Thrillkiller last edited by ppork on 08/19/18 09:10AM View full history

Continuing the stunning Elseworlds miniseries featuring Robin and Batgirl: The pair continues to battle the corrupt criminal system in Gotham City. Unfortunately, their seemingly carefree adventures come to an abrupt halt when the Joker pieces together the clues to their true identities. Laying her trap, the Joker draws an injured Dick Grayson out of hiding using his family as bait.

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"Any more twisted and I'd have to arrest you." 0

In book two of Thrillkiller, Chaykin panders to the Dick Grayson fans.  This issue fleshes out the romance of this Elseworld Batgirl and Robin, with a weird triangle that ties in Bruce Wayne.  In this universe Grayson is not an orphan before becoming Robin, he falls into the role of Robin because of love, where I felt that their was almost an Oedipus desire for Barbara, which is an angle of their romance I don't know if it has been explored.What makes a good crime story strong is a few things, o...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

"You'll Own this Cesspool of a City" 0

The second installment in Thrillkiller picks up right where the last left off, with Batgirl and Robin facing a corrupt (more so than usual) Gotham City PD, and the enigmatic Bianca Steeplechase. Bruce Wayne's role increases in this twisted tale of dirty cops in a dirtier city. The grit is laid down in abundance and 60's Gotham is so vividly realized by the one two punch that is Brereton and Chaykin. In this issue we get a few more "familiar" Gothamites re-imagined as only Thrillkiller can. The m...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
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