Gotham Central #6

Writer: Greg Rucka Artist: Michael Lark Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 9, 2003 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 4
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The start of the Eisner Award-winning arc by Greg Rucka by Michael Lark that outs Detective Renee Montoya as a lesbian and turns her whole world upside down! "Half a Life" Part 1 begins here!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 20, 2003

    I suspect the ending to this issue will pack a greater punch among readers who are more familiar with the character of Renee Montoya, but if nothing else this issue acts as a pretty solid introduction to the character, and the trials & tribulations that she is facing. The focus on a single character certainly helps one get a greater sense of what it's like to be a police officer in Gotham City, as we get a pretty good look at how the relationship between a segment of the GCPD and Batman isn't seen as a good thing by other elements within the department. This issue also offers up a pretty good example of how effective the members of the Major Case Unit are, as they make pretty quick work of a case that robbery couldn't solve in the six months that they had been working on it. The main selling point of this issue though is the telling look at the character of Montoya, as her problems are pretty interesting, and one is curious as to how she'll deal with the latest obstacle that enters her Read Full Review

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