Gotham Central #15

Gotham Central #15

Writer: Ed Brubaker, Greg Rucka Artist: Michael Lark Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 15, 2003 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
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"Soft Targets" Finale! The Joker is finally apprehended and behind bars, but is it all just a part of his mad plan and continuing game of cat and mouse between the Clown and Bat? Find out in the conclusion to a story by both GOTHAM CENTRAL writers, Greg Rucka and Ed Brubaker!

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jan 15, 2004

    One of my biggest problems with this book has been that it always has Batman rushing in to save the day when things are looking a bit rough for our detectives, and while there's a scene in this issue where this looks to be the case, the scene does take a somewhat unexpected twist when we see that after the explosion Batman didn't protect the detective from the explosion. Now this may not seem like a big deal and it may annoy some Batman fans who believe the character should never be allow to fail, but frankly I rather like the fact that there are times when the detectives aren't going to be saved by Batman when the going gets rough. This issue also nicely plays up the idea that the Joker is someone that our cast isn't prepared to deal with, and while I felt they were shown to be far too relaxed when it came to viewing Joker as a threat even while in custody, the sequence where he breaks free does a wonderful job selling the idea of how quickly the character can become a truly terrifyin Read Full Review

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