-BECAUSE HE'S THE SPOILS GOTHAM DESERVES, BUT NOT THE ONE IT NEEDS RIGHT NOW-
Hawkeye #13 - The U in Funeral
Written by Matt Fraction
Drawn by David Aja
It's been a few months since the last Hawkeye issue but nothing misses a beat here. It was a very simple issue telling us once again that Matt Fraction is one of the best at writing human stories.
With a little bit of creative play on the past, we get Clint leading up to the murder of Grills and the leaving of Kate Bishop (and subsequent leaving of Arrow/Pizza Dog) and we find that his brother Barney was there when she/they left ans is also welcomed into the "family" of apartment dwellers (or tenants for those who prefer proper titles. Ya snobs...). But that pails in comparison to the real winner of this story and that's the funeral of Grills. Clint and Kate are cold as they go to pay their respects, Clint knowing that this all happened because he has imposed his life as Hawkeye onto these innocent people isn't sitting too well with his. At the burial, we
Another book that has been near perfect for me from the start. Not much more I can say. Fraction is amazing on this title. Hawkeye has no right to be this damn awesome. You should read this.