Batman #620

Writer: Brian Azzarello Artist: Eduardo Risso Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 22, 2003 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 3
8.0Critic Rating
5.3User Rating

The award-winning 100 BULLETS team puts its stamp on The Dark Knight with the first installment of the 6-part story ''Broken City!'' A dead girl's body is found in a Gotham City landfill, and the discovery sends Batman on a journey that pits him against the Joker, Killer Croc and more!

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Tim Hartnett Nov 4, 2003

    I have no problem with the more adult take on this title, I just wish DC would take off the Comics Code symbol before some parent screams about what Azzarello's putting into their child's mind. All this creative team has to do now is move the plot along with the same feel and they got it going. A very welcome take on the character. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 30, 2003

    This is probably one of the best Batman stories I've read outside Frank Miller's "Year One" and "Dark Knight Returns" projects, as this issue is a wonderfully hard-boiled look at the seedy world that Batman finds himself constantly immersed within, and it doesn't hurt that the mystery he's looking into is proving to be quite interesting as well. Now the final page reveal is a bit much, but it's not entirely unbelievable, and if nothing else it's something that is sure to break right through the emotional barriers that Batman has built. In the end I suspect one's enjoyment of this issue is largely dependent on how low a level one is willing to see Batman operate at, as this is a decidedly seedy environment that the character is moving through, and the four color super-heroics of the previous arc are nowhere to be found in this first chapter, as even Killer Croc is a completely deprived creature in these pages. I also like the idea that Batman does come across like he's willing to conced Read Full Review

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