Doom Patrol #20

Writer: John Arcudi Artist: Rick Geary Publisher: DC Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 13, 2003

    A very entertaining issue that starts out as an amusing look at Doom Patrol being turned into a television series, before the final scene steps in to deliver the real emotional punch of the story, when the question of why Doom Patrol was created is brought up, and a rather unsettling answer is proposed. Now I must confess my collection only includes a handful of issue that starred the original Doom Patrol, and most of my exposure to the group came about during the second series. However, this lack of familiarity with the original cast didn't hurt my enjoyment of the material in the slightest, as the book is clearly told, and it's objective is perfectly realized. The opening scenes are a delightful look at the team as seen through the eyes of people interested in various aspects of the television series, and the conversations where the scripts are discussed are very entertaining. Then there's the final scene, where the issue takes a very serious look at a question that is still playing Read Full Review

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