Gotham Central #12

Writer: Ed Brubaker, Greg Rucka Artist: Michael Lark Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 15, 2003 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 2
9.0Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

"Soft Targets" Part 1! A sniper begins taking out police, politicians and civilians alike in a devastating murder spree that rocks the entire city and especially the members of the Major Crimes Unit as their own come under fire!

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    Comics Bulletin - Tim Hartnett Oct 24, 2003

    I had a lot of fun with Gotham Central this week, and you should have too. There's everything you could possibly want in a comic book; you know you're going to get your money's worth with this one. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 20, 2003

    A very exciting start to this latest arc as the city of Gotham is caught in the grip of a sniper who is picking off city officials, with seemingly very little rhyme or reason behind the attacks, and very few clues for our detectives to follow up upon. The issue also does a very solid job of detailing the sense of helplessness that grips our cast, as there truly is very little they can do to stop this type of attack, and the final page reveal makes it very clear that not only is this killer going to continue his attacks, but even if the GCPD manage to catch up to him they will have to exercise extreme caution, as he's far more dangerous than they are prepared to deal with. The issue also does some nice work on the little details, like the fact that the opening argument that we are treated to before the first attack gives us a good look at city politics, and during the issue we also get a look at what various police officers think of their captain rushing into the spotlight that these at Read Full Review

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