"Dead Robin" part 1! Greg Rucka and Ed Brubaker join together once more for the penultimate GOTHAM CENTRAL tale. All the detectives of the Major Crimes Unit become involved after a dead body turns up--a dead body dressed as Robin, the Boy Wonder!
I had concerns that the loss of Michael Lark would be a blow that this book wouldn't recover from, but the transition to the new art team was almost seamless, and if not for the different names in the credit box, I'd be hard pressed to tell you that this book had changed its art team. Now part of the credit for this could be the result of Lee Loughridge's influence, as the colorist doesn't get nearly enough credit for the overall look of a title, but it's his darker tones that give this book its distinctive appearance. The art also effectively delivers the more unsettling moments, from the page where the detectives visit the Arkham Asylum's inmates, to the surprise factor of that final page as Romy looks to have done something that is sure to get fans talking. The art also does some nice work on the little details like the fact that it's clear pretty early on that the dead child isn't who the detectives believe him to be, and there's also a nice little moment where the Batmobile mak Read Full Review
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