Robin #119

Writer: Jon Lewis Artist: Pete Woods Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 15, 2003 Critic Reviews: 2
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Possessing information that will affect the very existence of Gotham, Robin races against time to learn who will set in motion a series of violent events. And while his investigation hits one dead end after another, Tim finds himself losing his grip on reality.

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Tim Hartnett Oct 24, 2003

    Even though his overall artwork needs a bit fine-tuning, Pete Woods continues to portray Robin as a young, handsome, intelligent person. It's slightly cartoonish take on the character suits the script well. Unfortunately, Bill Willingham is soon to take over the title with issue #121, and while I'm sure his take will be very rewarding, I will certainly miss what Jon Lewis has achieved here. Another lost gem in a pool of dark, bloated comic books. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 26, 2003

    The issue is basically an exercise in futility, as Robin is given a mystery to solve, and this issue essentially shows us that he has precious little information in which he can draw upon in his bid to arrive at an answer. So much like Robin himself the reader spends the issue frustrated by Tim pursuing avenues that fail to offer up any new insight, and basically this issue ends with Tim having even less hope of solving the mystery, as during the battle he manages to conveniently destroy the one machine that might've provided an answer. Now longtime fans are rewarded with a fairly solid look at Tim and Stephanie's relationship, as he discovers she has spent the past few weeks living out of a seedy little motel room, and he's able to patch things up so she can return home. However, even this subplot lacks any real impact as we're left out of the conversation, and are essentially cheated out of what would've been a rather engaging conversation. As for the Batgirl guest-appearance, it's l Read Full Review

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