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POSTED BY Zach Betonte ON February 24, 2010 1 Comment
Once again, the DC Comics solicits have lead us astray. No you say? Unfortunately, yes. While we all could have expected the latest issue of Streets of Gotham to be the second part of Mike Benson’s two part arc, the solicits said otherwise. The previews stated that Paul Dini would be returning to the title, however, he didn’t. None the less, Benson pens the conclusion to the “Hardcore Nights” storyline.
Some fans may be disappointed with issue number nine, but not me. Benson doesn’t present the reader with…
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POSTED BY Zach Betonte ON January 23, 2010 Add Comments
After a one issue stint on Streets of Gotham number seven, Paul Dini again takes a break from the title and hands the writing duties over to guest writer Mike Benson. Benson gives us part one of the two part story arc titled, “Hardcore Nights”. Dustin Nguyen remains to be as good as they get, and Mike Benson writes a shockingly excellent story.
Paul Dini’s absence from the title has proven to me that other writers should be taking a crack at this title. Streets of Gotham #8…
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POSTED BY Zach Betonte ON January 2, 2010 1 Comment
After a two issue break, Paul Dini returns to Streets of Gotham to continue his Mr. Zsaz storyline and provide us with a characterization of the under used Humpty Dumpty. Dustin Nguyen continues to be one of the most consistent artists currently lending their talents to the bat-books. However, while the art remains solid, the plot continues to leave us with the question I continue to ask; Why?
Paul Dini’s return continues the inconsistencies that were present when he originally started the title. My…
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