Gotham Central #13

Writer: Ed Brubaker, Greg Rucka Artist: Michael Lark Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: November 12, 2003 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 2
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8.5User Rating

"Soft Targets" Part 2! As the mysterious sniper continues his killing spree across the streets of Gotham City, panic spreads across the city. And when it becomes apparent the Clown Prince of Crime might be involved, things only get worse for the GCPD.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Nov 20, 2003

    I have to say I was a bit disappointed with this issue as it seemed more interested in offering up emotional angst, and eventually I started to get a bit annoyed that the various officers seemed far more interested in their various feuds, so the sniper case almost takes a back-seat to the squad room politics. It's also becoming a growing concern that Batman and his various operatives are becoming too much of a factor in this series, as it's getting a bit difficult to admire the skill and professionalism of this group of detectives when most of the plot resolutions, and moments where the case is cracked wide open are the direct result of Batman, or as is the case in this issue, information provided by Oracle. Still there's some solid character moments in this issue, with the scene in the stairwell between Probson and Stacy being particularly effective. I also enjoyed the way this issue displayed the rather ineffective nature of the new interim mayor, and the media also comes across rath Read Full Review

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