Checkmate #21

Writer: Greg Rucka, Eric Trautmann Artist: Chris Samnee Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: December 19, 2007 Critic Reviews: 2
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"Mademoiselle Marie" part 1! Long before World War II, a legendary French spy network was born--and now a kidnapping in Africa has turned the Mademoiselle Marie legacy against its latest standard-bearer: the Black Queen's Knight.

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Chris Murman Dec 20, 2007

    Its hard to come up with new ways to love this series every month, obviously one of the most consistent and thought provoking books in the lineup for DC. Hopefully the news of Rucka not re-upping with the company wont mean he will leave the book any time soon. It just wouldnt be the same without him. Read Full Review

  • 6.9
    IGN - Dan Phillips Dec 19, 2007

    The art, by Chris Samnee, is a bit muddy and dark at times, particularly during flashbacks to the French Revolution. Still, it's a rather smooth transition from Joe Bennett to Samnee, and even though I'd prefer Bennett, his heir does a fine enough job in the long run. As a whole, however, I'd have to call this issue a bit of an underwhelming disappointment. Read Full Review

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