Robin #123

Writer: Bill Willingham Artist: Francisco Rodriguez De La Fuente Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: February 18, 2004 Critic Reviews: 1
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Robin and Spoiler track a trail of corpses across Gotham City, all left in the wake of one-time mobster Johnny Warren. But Johnny has become something else--something as sinister as any evil that has ever cut a swath across the Gotham underworld.

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Feb 26, 2004

    The opening scene with Alfred playing the role of a mass murderer is a fun display of dark humor, and I have to admit I was smiling when I turned the page to discover what the game was. The issue also manages to bring the Spoiler back into the fold, and I have to say I have to say I was truly concerned that Bill Willingham was going to kill the character off, which is actually saying a lot considering she is a fairly key member of this book's supporting cast with a sizeable fan-base of her own. The simple fact that I was actually concerned does manage to sell the idea that Bill Willingham has developed an atmosphere of uncertainty with his arrival on this book, as I can't help but get the sense that he wants to do something that will really shake this book up, and this is exactly what this book needed. As for the debut appearance of Johnny Warlock, I have to say I was a bit disappointed by the abrupt finish this battle was given but I do like the idea that Robin was driven to commit an Read Full Review

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