Lois Lane #2
Written by Greg Rucka
Art by Mike Perkins
Colors by Paul Mounts
Letters by Simon Bowland
The Rundown: The aftermath of Lois’ expose will bring the reporter into the spotlight for good or ill.
Lois Lane is on the news for both her story and her sordid personal life, specifically her kiss with Superman. Staying above the fray, Lois continues to work on her story. One that continues to connect powerful lobbyists with the immigrant crisis.
Lois has enlisted the help of Renee Montoya to investigate the death of a former contact. Her part of the investigation uncovers some dangerous truths that Lois will have to face. When Lois confronts a senator with evidence that he’s dirty, their meeting that night to discuss what he knows turns into a bloodbath with both Renee and Lois questioning who the target really is.
The Story: Greg Rucka keeps the intrigue going and the mystery gets deeper in this issue. Not only is the investigation interesting enough to keep the reader engaged, but the additional moments with Lois and Clark give a great balance to the story. I love this story and both its tone and pace. So much of the story has the look and feel of a classic noir style mystery and it works for both the character and the theme of this story. I can’t wait to see where this story goes next.
The Art: Mike Perkins does an amazing job with the art in this issue. The tone perfectly matches the story and its subject matter.