheroes as they set off on a rollicking new adventure
Are you a fan of Cathy Yan's fantabulous superhero movie 'Birds of Prey'? Do you love the hilarity and madness of DC Universe's 'Harley Quinn' animated series? Then have we got the comic for you! Featuring Harley Quinn, Black Canary and the Huntress, 'Birds of Prey: Sirens of Justice' is a kickass new digital series from DC Comics that is sure to satisfy your appetite for powerful female superheroes. Written by DC legend Gail Simone and with art by Inaki Miranda ('Ragman', 'Old Lady Harley'), the new series features Gotham's coolest street-level superheroes as they set off on a rollicking new adventure.
'Sirens of Justice' is part of DC's Digital First line of online comics. The first issue of the new series was released on May 27 and features a great standalone story with hints of more to come. 'Birds of Prey: Sirens of Justice' #1 tells the story of the creation of a new trinity of Gotham crimefighters as they investigate a mob plot and the destruction of a hospital. In the process, we also get an appearance by Harley's bestie Pamela Isley, the mercurial Batman rogue and aggressive protector of nature known as Poison Ivy.
Beautifully illustrated with great action and humor, 'Sirens of Justice' is a fantastic read for people who are just beginning to get into the wonderful world of comic books. And the heroes of this story are good, the bad and the crazy combo with excellent chemistry and they'll make you fall in love with this strange world. Overall, it's not so big a story that it might intimidate new readers and it's light enough on exposition that you can get right to the action. In other words, this series looks like a fun ride that both fans and newcomers can enjoy.
Here's the official solicitation for 'Birds of Prey: Sirens of Justice' #1: "When a new hospital collapses into a sinkhole in the middle of Gotham City, Harley Quinn tries to convince Huntress and Black Canary to investigate. But can the Birds of Prey really trust the Clown Princess of Crime? Or do Harley’s true allegiances lie elsewhere?"
DC Digital First comics are available on all participating digital retailers including ReadDC.com, Comixology, Amazon Kindle, Apple Books and more.