capn_carrot's Detective Comics #22 - Targeting the Shield; My Better Half review

Full of Wrath but signifying nothing

The beginning of a new arc brings a new deadly vigilante and his disciples to Gotham as both Bruce Wayne and Batman both find themselves under attack by those who would like to take their place. Writer John Layman reboots a completely forgettable late 2000's Lex Luthor ripoff in E.D. Caldwell that doesn't do much for me, and the ease with which Batman takes down Wrath's first lieutenant doesn't make me think the man's boss should be much of a challenge either. We're also stuck with several pages wasted on a Man-Bat back-up story involving the nowhere-near-shocking revelation of who is responsible for a series of grizzly recent murders in Gotham.

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    The Story:Detective Comics #22 marks the new 52 debut of two new additions to Batman's rogues gallery in the form of Wrath & Scorn. The GCPD is being targeted by these cop killers and its up to the Dark Knight to bring them to justice.The Good:First and foremost, the art in this issue is outstanding. Jason Fabok does a fantastic job with the characters and also the city of Gotham itself. The art is crisp and each of the characters has their own distinctive appearance.The story is a simple on...

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