Gotham Central Series Discussion *Spoilers*

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I finally was able to give this a try. I bought the 3rd trade with the Joker Snipping story and the Mad Hatter/Bullock story.

This is a fantastic series. What the hell were they thinking when they canceled. I thought the whole involved around Allen and Montoya. All the characters are great. I need to track down the rest.
 

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I finally was able to give this a try. I bought the 3rd trade with the Joker Snipping story and the Mad Hatter/Bullock story.

This is a fantastic series. What the hell were they thinking when they canceled. I thought the whole involved around Allen and Montoya. All the characters are great. I need to track down the rest.

Snagged another one!

This was one of the best books out there. Then Brubaker went Marvel exclusive and IC happened. They decided to end it instead of Rucka just trying to go solo. A shame...
 

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Also: Rucka got wrangled into 52 with the Montoya storyline, and Crispus Allen became the new Spectre.

It hasn't been mentioned recently, but I'd say there's a big chance that there will be a Gotham Central or a similarly toned book after 52.
 

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Dude. That was awesome. I figured I'd like Brubaker's writing better than Rucka's, but after Brubaker left, Rucka blew the book out of the water.

I want to see a DCPD book now, that tells stories about the police departments and special units of the various DCU cities.
 

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Dude. That was awesome. I figured I'd like Brubaker's writing better than Rucka's, but after Brubaker left, Rucka blew the book out of the water.

I want to see a DCPD book now, that tells stories about the police departments and special units of the various DCU cities.

Go pick up Stormwatch PHD. Its not the same and is set in the Wildstorm universe, but very good any might get you yuor fix.
 

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Go pick up Stormwatch PHD. Its not the same and is set in the Wildstorm universe, but very good any might get you yuor fix.

Eh... I heard Stormwatch wasn't very good. Are you talking about the current series?

What would really appeal to me about a rotating DC city cop book is that putting it down on the street level would really give a chance for a good writer to examine the character of each city and flesh out themes for the smaller, lesser mentioned towns.
 

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THIS COMIC IS ****ING SWEET.

The writing, the art, the story, the characters... I knew this would be good, but this is exceptional. Mr. Freeze, Two-Face, The Joker... I like how all of these big villains are being used, but they fit in so perfectly. I don't know how to describe this comic. It's really damn good though.
 

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It's probably one of the best books to come out in the last decade.

All of the fans of this series ought to pick up Queen & Country by Rucka... Its some of his best work, and one of my all-time favorite series.
 

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I finished this today. I am sad it ended the way it did.
 

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It's probably one of the best books to come out in the last decade.

All of the fans of this series ought to pick up Queen & Country by Rucka... Its some of his best work, and one of my all-time favorite series.

I've got a bunch of it. I've been putting off finishing it until I get ahold of the novels.
 

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For those that don't know it appears that DC is re-releasing this is HC form.

I bet it will collect the entire series without missing issues like the trades.

The first just came out that collects 1-10.
 

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For those that don't know it appears that DC is re-releasing this is HC form.

I bet it will collect the entire series without missing issues like the trades.

The first just came out that collects 1-10.

I picked up the first volume and just finished it.

I totally loved it. It was perfect. The characters are all interesting and the minimal use of Batman is perfect.

I'm going to continue collecting the hardcovers and I hope it doesn't exclude any issues.
 

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I picked up the first volume and just finished it.

I totally loved it. It was perfect. The characters are all interesting and the minimal use of Batman is perfect.

I'm going to continue collecting the hardcovers and I hope it doesn't exclude any issues.

Me too.

Batman is such a dick.
 

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Just read the third volume, UNRESOLVED TARGETS, which contains the Joker story and the Bullock story. Much like Tog's first post in this thread, I felt inspired to type up how fantastic this series was. The Joker story isn't amazing, but it is really quite gripping. The second story however, is flat out brilliant. What starts with a bizarre hostage situation delves deeply into the life of Harvey Bullock and it has a great ending. Terrific work, and I can't wait to pick up the rest.
 

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Those two were my favourite stories.

I miss this comic.
 

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