Robin #122

Writer: Bill Willingham Artist: Rick Mays Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 21, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1
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Robin's in for the battle of his life against madman mob-enforcer Johnny Warren. But when the bloody conflict takes a mystical turn, will either combatant survive?

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jan 29, 2004

    I'm always a bit wary when a writer claims that they are going to create a recurring villain for our hero to fight, because frankly the real good villains are few and far between, and for the most part most of my favorites were created long before I was born. In fact, I can only think of a handful that have emerged in the couple of decades that I've been reading that I would consider truly memorable. Still Bill Willingham's work on "Fables" has earned him the time he needs to deliver Johnny Warlock, and for the most part the character looks rather promising, with his transformation in the final pages being a fairly creepy moment that will hopefully make the character into a more viable threat. The issue also features a fairly solid little scene where Robin's over confidence results in a situation that goes badly, and the issue does a solid job of showing the character beating himself up over his mistake. There's also a rather cute sequence where Tim manages to pull a fast one on his ne Read Full Review

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