Countdown Presents: The Search for Ray Palmer: Gotham by Gaslight #1

Writer: Brian Augustyn Artist: Greg Tocchini Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: November 21, 2007 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
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The quest heats up as one of the Challengers of the Beyond becomes an enemy. Plus, could finding Ray Palmer prove fatal?

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    The Weekly Crisis - Kirk Warren Nov 21, 2007

    Started as a fun reintroduction to the Gotham by Gaslight Earth, but an unnecessarily complicated plot twist at the end kind of ruined it. Still worth checking out if you enjoyed that old Elseworlds story or just curious as to what this Earth was all about. Read Full Review

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    IGN - Dan Phillips Nov 21, 2007

    If it weren't my job to review these books, I surely would stop purchasing these stupid Search for Ray Palmer one-shots. They're self indulgent, pointless excuses to bleed Countdown's already paper-thin storyline completely dry. The ones that work, like the Crime Syndicate and Red Rain issues, work in spite of their ties to the Search for Ray Palmer, not because of them. There's no other way to say it, really: this whole concept not only highly flawed, but stupid. Read Full Review

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