Gotham Central Book 1: In The Line of Duty

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Gotham City: a town teeming with corrupt cops, ruthless crime lords, petty thieves … and just a small handful that would oppose them. Grizzled veteran Harvey Bullock, Captain Maggie Sawyer, detective Renee Montoya and the GCPD are the law force that stands between order and complete anarchy.  Gotham's Finest work around the clock to not only keep the world's most psychotic criminals off the street... but also cleaning up the mess left behind by Batman's one-man war on crime.  

Written by critically acclaimed authors Ed Brubaker (Captain America) and Greg Rucka (52, DETECTIVE COMICS), this Eisner Award-winning series follows the detectives of Gotham City’s Special Crimes Unit as they navigate the against the city's greatest villains — in the shadow of Batman himself. Collects issues #1-10.
 

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User Review  - asxz - LibraryThing

Collects the first 10 issues of the series with two excellent arcs. This is McBain-style police procedural with all the banter, obsessive detective work and intense partnerships you would expect in a ... Read full review

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With the new TV series Gotham currently being cast there has been a bit of buzz around what the storyline is going to be about. Unfortunately it is not going to be based upon this excellent series by ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
2
Section 2
3
Section 3
37
Section 4
45
Section 5
73
Section 6
87
Section 7
107
Section 8
138
Section 9
169
Section 10
186
Section 11
218
Section 12
219
Section 13
223

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About the author (2011)

A one-time cartoonist, Ed Brubaker has been working as a writer since the early 1990s, and in that time his work has won several awards, including both the Harvey and Eisner Awards for Best Writer in 2007, and has been translated around the world. His comics credits include BATMAN, CATWOMAN, GOTHAM CENTRAL and SLEEPER for DC/WildStorm and Daredevil, Captain America and Criminal for Marvel. He lives and works in Seattle, Washington with his wife, Melanie, and many pets.

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