Outsiders #5

Writer: Judd Winick Artist: ChrisCross Publisher: DC Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 30, 2003

    As I read this series I can't help but feel that Judd Winick isn't quite willing to embrace the inherent charm of the comic book medium, as he always seems to be just on the verge of mocking the whole idea of four-colored super-heroics, and as a result I often find his writing style to be a bit self-congratulatory as he managed to find yet another way to point out that he's above this medium. Than again perhaps I'm simply reading to much into his writing, and this is simply a case of his humor not quite connecting with my own sense of humor. Now he is a talented writer when it comes to offering up a nice mix of personalities, as there's little doubt who's who in this book, and I'm sure I could tell who said what line if the entire cast was sealed in a room with no light. The action is also fairly intense as while Brother Blood's villainous ranting is nothing to write home about, his sinister plan is quite evil, and the last couple pages of this issue are truly shocking, as none of the Read Full Review

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