Catwoman #26

Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Paul Gulacy Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: December 24, 2003 Critic Reviews: 2
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Catwoman takes another brutal turn! Selina's plan to take back the East End from the Mob hits a snag when an innocent girl is kidnapped. But was the kidnapping staged to lure Catwoman into the open?

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Dec 27, 2003

    Mr. Gulacy has a fairly large body of sweaty, sexy, lusty work. Working with Mr. Brubaker allows for him to explore a largely unknown range. A scene where Holly and Karon hug and kiss Mr. Gulacy depicts as sweet rather than salacious, and this isn't the only pleasant surprise one can find in Catwoman. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jan 2, 2004

    Not exactly an action packed reading experience as Ed Brubaker does seem to be cooling his heels as he set about introducing us to the new status quo. Now I have to say that Catwoman does look to have a more grounded stance when it comes to fighting crime than Gotham City's main protector, and it nicely suits the character to have her turning a blind eye to the crimes that don't really harm Joe and Jane Public. As for the evil villains that are plotting in the background I have to say I'm still unconvinced that the Penguin isn't a character who should've been left behind in the Silver Age, as while I can see efforts have been made to make him a contemporary villain, the artist of this issue is clearly enamored with the Silver Age look of the character which looks downright goofy. The hired assassin Zeiss looks like a fairly frightening character though, and I look forward to his eventual meeting with Catwoman, who in turn gets the opportunity in this issue to show off her more ruthless Read Full Review

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