This is the best-selling, critically acclaimed comics event written by "New York Times" best-selling author Brad Meltzer ("Green Arrow") with art by Rags Morales & Michael Bair ("Wonder Woman") is now available in a stunning softcover edition! This volume collects 2004's evocative 7-issue... show more
This is the best-selling, critically acclaimed comics event written by "New York Times" best-selling author Brad Meltzer ("Green Arrow") with art by Rags Morales & Michael Bair ("Wonder Woman") is now available in a stunning softcover edition! This volume collects 2004's evocative 7-issue miniseries that took all-too-human look into the lives of super-heroes, and the terrible price they pay for doing good. When the spouse of a JLA member is brutally murdered, the entire super-hero community searches for the killer, fearing their own loved ones may be the next targets! But before the mystery is fully solved, a number of long-buried secrets rise to the surface, threatening to tear apart and divide the heroes before they can bring the mysterious killer to justice. Bonus features for this edition include extended commentary by Meltzer and Morales, the rest of the creative team talking about their favorite moments, a look at Morales' sketchbook, and more!
Publish date: August 16th 2006
Publisher: DC Comics
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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Great story, probably one of the best I've ever read in a comic.
Oh this one is good. Really good.
This is, essentially, a murder mystery set in the DC universe (which is appropriate, I suppose, for DETECTIVE Comics). For reasons of continuity and sexism, it is obviously necessary that the murder victim be someone's wife, and the wife of a Z-list superhero at that, but in spite of the absolute ti...
Back when it first came out, Identity Crisis was getting a lot of very positive press, and it's obvious why. It's a crossover event that's very well-written and has an intensely personal, emotional, and even relateable story. Unlike pretty much every other crossover event I can think of, it's about ...
I'm not really a DC fan (Catwoman doesn't really count) but I did enjoy this. It was sad and it showed that all of the characters, especially the heroes were flawed and that at the end of the day sometimes the ends have to justify the means.