Gotham Central #18

Writer: Greg Rucka Artist: Greg Scott Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 14, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 2
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The conclusion to the three-part "Life is Full of Disappointments." The case changes hands once more and the connections to murders in a pharmaceutical company run much deeper than anyone imagined! Featuring an appearance by The Huntress!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 26, 2004

    A solid bit of misdirection, and a pretty solid character study to boot as our detective with questionable ties to a crime family makes for a engaging character, and I hope this element of becomes an issue in a future arc, as this chapter just scratches the surface of the idea. The book also offers up a solid display of detective work as we see one of our characters manages to put it all together in a single page. However, the solution to the big mystery that has acted as the central plot for this arc is a bit of a disappointment, as it requires the killer to have left a trail of clues that leads right to him, and when the attention turns his way he collapses like a cheap tent. Still, I do like the pair of detectives that we're introduced to in this arc, and while the cast of this title is starting to feel a little too large, I will say that each arc does a pretty fair job of making its lead characters into engaging creations that I'd be happy to see again. Still, if any book could use Read Full Review

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