Catwoman #25

Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Paul Gulacy Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: November 26, 2003 Critic Reviews: 2
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"Fire with Fire"
Things in East End have taken a turn for the worse, and a gang war is brewing. You won't believe the deadly Batman foe brought in to contain the "feline problem!"

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Nov 29, 2003

    The strong plot features an enjoyable cameo from a classic Batman foe. Mr. Brubaker gives him more depth through his dialogue and distinguishes him from the callous modern day thug who does not think and kills wantonly. I still do not care for this Selina's adventures taking place in a Gotham that should be much shinier thanks to Batman's presence, but there's no denying the enjoyment of seeing an efficient urban crimefighter such as Catwoman operating as smartly as Batman should in clever capers. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Dec 3, 2003

    The arrival of a new art team does seem to have made greater impact on the book than I expected it too as the book seems to have shifted from the popcorn movie action sequences, to a more in your face urban warfare type story. Now the characters are still there, even if they do look dramatically different, and there are moments in the story where I'm reminded that the action scenes were just a welcome perk, to what is a fairly engaging character study, as Ed Brubaker does a wonderful internal monologue as Catwoman moves in to deal with the various threats she encounters in this issue. I also love the sheer impact of this book's action sequences, as the book has Catwoman dealing with a thug blasting away with a gun in the cab of a speeding truck, and a particularly brutal fight in an abandoned warehouse. The final pages of this issue also do a nice job of carrying us into the next issue, as while I don't know much about this hired killer, this final sequence makes it clear that he's not Read Full Review

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