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Detective Comics #23.1: Poison Ivy Preview

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Rain Partier

Postby LOLtron » Sat Aug 31, 2013 7:00 pm

Detective Comics #23.1: Poison Ivy  Preview

With Batman missing Poison Ivy turns Gotham City into 'The Green Kingdom'

Source: Comics Continuum


DC's solicit says:

For too long, Poison Ivy has played with men’s hearts and been a pawn in their games too—but no more! Now that Batman is gone, she will grow into a force of nature unlike anything Gotham City has seen before !
Written by:  Derek Fridolfs
Art by:  Javier Pina
Cover by:  Jason Fabok
32 pages
$2.99  (US)
On Sale:  September 4, 2013

Written or Contributed by IvCNuB4

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Postby Windom URL » Thu Sep 05, 2013 7:51 pm

Dull, so dull. This was like reading someone's school assignment.

SO much fucking exposition and not in a good way. The art looked rushed and half-finished, and like an unpaid intern or possibly computer program had been employed to outline every damn thing in thick black lines and then quickly add some digital coloring without adding any depth. Really bad.
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Postby Draco x » Thu Sep 05, 2013 8:04 pm

Not only that but I don't care for how they reverted Poison Ivy back into being a generic bat-villain all over again. I liked the character development she got with Gotham City Sirens and Birds Of Prey as she moved from being a mwa ha ha ha ha villain into a morally conflicted character.
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Wrasslin' Fan

Postby syxxpakk » Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:24 pm

Enjoyed this one. Some characters are perfect as troubled villains, like she was displayed here in this one, and don't have to do the good guy thing. Glad she's off the BOP book and glad she backs to what she's best as.


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Postby brettbrooks » Fri Oct 04, 2013 12:29 pm

Never been a huge Poison Ivy fan, as far as villains go. But I do like the approach to her costume in these. Simple and bold. As for the story, I guess I don't really have thoughts on that.

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