A View From Below last edited by aphillips17 on 04/17/19 10:28PM View full history

One dark, tragic night, The Joker shattered the life of Barbara Gordon in the landmark story BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE. In this issue, see a side of that story that has never before been told, as BATGIRL faces the demons of her past! And if that’s not enough, a deadly new gentleman killer, Grotesque, stalks the streets of Gotham City!

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The Bat and the Cannary 0

THE GOOD: I really like the art in this book even though it's not the same artist. You definitely notice but the colorist manages to pull it off to where you have to look at it for a while to even see a difference. There are some things about this story that I like. I really like seeing Barbra talk to Dinah. I really though it was good to see and I think that it will be a turning point for the character. I really think that this is the best villain of this new series yet and you don't even know ...

2 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Harder, Faster, Stronger; But Not Better 0

I'm going to miss the Adam Hughes covers. They sure were nice. This one's not bad, but it's not half as compelling as the previous ones.There's two artists on this issue, and as much as Alitha Martinez tries to emulate Ardian Syaf to smooth the transition... it doesn't quite work. Martinez isn't as good. The faces are off and a bit too round. Most people probably won't notice though.Grotesque seems like an interesting villain. I just LOVE the whole "creepy criminal masked face who's a 'fancy gen...

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Doors opened to Barbara's personal life 0

- Art -> I did not like the cover art much -BUT- as soon as I flipped through first few pages, I was pleasantly surprised. Batgirl just comes out of the book and feels as though the action is right there front of me. I'm liking the costume even more due to this issue.- Good Character Build up: In this issue Simone brings about softer and more human side of Barbara. I really like the buddy time she has with Dinah and nice to know that a superhero too needs inspiration at times.- Grotesque: the...

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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