Plastic Man #5

Artist: Kyle Baker Publisher: DC Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 14, 2004

    A thoroughly enjoyable issue that managed to impress me with the serious feel that Kyle Baker has managed to inject into the middle of what had appeared to be a rather run-of-the-mill murder plot. I mean we have one of the more surprising moments of betrayal that I've come across is quite some time, thanks largely to Kyle Baker's clever bit of misdirection as I had just assumed the hostility being expressed toward Plastic Man was simply due to the fact that the character can be quite irritating, but we see there is a decidedly darker side to this character. I also have to say this job does a very convincing job of presenting the idea that Woozy Winks is dead, and I have to say as it starts to sink in I have to say I'm impressed by how Kyle baker looks to have made a huge and potentially devastating change to this character's world while making it seem like it's all a playful gag. I mean I'm still waiting for this book to offer up an amusing moment where Woozy bounces back to life, but Read Full Review

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