Outsiders #8

Writer: Judd Winick Artist: Tom Raney Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 21, 2004 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
8.0Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

A Russian mob paints the town red as they prepare to raise hell…literally!

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Bob Moser Jan 27, 2004

    DC continues to prove that it publishes some of the best superhero team books, and Outsiders may be the best DC publishes. Great characters, both old and new, written in a way that is both fun and accessible coupled with stellar art and some of the most underrated bad-ass villains in the DC Universe. This issue is a great jumping on point, because next issue the fight is ON. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jan 29, 2004

    A pretty enjoyable issue as Judd Winick know how to deliver engaging character interaction, and while I found the sequence between Nightwing and the Huntress to be a bit curt, and deserving of more attention than it received, I'm happy to see the Huntress is making her way on this team, as she should make for some fun, decidedly awkward moments. I also have to give the book credit for opening with a fairly creepy sequence as we see a bus full of passengers is killed in a truly horrific manner, and this is nicely contrasted by the somewhat humorous conversation that we receive between the soon to be resurrected demon host and the mob boss. There's also a cute little exchange between the three women members of the team as they bust into the warehouse looking to stop the ceremony, though I would like to see a little more personality in the dialogue, as the lines offered up in this exchange are entirely interchangeable, and none of it really reflects the respective personality of the chara Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Richard Vasseur Feb 9, 2004

    The art is using too much black in it. These are super-heroes they should be in the light and drawn that way. Jade is a shining Green Lantern but she is kept in the darkness, why? Read Full Review

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