52: Aftermath: The Four Horsemen #4

Writer: Keith Giffin Artist: Pat Oliffe Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: November 28, 2007 Critic Reviews: 3
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  • 4.4
    IGN - Dan Phillips Nov 28, 2007

    We've seen quite a few fantastic mini-series spin-out of 52 thanks in no small part to the plethora of interesting material that Grant Morrison, Mark Waid, Geoff Johns and Greg Rucka laid out in that weekly series. Sadly, once they chomped down on Osiris and caused Black Adam to go into a murderous rage, the Four Horsemen ceased being one of 52's interesting threads, which makes you wonder why the hell Giffen decided to tackle this particular story in the first place. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Dec 1, 2007

    The Four Horsemen was advertised as a single issue starring Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. We get a glimpse at what might have been, but it's not enough and it took too long to get there. Giffin treats Wonder Woman shabily in the story, and the intellectual conversation between the Chief and Veronica Cale which I guess acts as a bizarre geek climax is complete rubbish. “The nervous system, neurological clusters, the ‘circuitry if you will'" does not remain intact after an individual dies. When death occurs, the entire body decays. Necrosis starts instantly. Tissues immediately begin to wither. The cellular powerhouses stop, and each fiber of the being begins to unravel. Everything in the body dies, including the “nervous system, the neurological clusters, the ‘circuitry if you will.'” If the body is resuscitated in time, cells replicate to replace the ones that have already been damaged beyond recovery. Brain damage can still occur during the Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Kirk Warren Nov 30, 2007

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