Nightwing #71

Writer: Devin Grayson Artist: Rick Leonardi Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 17, 2002 Critic Reviews: 1
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"Something about Mary" part 1! Chief Redhorn's wife has been keeping a journal. And though she may not know it, the journal implicates nearly every crooked cop and politician in Bludhaven. Now she's suddenly the target of squads of assassins!

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jul 23, 2002

    The first issue by the new creative team starts off with a bang, as starts off in the middle of a fairly complex action scenario with Nightwing in the middle of a battle between two groups, and then it jumps back to show us how he got involved. The problem is that in a bid to create a sense of confusion, Devin Garyson has started off her first issue by tying itself to an idea from Chuck Dixon's run, and given the ads have played up the "bold new chapter" idea, I'm a bit concerned that this first issue is relying a bit too much on the reader being a long time fan. There's also the simple fact that I'm familiar with the Police Chief Redhorn character, and I'm still not entirely sure why his wife would be targeted. Now perhaps the ensuing issues will answer all these questions, but for a jumping on point this first issue comes across as a bit inaccessible to newer readers. Still the action is nice & intense and if the answers are coming than I imagine the newer readers can draw enjoyment Read Full Review

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