Nightwing #90

Writer: Devin Grayson Artist: Patrick Zircher Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: February 11, 2004 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
6.5Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

Blockbuster has surrounded himself with the most lethal cadre of assassins ever assembled: Stallion, Lady Vic, Brutale, the Trigger Twins, Mouse, Giz and an army of gun-laden gangsters. But can even the deadliest of killers stop a hero who has nothing left to lose?

  • 7.0
    X-Man's Comic Blog - x-man75 Nov 11, 2008

    I was happy with this issue. Dick's more extreme measures were totally acceptable to me, considering all Blockbuster has put him through. The next few issues should be really interesting. Now, I try to make it habit to NEVER read spoilers about anything, but I have a pretty good idea how this storyline shakes out... I'll be looking forward to reading the end of this storyline to see what all the fuss was about. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Feb 19, 2004

    It's difficult to know what to make of this issue as on one hand it does establish Nightwing as a pretty formidable fighter, especially when he's angry. On the other hand the issue is also incredibly dismissive of Nightwing's rogues gallery, as unless she has plans on rebuilding the book's cast with villains that she feels would present a more formidable challenge for our hero, than one has to wonder how she expects us to take these villains as serious threats in their future encounters, when this issue clearly establishes that they are no match for an angry Nightwing. What makes it worse is the defeat of Lady Vic by Tarantula, as it required a trained fighter to fall for a trick that really isn't all that clever, and out of all the villains that Devin Grayson casts aside in this issue, Lady Vic was the one that I had become rather fond of, and as such it's disappointing to see the character knocked off in such a dismissive fashion. Still the issue does manage to deliver a sense that t Read Full Review

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