mechanisticmoth's Detective Comics #861 - Cutter, Part 1 review

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A Wonderful Outing

 Wait, this comic doesn’t have the beautiful work of J.H. Williams III in it?  Damn, I’m not picking that up.

Well, you should because this was by far the best read I’ve had in awhile.  Jock’s artwork jaggedly flows flawlessly with Rucka’s script which is not only occasionally surprising, but instantly badass.  Everyone should read this book… and I’m not kidding.  Everyone.  Whether you like comics or not.  Here, we have a kickass superhero who’s a lesbian and uses her defining qualities and sexuality to her advantage rather than letting others objectify her and use those qualities against her.

The thing I loved about this issue was that Batwoman gets stabbed a lot but keeps on fighting like a pro.  The duality of the story in the past with Batman and the story with Batwoman in the present really brings it home that Kate may not have the same amount of training as Bruce did, but she can still hold her own against anyone else in the Bat-family.

God, I loved this.

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    Cutter, Part One 0

    Batman and Batwoman in the same issue.  Good stuff.  The art was a little off from the past issue(s), but still good.  The story of the Cutter unfolds.  He's kidnapped three college girls and is mutilating them. Keeping part of them and leaving them for dead.  Yikes, that's nasty.  Batman is trailing a guy named Garret and catches him on a yacht.  I'm hoping we find out more about this character and what it's all about.  Unless this is leftover from a prior issue I don't have.  I'm guessing he p...

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