Doom Patrol #21

Writer: John Arcudi Artist: Tan Eng Huat Publisher: DC Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jun 17, 2003

    A fairly entertaining issue that managed to catch me completely offguard when Robot Man essentially decides to take a step back and let the villains of the story carry out their mysterious plan. Now while the aftermath would seem to suggest that this was the right move to make, the simple fact of the matter is that one simply doesn't expect a hero to give up, and concede to the demands of the villains. In any event, while this issue arrived at its big climax in a rather unconventional manner, and the slugfest happy fanboy in me is somewhat annoyed that we were cheated out of a fight where Robot Man would get an opportunity to display his fighting prowess, I will give this issue credit for originality, and if nothing else it does play up the idea that Cliff has always been a bit of a reluctant hero. I also enjoyed the fact that the issue continues to present this team as quite inexperienced at the super-hero game, as they are taken out of the fight very easily, and this acts as further Read Full Review

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