Catwoman #29

Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Paul Gulacy Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: March 31, 2004 Critic Reviews: 2
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"Under Pressure"
Selina Kyle has met a foe she can't bring down on her own. So where will she turn for help? And just when she doesn't need any more trouble, she realizes that someone is watching her, and her closest friends are nowhere to be found!

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 7, 2004

    This issue was a bit disappointing in that it presents Selina's supporting cast as a little quick to forget the idea that Selina has been targeted by a killer, and instead they get caught up in their own concerns and seem willing to turn their back on Selina when she needs their help the most. Now to a certain extent I can understand why Ed Brubaker did it like this as it does act to cut the character off from her support system, and leave her all by her lonesome when she's confronted by Zeiss. However, since it was already a given that the final battle was going to between Catwoman and Zeiss, it seems a bit excessive for him to offer up these moments in this issue where the bridges are burned, as it reflects rather badly on Holly and Slam that they are willing to walk away when Selina's in so deep. Now I didn't expect them to be much help in the final battle, as Slam's entire contribution in the previous encounters with Zeiss is to show how ineffective he is when he's set against a hi Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Apr 2, 2004

    These storytelling inadequacies fail to mask an even greater deficit. All these preparations and anxiety are caused by Zeiss, a lame, seriously lame, villain that is so typical of post-Crisis shallowness. Read Full Review

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