The Birds of Prey Podcast
Feathers and Foes is a Birds of Prey podcast dedicated to the DC comic book, Birds of Prey. We will go on the journey of reading and analyzing the book from its first start in 1996 all the way till the last issue. Hopefully, the book will come back.
info_outline Episode 163: Issue 127 (The End of Volume 1 of #BirdsofPrey 07/04/2021
Episode 163: Issue 127 (The End of Volume 1 of #BirdsofPrey Mark, Laurel and Ashford discuss the last issue of volume 1 Birds of Prey. Is this the End? Not by a long shot. 25 years ago, Birds of Prey was introduced to the world. May Feathers and Foes be good custodians to the property. Write to us at
info_outline Episode 161: Birds of Prey 123 and 124 06/12/2021
Episode 161: Birds of Prey 123 and 124 The Feathers and Foes crew talk the run up to the conclusion of the Syndicate. Although we are in the digital age, the analogue villains are still amongst us. The showdown is going down in this double feature podcast. Let us know what you think by writing to us at Twitter @feathersandfoes
info_outline Episode 159: Birds of Prey 119 & 120 05/16/2021
Episode 159: Birds of Prey 119 & 120 The Birds move out west to tech land, setting up show and spying on Black Canary? From dealing with Gizmos to transformers (YEP), the Birds of Prey are facing conflicts of the new world. Can new team members and technology help the Birds of Prey against these new and old protagonist? Tune in. Please e-mail us at
info_outline Episode 158: Club Kids 05/01/2021
Episode 158: Club Kids Mark and Laurel discuss the Dark Side Club tie in for issue 118 of Birds of Prey. With Black Alice looking vicious on the cover, there is no surprise that she and Misfit exchange a few words while trying to sort out their unfortunate predicament. Please write to us at We would love to know what you think about this issue. We are also on Twitter @feathersandfoes Thank you for spending some time with us!
info_outline Episode 157: Killer Queen Shark & Head Games 04/17/2021
Episode 157: Killer Queen Shark & Head Games Feathers and Foes, brought to you by the Wright On Network, is back to talk about two Birds of Prey issues, placing our favorite characters in compromising situations. The gang, Ashford, Mark, and Laurel, struggled with the subject matter, but with the moderating craft of Laurel, Feathers and Foes pulled through in the end. Write to us at
info_outline Episode 156: Underneath the Skin 03/20/2021
Episode 156: Underneath the Skin Zinda Blake is on a mission to bring some sort of final justice to Killer Shark, who is carrying out the legacy his grandfather started, which is quite horrific. Also, Black Alice is in town. Is it room for both she and Misfit? Yes. A whole-hearted yes. Write to us at [email protected]
info_outline Episode 155: Shark Attack 03/06/2021
Episode 155: Shark Attack Feathers and Foes are back to talk Birds of Prey. Zinda is visited by someone from her past, and someone from the past visits Barbara. Bar Fights, tough love, and hijinks are all in this episode. Check us out and write to us at
info_outline Episode 154: The Blackest Sea 02/20/2021
Episode 154: The Blackest Sea The Feathers and Foes trio discuss Superman, a mission gone haywire, and the darkest of vengeance. Let us know what you think of this issue. Did you like the direction of the book? Do you think Superman was out of line when he confronted the Birds? Let us know at or on Twitter @feathersandfoes
info_outline Episode 153: Harley Quinn & the Birds of Prey (DC Black Label) 02/19/2021
Episode 153: Harley Quinn & the Birds of Prey (DC Black Label) Mark and Ashford discuss DC Black Label's Harley Quinn and the Birds of Prey 4.
info_outline Episode 152: Warrior Wake of Zinda Blake 02/08/2021
Episode 152: Warrior Wake of Zinda Blake Mark, Laurel, and Ashford discuss the grieving process with a one, Zinda Blake, aka, Lady Black Hawk. In the books of the New Gods, Death of the New Gods, Big Barda dies, which is where this comic, issue 112 of Birds of Prey, opens up. This sad, grieving, romp is something the 3 podcasters are having a hard time dealing with as far as the story telling. Write in to us at or
info_outline Episode 151: Meet Calculator 01/25/2021
Episode 151: Meet Calculator Feathers and Foes are back to discuss the return of Calculator, the awesomeness of Barbara Gordon, and missing conventions due to Covid 19. Be safe out there. We love you all, dearly. Thank you for listening to our show.
info_outline Episode 150: Harley Quinn and the Birds of Prey Book 3 12/26/2020
Episode 150: Harley Quinn and the Birds of Prey Book 3 Mark and Ashford discuss the going ons in Harley Quinn and the Birds of Prey. What do you think about the Black Label series. Write to us at
info_outline Episode 149: Living with Sin 11/22/2020
Episode 149: Living with Sin Feathers and Foes discuss Living with Sin. Black Canary went out of the country to train with Lady Shiva for about a year. When she returned to the states, she brought a young girl, who was supposed to lead a life of violence, but Dinah chose to liberate her from that potential, dreadful lifestyle. If things were heavy enough for Dinah, Oliver Queen pops the question to her. Moreover, the league of Assassins are after Sin to lead their charge. Tune in as we discuss issues 1-4 of this mini-series. Please e-mail us at or write to us at
info_outline Episode 148: Fan Club 11/14/2020
Episode 148: Fan Club In Tony Bedard's second issue, we get a Huntress Showcase, which makes Ashford rather happy. Mark and Laurel weigh in on the conversation as well. So misguided youth are will to hurt the lives of others to break out their incarcerated idol, The Atomic Skull. Oracle has gone through her list of operatives she's used in the past, but all are not available, which leaves Barbara Gordon with The Huntress. And boy does the Huntress truly deliver. Write to us at
info_outline Episode 147: Stone Cold Knockout 11/01/2020
Episode 147: Stone Cold Knockout Mark, Laurel, and Ashford discuss a stern conversation between Barbara and Dinah on whether or not marrying Green Arrow is a good idea, Misfit being perhaps a Pokeman hater, and the wonderful art of Nicola Scott. Join the conversation by writing us at @FeathersandFoes on Twitter or
info_outline Episode 146: Swan Song 10/19/2020
Episode 146: Swan Song A Swan Song, but don't worry, Feathers and Foes will continue, as well as Birds of Prey the comic. Although, we are saying good-bye to definitive Birds of Prey writer, Gail Simone...for now. She will be back. But for now, we are entering a new era of Birds of Prey. But for now, let us celebrate this memorable, legendary run. Write to us at or
info_outline Episode 144: Birds of Prey 106 Storm Front 09/20/2020
Episode 144: Birds of Prey 106 Storm Front Mark, Laurel, and Ashford discuss the Brew Ha-Ha that happens in this book. Huntress is maturing into a leadership role in our very eyes, Oracle is trying to take her team back from Katarina, AKA, Spy Smasher, and the resurrection of Ice. Write to us at the
info_outline Episode 142: The White Water: Chrystal Ascension 08/22/2020
Episode 142: The White Water: Chrystal Ascension Mark, Laurel, and Ashford discuss the new story arc, where the Birds are now taking orders from Spy Smasher, who is no Black Canary. No Judo Master or Misfit, but we still have Big Barda and Huntress with the heavy lifting. Many thrills and surprises packed in this one issue.
info_outline Episode 141: Truth or Dare 08/08/2020
Episode 141: Truth or Dare A conclusion to Blood and Circuits story is provided, but the rise of Spy Master is only beginning. Has the Oracle lost it all? Will we every see Dinah again in a Birds of Prey book? Is Misfit actually going up against Big Barda like the cover suggests? Tune in, please. And write to us at or .
info_outline Episode 140: Blood & Circuits (Freedom of Motion) 07/25/2020
Episode 140: Blood & Circuits (Freedom of Motion) Laurel, Mark and Ashford discuss this ongoing saga of the Birds getting held up at the Mexico/California border, Babs facing off with top flight reporter Lois Lane, and Misfit causing all kind of chaos. Please write to us at
info_outline Episode 139: Blood & Circuits 2 07/12/2020
Episode 139: Blood & Circuits 2 The Birds are still trying to escape Mexico and Spy Smasher! As Oracle goes toe to toe with Spy Smasher over the phone, she receives a surprise visit by Lois Lane. Towards the end of the issue, the Birds find themselves in yet another predicament. The plot thickens on this side of the 100 mark. Please write to us at
info_outline Episode 138: Harley Quinn and the Birds of Prey 2 (Black Label) 07/01/2020
Episode 138: Harley Quinn and the Birds of Prey 2 (Black Label) More bonker-ness with Harley Quinn. She gives Renee Montoya and the Cops the slip, robs the her ex-boyfriend, the Joker, and now she is heading towards Wayne Manor. Where is this story going? Write to us at Visit the website,