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Batman: Gotham After Midnight #1

Writer: Steve Niles Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: May 28, 2008 Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Jun 2, 2008

    Niles and Jones make the setting of the story important, but I'm very biased in this respect. I firmly believe that Gotham City should be the second safest burg in the world. Batman has been around, even in this continuity-light story, at least five years, and that should be reflected. Only the stupidest or most arrogant criminals should exist in Gotham City. Batman is a deterrent. His presence should be like dropping the meanest, biggest cat in a ship's hold filled with rats. The rats would learn how to swim. Read Full Review

  • 3.5
    IGN - Daniel Crown May 28, 2008

    I'm sure Steve Niles appreciates the steady stream of gigs and all, but he's got to be tired of his pigeonholed status as a gothic/horror writer, right? Don't get me wrong; I'm all for an author working with their strengths, but this is ridiculous. If you want your fix of a supernaturally gothic Gotham City, then go pick up the Simon Dark back issues- those stories are infinitely more entertaining than this one. Read Full Review

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