Catwoman #11

Writer: Steven Grant Artist: Brad Rader Publisher: DC Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Sep 27, 2002

    Mr. Grant knows this history, and so he does not complicate matters with a fresh new slant or a mind-boggling uncharacteristic turn. For this issue, Mr. Grant designs an impossible theft amid a life-saving rescue. What keeps Selina's character in check along with the idea of a core historical characterization that no amount of tampering can intrinsically alter is Brad Rader's splendid visual continuity. Selina looks and acts like the Brubaker Selina. We don't get the side steps into her “domestic” life or the subtleties of her expression like we do when Mr. Brubaker pads through the story, but no scene with Catwoman looks like a sore thumb produced by a writer unfamiliar with the current run of the book. Regardless of whether or not Mr. Grant reads Mr. Brubaker's intensely recommended unofficial animated tie-in, in the denouement, both writer and artist work together to create a scene of surrender that only would work in Catwoman and leaves that all-important smile on Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 1, 2002

    Inventory issues are always a mixed bag, though past experience has shown me that more often than not they are the issues that one can pass on, as they're normally self-contained affairs, and they rarely inspire second visits by the regular creative team. Still Steven Grant offers up a fairly entertaining, if somewhat silly adventure that has Catwoman enter a house that is filled with all manner of devices designed to kill her, and she gets to play hero to a captured F.B.I. agent along the way. Now the action is a lot of fun, and there's a fun little exchange in the latter half of this issue, where Catwoman gets to deliver a wonderful closing line. Still, if you're looking to save some money this month, and you're not an obsessive completeist like myself, then you could easily skip this issue, and still be fully in the loop for next month's adventure. Think of this issue as the deleted scenes that one finds on a DVD, in that you don't need to see them, but if you enjoyed the film you'l Read Full Review

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