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Even when Gotham City was just a one-horse town, crime was rampant – and things only get worse when bounty hunter Jonah Hex comes to town. Can Amadeus Arkham, a pioneer in criminal psychology, enlist Hex's special brand of justice to help the Gotham Police Department track down a vicious serial killer? Find out in this new series from HEX writers Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti, with lush artwork by Moritat (THE SPIRIT)!

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In the creator credits, Kevin Hanna gets "Special Thanks".

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Urban Cowboy 0

Jonah Hex is brought into to Gotham to help bring a serial killer to justice. Pretty simple concept, but then again nothing's ever done the easy way when Hex is involved.The GoodMan oh man, where to start here, because I could go on for days, folk. How about the cover? Holy crap, how about that cover?! Moritat draws the holy hell out of this comic from cover to cover. And his pencils and Bautista's colors go together like biscuits and gravy! (Hey, I'm from South Carolina)I really can't complimen...

11 out of 11 found this review helpful.

Deeper psychological issues 0

In terms of the "cop buddies" genre of fiction, this issue offers one of the strangest pairings ever - the wild west bounty hunter with the founder of Arkham Asylum (who would later go on to become an inmate.)  Hex shows up in Gotham to find a man that has been killing prostitutes and his initial reception is a cold one by the city's lawmen.  He is instead paired off with Amadeus Arkham who provides a running commentary on the issue.  The entire issue has a very creepy feel to it, which is aided...

7 out of 8 found this review helpful.

Gotham City: Year One 0

The Good: That cover is beautiful. Fantastic detail, great 'first issue' positioning, fantastic mood set with dusty tones of orange. Everything. The artwork inside is deceptively simple, yet done by the same artist as the cover. I'm impressed, and I love the style of the interior art. Different colors are subtly emphasized to help accentuate the mood of the various scenes. It looks kind of simple from a glance, but when you're reading it, it really sets the tone amazingly. Jonah Hex is the real ...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
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