This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the Major Spoilers Crew dive into Ed Brubaker and Greg Rucka’s Gotham Central in Book One: In the Line of Duty.
The first ten issues of the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning series is collected in hardcover for the first time! Written by Ed Brubaker (Captain America) and Greg Rucka (Detective Comics, 52), this series pitted the detectives of Gotham City’s Special Crimes Unit against the city’s greatest villains â€“ in the shadow of Batman himself.
This volume collects two cases of the Gotham Special Crimes Unit. In the first, a cop is killed by Mister Freeze, and the squad is in a race against time to bring him in without the help of the Dark Knight. In the second storyâ€“the acclaimed, award-winning â€œHalf a Lifeâ€â€“Detective Renee Montoya is outed as a lesbian and finds her work environment and personal life turned upside down. Things only become more complicated when sheâ€™s kidnapped by Two-Face. This debut volume features an introduction by acclaimed mystery author Lawrence Block.
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