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Gotham Central (2003) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Gotham Central (2003) 1
    Published Feb 2003 by DC.

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    WRITTEN BY GREG RUCKA AND ED BRUBAKER; ART AND COVER BY MICHAEL LARK In stores December 4. The detectives of Gotham's police force star in their own ongoing series! A tense, driven story begins in rapid fashion with the all-too familiar cry of "officer down" ? and the race is on to stop a major Batman villain while solving the crime before the Dark Kinght intervenes. But between the emotion of losing one of their own, and the labyrinth of clues left behind, the chances of success for Montoya, Allen and co. don't look good... Continued in issue #2 in three weeks. FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #2
    Gotham Central (2003) 2
    Published Feb 2003 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY GREG RUCKA AND ED BRUBAKER; ART AND COVER BY MICHAEL LARK In stores December 26. Picking up where issue #1 left off, the detectives' best lead to solving the murder of one of their own has turned up dead, and time is running out. When they learn the killer's real target, can they even hope to arrive in time? For more information, see the feature article. FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #3
    Gotham Central (2003) 3
    Published Mar 2003 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY ED BRUBAKER; ART AND COVER BY MICHAEL LARK In stores January 29. A new storyline begins in this gritty look at the non-costumed heroes of Gotham City. With the effects of the GCPD's first adventure still hanging heavy over the squad of Gotham's Major Crimes Unit, Firebug returns to rain terror and flame across the city! Meanwhile, the investigation into the child kidnapping continues. FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    Gotham Central (2003) 4
    Published Apr 2003 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY ED BRUBAKER; ART AND COVER BY MICHAEL LARK In stores February 12. Romy and Driver continue their investigation into the Lewis kidnapping while the rest of the team tries to track down the arsonist Firebug, who's been setting Gotham aflame! But why isn't the case closed after a tense standoff with Firebug? And how does a murder investigation lead back to...a Batarang? FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #5
    Gotham Central (2003) 5
    Published May 2003 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY ED BRUBAKER; ART AND COVER BY MICHAEL LARK In stores March 12. The dramatic finale of not one but two cases! Detectives Marcus Driver and Romy Chandler have a suspect. But is he the man who murdered little Bonnie Lewis? Meanwhile, the detectives' case against Firebug and his string of arsons in Gotham City hits a surprising bump. The clock is ticking on both cases and this issue's got a twist of an ending. And wait'll you see Driver's confrontation with Batman! FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #6
    Gotham Central (2003) 6
    Published Jun 2003 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY GREG RUCKA; ART AND COVER BY MICHAEL LARK Greg Rucka commanders this latest arc, which focuses on the life of fan-favorite Renee Montoya! That life is about to be shattered to smithereens, revealing to colleagues and readers alike a side of Montoya we never even guessed at! It begins with Montoya being served a summons and unravels so quickly that before she knows what's happening, her deepest secret has been exposed and her personal life has become inextricably entwined with her professional life. And this is just the beginning of her fall! FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #7
    Gotham Central (2003) 7
    Published Jul 2003 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY GREG RUCKA; ART AND COVER BY MICHAEL LARK In stores May 14. "Half a Life," Part 2. Renée Montoya's deepest secret has become public knowledge, plunging her personal and professional life into chaos. Her relationship with her fellow detectives is irrevocably altered, especially her partnership with Allen! Meanwhile, Montoya's brother attempts an intervention, and she commits a very dangerous error in confronting her stalker ? one that has fatal consequences. FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #8
    Gotham Central (2003) 8
    Published Aug 2003 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY GREG RUCKA; ART AND COVER BY MICHAEL LARK In stores June 11. "Half a Life," Part 3 of 5! Montoya's life continues to crumble as a vengeful felon wreaks havoc on her. And while Internal Affairs probes her personal life, Crispus Allen and the MCU squad must wrestle with the disgrace of one of their own. For Allen, this could mean the discovery of a new threat to the people who carry the shield. FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #9
    Gotham Central (2003) 9
    Published Sep 2003 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY GREG RUCKA; ART AND COVER BY MICHAEL LARK In stores July 16. "Half a Life," Part 4 of 5! Renee Montoya finds herself behind bars and out of options until an old admirer comes to her temporary rescue. But the disgrace she's suffered is nothing compared to the horror she's about to face, as the true manipulator behind her fall from grace reveals himself in devastating fashion! Meanwhile, Crispus Allen finds himself with a new partner, as Josie Mac joins the cast of GOTHAM CENTRAL! Could she be the one person who can save Montoya before her hidden stalker's revenge is complete? Be sure to check out the GOTHAM CENTRAL back-up story in DETECTIVE COMICS #784! FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #10
    Gotham Central (2003) 10
    Published Oct 2003 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY GREG RUCKA; ART AND COVER BY MICHAEL LARK In stores August 13. The "Half a Life" storyline reaches its thrilling conclusion! Now that all of Renée Montoya's secrets have come out, she's come face to face with the person behind it all. After being kicked off the force and having her personal life destroyed, Montoya's been pushed too far ? and not even Batman can stop her. Check out this Eisner-nominated series and see what the buzz is about! FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #11
    Gotham Central (2003) 11
    Published Nov 2003 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY GREG RUCKA; ART BY BRIAN HURTT; COVER BY MICHAEL LARK In stores September 10. Featuring guest art by Queen & Country's Brian Hurtt! The tension of "Half a Life" breaks with an issue focusing on Stacy, the only person in Gotham allowed to activate the famed Bat-signal. This "day in the life" story of the Major Crimes Unit told through the eyes of their only civilian reveals that what seems like a great day job may be having adverse effects on her personal life, in ways she never thought possible. FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #12
    Gotham Central (2003) 12
    Published Dec 2003 by DC.

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    WRITTEN BY GREG RUCKA; ART AND COVER BY MICHAEL LARK In stores October 15. Kicking off a devastating story of carnage and terror that will transform the MCU and its relationship with Batman! A sniper strikes, creating a tense and deadly situation for the detectives of the MCU. And while the cops race to stop the killer, they must also help maintain calm among Gotham's citizens. But things quickly spiral out of control, culminating in a moment of violence that will leave readers speechless! FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #13
    Gotham Central (2003) 13
    Published Jan 2004 by DC.

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    WRITTEN BY ED BRUBAKER AND GREG RUCKA; ART AND COVER BY MICHAEL LARK The shadow of the Joker crosses the GCPD! A lone sniper terrorizes Gotham City, and the detectives are always one step behind. As word of the crisis hits the media, panic starts to spread, making the police's job that much harder.and when it becomes apparent that the Joker may be involved, the city turns into a powder keg, ready to blow! FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #14
    Gotham Central (2003) 14
    Published Feb 2004 by DC.

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    WRITTEN BY ED BRUBAKER AND GREG RUCKA; ART BY MICHAEL LARK AND STEFANO GAUDIANO; COVER BY LARK The acclaimed series hits another turning point as the Joker's reign of terror in Gotham City continues! While the GCPD race against the clock to prevent him from claiming another victim, the story leaks to the media and widespread panic hits Gotham. FC, 32 PG. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #15
    Gotham Central (2003) 15
    Published Mar 2004 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY ED BRUBAKER AND GREG RUCKA; ART BY MICHAEL LARK AND STEFANO GAUDIANO; COVER BY LARK In stores January 14. It's the conclusion of The Joker's sniper spree...and it won't be pretty! The Joker is in custody. Is this just another part of his game with Batman, with the detectives of the GCPD caught in the middle? Just how dangerous is The Joker in a holding cell? You'll be stunned to find out! FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #16
    Gotham Central (2003) 16
    Published Apr 2004 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY ED BRUBAKER; ART BY GREG SCOTT; COVER BY MICHAEL LARK In the aftermath of the Joker's brutal reign of terror, how can things in Gotham get back to normal? In the first of three stand-alone stories featuring the supporting cast, Sarge and Crowe deal with the fallout in the stationhouse, meet the new boss, and try to solve the murder of a girl found in a dumpster. Featuring guest art by Greg Scott (Pop Gun War). FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #17
    Gotham Central (2003) 17
    Published May 2004 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY GREG RUCKA; ART BY GREG SCOTT; COVER BY MICHAEL LARK In stores March 10. The pain and anguish over the losses incurred at the hands of the Joker still linger, but the detectives have a job to do. And their foremost priority is solving the murder of a businesswoman. With an angry mayor on their backs and a new shift commander making waves, the prospects of catching the killer are rapidly shrinking. FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #18
    Gotham Central (2003) 18
    Published Jun 2004 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY GREG RUCKA; ART BY GREG SCOTT; COVER BY LARK AND STEFANO GAUDIANO In stores April 14. As the cops of Gotham Central put their lives back together after the Joker's assault, their hottest homicide case comes to a head! The connections to murders in a pharmaceutical company run much deeper than anyone imagined, and have attracted the attention of one of Gotham's masked vigilantes, including the Huntress. The bodies are piling up, and time's running out! FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #19
    Gotham Central (2003) 19
    Published Jul 2004 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY ED BRUBAKER; ART BY MICHAEL LARK AND STEFANO GAUDIANO; COVER BY LARK. Ed Brubaker and Michael Lark return to launch an all-new arc sure to intrigue GOTHAM CENTRAL readers and longtime Batman fans alike! Driver finds himself in the middle of a hostage situation that quickly turns deadly, leaving him and Josie Mac with more questions than answers. But their resulting investigation reveals a link to a 10-year old mass-murder case and a disgraced detective not seen in the Bat-books in years: Harvey Bullock! Even more disconcerting, all that leads back to a very familiar face from Batman's Rogues Gallery! For more information, see the feature article. FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #20
    Gotham Central (2003) 20
    Published Aug 2004 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY ED BRUBAKER; ART BY MICHAEL LARK AND STEFANO GAUDIANO; COVER BY LARK In stores June 16. This issue brings some of Gotham's most twisted freaks into the world of the GCPD's top detectives! A recent development has tied an old murder case to both the Mad Hatter and the Penguin, leading Detective Driver to a place no cop in Gotham wants to go for help: former Detective Harvey Bullock's doorstep! FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #21
    Gotham Central (2003) 21
    Published Sep 2004 by DC.

    WRITTEN BY ED BRUBAKER; ART BY MICHAEL LARK AND STEFANO GAUDIANO; COVER BY LARK In stores July 14. An explosive story guest-starring the Penguin, the Mad Hatter and Harvey Bullock! Detective Driver and Josie Mac are desperately trying to crack an unsolved mass murder from 10 years ago, one that has uncertain ties to the Mad Hatter. But a delicate investigation is completely shaken up now that disgraced detective Harvey Bullock is on the case! But Bullock's not the man he used to be, and with the Penguin inexplicably in his sights, things are about to get messy! FC, 32 PG.$2.50 Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #22
    Gotham Central (2003) 22
    Published Oct 2004 by DC.

    Written by Ed Brubaker Art and cover by Michael Lark & Stefano Gaudiano At last, the truth about the infamous High School Baseball Massacre is revealed! Just what part did the Mad Hatter play in the murders years ago? And how will this come to a peaceful resolution when ex-Detective Bullock is involved? On sale Aug 11 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #23
    Gotham Central (2003) 23
    Published Nov 2004 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka Art by Michael Lark & Stefano Gaudiano Cover by Lark Get the real-life perspective on "War Games!" Writer Greg Rucka (ACTION COMICS, WONDER WOMAN) returns as the detectives of the G.C.P.D. grapple with a war that's too widespread for them handle alone! On sale Sept 8 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #24
    Gotham Central (2003) 24
    Published Dec 2004 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka Art by Michael Lark & Stefano Gaudiano Cover by Lark You've seen "War Games" from the heroes' perspectives. Now see it through the eyes of the real world! As the detectives of the G.C.P.D. battle to save lives, Commissioner Akins reaches his breaking point with Batman. On sale Oct 13 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #25
    Gotham Central (2003) 25
    Published Jan 2005 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka Art by Michael Lark & Stefano Gaudiano. Cover by Lark. Fresh off the events of "War Games," Batman has much to answer for as far as the GCPD is concerned! Akins is furious with the masked vigilante, and he's drawing a line that will change the relationship between Batman and the police forever! On sale Nov 10 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #26
    Gotham Central (2003) 26
    Published Feb 2005 by DC.

    Written by Ed Brubaker Art by Jason Alexander Cover by Michael Lark. Featuring guest art by Jason Alexander (Queen & Country) and guest-starring Catwoman! Josie Mac and Driver investigate the murder of a famous televangelist. The evidence points to Catwoman ? but can Josie find the truth when she must keep her powers a secret? On sale Dec 8 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #27
    Gotham Central (2003) 27
    Published Mar 2005 by DC.

    Written by Ed Brubaker Art by Jason Alexander Cover by Michael Lark. Featuring guest artist Jason Alexander (Queen & Country)! After a robbery gone wrong, Catwoman is the prime suspect in the murder of a televangelist. Josie Mac knows better, but how can she tell her partner the evidence points elsewhere? And if Catwoman didn't commit the crime, who did? On sale Jan 12 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #28
    Gotham Central (2003) 28
    Published Apr 2005 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka Art by Stefano Gaudiano Cover by Michael Lark. When a group of children stumble onto the abandoned hideout of one of the DCU's most dangerous villains, Detectives Allen and Montoya take on the case with a cop's life hanging in the balance! On sale Feb 9 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #29
    Gotham Central (2003) 29
    Published May 2005 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka Art by Stefano Gaudiano Cover by Michael Lark.Montoya and Allen must pursue the origins of an abandoned lab in Gotham...even if the trail leads them to Keystone City, home of The Flash! Meanwhile, the policeman transformed after entering the lab has begun evolving again . . . but into what? On sale March 9 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #30
    Gotham Central (2003) 30
    Published Jun 2005 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka Art by Stefano Gaudiano Cover by Michael Lark Allen and Montoya have traveled to Keystone City to save Officer Andrew Kelly, who's been transformed into a terrible monster. But their efforts may be for naught, as Kelly continues to evolve into something increasingly horrific ? and unstoppable. On sale April 13 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #31
    Gotham Central (2003) 31
    Published Jul 2005 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka Art by Stefano Gaudiano & Kano Cover by Cliff Chiang Time has run out for Officer Kelly! He's been transformed into a raging monster and is running amok through the streets of Gotham ? and the GCPD has no choice but to take him down. Plus, Allen and Montoya feel the pressure as they try to reason with Dr. Alchemy! On sale May 11 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #32
    Gotham Central (2003) 32
    Published Aug 2005 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka & Ed Brubaker Art by Kano & Stefano Gaudiano Cover by Sean Phillips Introducing new series penciller Kano (ACTION COMICS)! Ed Brubaker & Greg Rucka reunite to tell a tale so big it brings all the detectives of Central together. A body turns up in Gotham belonging to...Robin? That means one thing: Batman's going to get involved! On sale June 8 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #33
    Gotham Central (2003) 33
    Published Sep 2005 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka & Ed Brubaker Art by Kano & Stefano Gaudiano Cover by Sean Phillips. Introducing new series penciller Kano (ACTION COMICS)! Ed Brubaker & Greg Rucka reunite to tell a tale so big it brings all the detectives of Central together. A body turns up in Gotham belonging to...Robin? That means one thing: Batman's going to get involved! On sale June 8 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #34
    Gotham Central (2003) 34

    Written by Greg Rucka & Ed Brubaker Art by Kano & Stefano Gaudiano Cover by Sean Phillips. Guest-starring the Teen Titans! The cops have what appears to be Robin's dead body in the Gotham Morgue. And with an uncooperative Batman in Gotham City, the only people to turn to for answers may be the Teen Titans! On sale August 3 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #35
    Gotham Central (2003) 35
    Published Nov 2005 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka & Ed Brubaker Art by Kano & Stefano Gaudiano Cover by Sean Phillips. With the discovery of a dead Robin and now another murdered hero, the GCPD's detectives find themselves with more questions than before ? and only one person is capable of providing the answers. The problem, of course, is that Batman's not talking. On sale Sept 8 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #36
    Gotham Central (2003) 36
    Published Dec 2005 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka & Ed Brubaker. Art by Kano & Stefano Gaudiano. Cover by Joshua Middleton. The conclusion of the "Dead Robin" storyline! The cops have a dead kid in a Robin outfit, and the evidence is pointing inescapably toward Batman. But how can they catch the Dark Knight? Plus, the leak within the GCPD is revealed! On sale Oct 5 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #37
    Gotham Central (2003) 37
    Published Jan 2006 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka Art by Steve Lieber Cover by Sean Phillips A DAY OF VENGEANCE tie-in guest-starring Captain Marvel with art by Steve Lieber (Whiteout)! When a catastrophic cosmic event occurs over Gotham, the detectives discover just what being in over their heads really means! For Crispus Allen, it means trying to find his family! On sale Nov 9 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #38
    Gotham Central (2003) 38
    Published Feb 2006 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka Art by Kano & Stefano Gaudiano Cover by Sean Phillips. The story everyone's clamored for begins! Corrupt cop Jim Corrigan has crossed the line for the final time, and Allen and Montoya are going to bring him down. But is there any connection between Corrigan and the man who shared his name; the man once known as... the Spectre? On sale Dec 7 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #39
    Gotham Central (2003) 39
    Published Mar 2006 by DC.

    Written by Greg Rucka Art by Kano & Stefano Gaudiano. Cover by Sean Phillips. A hero has fallen in the line of duty, and the perpetrator wears blue! Corrupt cop Jim Corrigan has committed the ultimate crime to escape justice. Now an outraged GCPD is coming after him! Meanwhile, Montoya's world continues to unravel, Maggie Sawyer must make the call that every police captain fears, and Gotham grows just a little bit darker. On sale Jan 4 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #40
    Gotham Central (2003) 40
    Published Apr 2006 by DC.

    GRADING NOTE: Most copies have printing error on right side-still considered Near Mint. Written by Greg Rucka Art by Kano & Stefano Gaudiano Cover by Sean Phillips. Gotham's police squad has been forever altered, and before all is said and done, another officer will be gone. The detectives of the MCU look to close perhaps their most important case, while Montoya's downward spiral reaches a dangerous conclusion that could shatter her life. Final issue. On sale Feb 1 ? 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US Cover price $2.50.