Catwoman #[nn] - Crooked Little Town
(2003 [January 2004])

DC, 2002 Series
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Price
14.95 USD; 22.95 CAD
Pages
172
On-sale Date
2003-11-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
1-4012-0008-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941237008 00111
Editing
Matt Idelson (original series editor); Nachie Castro (original series assistant editor); Lysa Hawkins (original series associate editor); Ivan Cohen (original series editor); Anton Kawasaki (collected edition editor)

Issue Notes

Collects Catwoman (DC, 2002 Series) #s 5-10 (May-October 2002); Catwoman Secret Files and Origins (DC, 2002 Series) #1 (October 2002)

Crooked Little Town (Table of Contents)

Catwoman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Michael Avon Oeming (signed as Avon)
Inks
Michael Avon Oeming (signed as Avon)
Colors
Lee Loughridge

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]
Reprints

[Blank Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Half-Title #1] (Table of Contents: 2)

Catwoman / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bradley Rader
Inks
Cameron Stewart
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]

Indexer Notes

Title only, with illustration from issue #1, page 8.

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 3)

Catwoman / credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
various (spot illustrations and thumbnails)
Inks
various (spot illustrations and thumbnails)
Colors
various (spot illustrations and thumbnails)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]

Indexer Notes

Title; credits; DC publisher credits; indicia; illustrations.

[Half-Title #2] (Table of Contents: 4)

Catwoman / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bradley Rader
Inks
Cameron Stewart
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]

Indexer Notes

Title, with illustration of Catwoman from issue #5, page 2.

[Catwoman #5] (Table of Contents: 5)

Catwoman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pope (credited)
Inks
Paul Pope (credited)
Colors
Lee Loughridge

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]
Reprints

Trickle Down Theory (Table of Contents: 6)

Catwoman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker (credited)
Pencils
Bradley Rader (credited as Brad Rader)
Inks
Cameron Stewart (credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited); Giulia Brusco (credited)
Letters
Sean Konot (credited)
Editing
Matt Idelson (credited) (original editor); Lysa Hawkins (credited) (original associate editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, let's run through this one more time...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Holly Robinson; Brendan Skinner; Dexter Garcia; Slam Bradley; Xavier Dylan; Sergeant MacNalty (intro); Officer Rickett (intro)
Synopsis
Selina learns of a drug smuggling operation that uses kids from the East End as cover. She targets Dexter Garcia, a low level dealer who's running the kids, convincing him to give up his boss, Xavier Dylan. Garcia takes it upon himself to kidnap Dylan and beat him before turning him into the police. Unknown to Selina or Garcia, the sergeant and officer interrogating the dealer are dirty and work for Dylan.
Reprints
Keywords
cops; dirty cops; drug smuggling; East End; East Side Gotham Hospital; GCPD headquarters; Gotham City; Gotham City Police Department; ICU; Intensive Care Unit; interrogation room; police; police corruption

Indexer Notes

MacNalty's name is spelled "MacNaulty" in this issue, but is more often spelled "MacNalty" in subsequent issues. Rickett is not named in this issue.

[Catwoman #6] (Table of Contents: 7)

Catwoman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pope (credited) (signed as Paul Pope)
Inks
Paul Pope (credited) (signed as Paul Pope)
Colors
Lee Loughridge

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Holly Robinson
Reprints

Disguises Part One of Four (Table of Contents: 8)

Catwoman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker (credited)
Pencils
Bradley Rader (credited as Brad Rader)
Inks
Cameron Stewart (credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited)
Letters
Willie Schubert (credited)
Editing
Matt Idelson (credited) (original editor); Lysa Hawkins (credited) (original associate editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Subject: Try This. It really works.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Holly Robinson; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Karon (intro); Jenni; David G.; Sergeant MacNalty; Officer Rickett; Officer Farley
Synopsis
Holly is investigating David G., a new drug dealer in the East End and realizes he's an undercover cop. She follows him to a warehouse where he meets Sgt. MacNalty, Detective Farley, and Detective Rickett. When David G. refuses to cooperate with MacNalty, MacNalty has Farley kill him. When Holly gasps, Rickett and Farley give chase to Holly and shoot her in the shoulder.
Reprints
Keywords
East End; Gotham City; warehouse; Woody's Delicatessen

[Catwoman #7] (Table of Contents: 9)

Catwoman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pope (credited)
Inks
Paul Pope (credited)
Colors
Lee Loughridge

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Holly Robinson
Reprints

Disguises Part Two of Four (Table of Contents: 10)

Catwoman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker (credited)
Pencils
Bradley Rader (credited as Brad Rader)
Inks
Rick Burchett (credited); Cameron Stewart (credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited)
Letters
Willie Schubert (credited)
Editing
Matt Idelson (credited) (original editor); Lysa Hawkins (credited) (original associate editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just what the hell d'you think you're doin'?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Officer Rickett; Officer Farley; Holly Robinson; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Dr. Leslie Thompkins; Sergeant MacNalty; Detective Crispus Allen; Slam Bradley; Detective Farruci; Lt. Matthews
Synopsis
Selina rescues Holly from Rickett and Farley and takes her to Leslie Thompkins to be treated.

Crispus Allen is assigned to oversee the investigation of the murder of the undercover cop, which displeases MacNalty and Lt. Matthews.

Detective Farrucci tells Selina and Slam Bradley off the record that he had heard that dirty cops have taken over the East End drug trade, and someone high up the ladder is covering for them.

MacNalty, Rickett, and Farley claim Holly killed the undercover cop and issue a police artist's sketch of her to the media.
Reprints
Keywords
Dr. Thompkins East Side Clinic; East Side Diner; Gotham City; Gotham City Police Department; Precinct House 14; warehouse

[Catwoman #8] (Table of Contents: 11)

Catwoman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pope (credited)
Inks
Paul Pope (credited)
Colors
Lee Loughridge ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]
Reprints

Disguises Part Three of Four (Table of Contents: 12)

Catwoman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker (credited)
Pencils
Bradley Rader (credited as Brad Rader)
Inks
Rick Burchett (credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited)
Letters
Willie Schubert (credited)
Editing
Matt Idelson (credited) (original editor); Lysa Hawkins (credited) (original associate editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
... probably heard about it.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Karon; Holly Robinson; Slam Bradley; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Sergeant MacNalty; Officer Rickett; Officer Farley; Detective Crispus Allen; Jeffo; Xavier Dylan
Synopsis
Crispus Allen continues to investigate the death of the undercover cop, while MacNalty, Rickett, and Farley continue to try to find Holly, the only witness who can identify them as the killers. Selina visits a fence to get some information about where a big drop involving the dirty cops is occurring. He request a favor in return. Selina sticks a tracer on a GCPD armored vehicle and follows it to a parking garage. She detonates it during the handoff, destroying the drugs it was carrying, then in the confusion steals the payment--millions in uncut diamonds.
Reprints
Keywords
East End; Gotham City; Gotham City Police Department; Precinct House 14

[Catwoman #9] (Table of Contents: 13)

Catwoman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Paul Pope (credited)
Inks
Paul Pope (credited)
Colors
Lee Loughridge ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]
Reprints
Keywords
rain

Disguises Part Four of Four (Table of Contents: 14)

Catwoman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker (credited)
Pencils
Bradley Rader (credited as Brad Rader)
Inks
Rick Burchett (credited)
Colors
Lee Loughridge (credited)
Letters
Willie Schubert (credited)
Editing
Matt Idelson (credited) (original editor); Lysa Hawkins (credited) (original associate editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
-- yeah, I know it's the middle of the damn night, Renee...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Sergeant MacNalty; Detective Farruci; Catwoman; Officer Rickett; Slam Bradley; Xavier Dylan; Karon; Holly Robinson; Black Mask; Detective Crispus Allen; Lt. Matthews; Jeffo
Synopsis
Selina approaches Crispus Allen and offers him a deal. She'll give him MacNalty and a bunch of bad cops, if he promises to help clear Holly Robinson's name. Selina offers Xavier Dylan the option to pay money to get his diamonds back. She fakes evidence that Officer Rickett is working for a rival mob. MacNalty is sent after Slam Bradley; whose office is bugged by Bradley, Selina, and Allen. They get MacNalty to admit on tape that he shot the narc. Selina busts into the room as things start to get out of hand and MacNaulty is shot. Dylan is revealed to be working for Black Mask.
Reprints
Keywords
Bradley Investigations; East End; GCPD; Gotham Central; Gotham City; Gotham City Police Department; Precinct House 14

[Catwoman #10] (Table of Contents: 15)

Catwoman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Scott Morse (credited as C. Scott Morse) (signed as Morse)
Inks
Scott Morse (credited as C. Scott Morse) (signed as Morse)
Colors
Richard Horie; Tanya Horie
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Rebecca Robinson
Reprints

Joy Ride (Table of Contents: 16)

Catwoman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker (credited)
Pencils
Bradley Rader (credited as Brad Rader)
Inks
Rick Burchett (credited)
Colors
Lee Loughridge (credited)
Letters
Sean Konot (credited)
Editing
Matt Idelson (credited) (original editor); Nachie Castro (credited) (original assistant editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Slam Bradley; Rebecca Robinson; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Holly Robinson; Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Synopsis
Rebecca Robinson is on trial for a crime she pleads innocent to. She recalls being caught in a car accident that killed the driver. Rebecca didn't know there was also a body in the trunk; when she woke in the hospital she had been charged with murder as an accomplice.

Selina breaks her out of custody when she's being transported by armored vehicle. She gives her a passport and hair dye for her to get out of the country. She reveals herself to be Selina Kyle.

Rebecca remembers saving Selina from being attacked by two boys when they were younger.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City; Wayne Manor

[Catwoman Secret Files and Origins #1] (Table of Contents: 17)

Catwoman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Cameron Stewart (credited)
Inks
Cameron Stewart (credited)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Slam Bradley
Reprints

The Many Lives of Selina Kyle (Table of Contents: 18)

Catwoman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker (credited)
Pencils
Michael Avon Oeming (credited)
Inks
Mike Manley (credited)
Colors
Tom McCraw (credited); Digital Chameleon (credited) (Separations)
Letters
Sean Konot (credited)
Editing
Ivan Cohen (credited) (original editor); Matt Idelson (credited) (original editor); Nachie Castro (credited) (original assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My entire crew just got taken down
Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Holly Robinson; Karon; Bald Louie
Synopsis
Several mobsters discuss Catwoman. One thinks she's a crimefighter, one thinks she's Batman's lover, and one thinks she's a crook. Holly and Karon discuss Catwoman. Holly thinks she's a savior, among other things. The story ends with Catwoman busting-up the mobsters. She tells them to tell their boss, Junior Galante, the head of Gotham's Mafia, that the price of doing business in Gotham's East End just went up.
Reprints
Keywords
East End; Gotham City; warehouse

Catwoman (Table of Contents: 19)

Catwoman / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker (credited)
Pencils
Cameron Stewart (credited) (signed as cms)
Inks
Cameron Stewart (credited) (signed as cms)
Colors
Tom McCraw; Digital Chameleon (Separations)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Ivan Cohen (original editor); Matt Idelson (original editor); Nachie Castro (original assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The oldest of two sisters from a fractured family, Selina Kyle had one of the toughest childhoods one could imagine.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]
Reprints

Holly (Table of Contents: 20)

character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker (credited)
Pencils
Cameron Stewart (credited) (signed as cms)
Inks
Cameron Stewart (credited) (signed as cms)
Colors
Tom McCraw; Digital Chameleon (Separations)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Ivan Cohen (original editor); Matt Idelson (original editor); Nachie Castro (original assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Running from a bad home at an early age, Holly ended up on the streets of Gotham's East End, doing whatever she had to do to survive.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Holly Robinson
Reprints

Slam Bradley (Table of Contents: 21)

Slam Bradley / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker (credited)
Pencils
Michael Lark (credited) (signed as M Lark)
Inks
Michael Lark (credited) (signed as M Lark)
Colors
Tom McCraw; Digital Chameleon (Separations)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Ivan Cohen (original editor); Matt Idelson (original editor); Nachie Castro (original assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, "Slam" earned his lifelong nickname on that city's harsh streets at the age of 12 when he took on the local bully
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Slam Bradley
Reprints

Why Holly Isn't Dead (Table of Contents: 22)

Catwoman / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Brubaker (credited)
Pencils
Eric Shanower (credited)
Inks
Eric Shanower (credited)
Colors
Matt Hollingsworth (credited)
Letters
Eric Shanower (credited)
Editing
Ivan Cohen (original editor); Matt Idelson (original editor); Nachie Castro (original assistant editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's what I'd like to know.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Holly Robinson
Synopsis
Holly takes a bath and complains about how they relaunch comic books and retcons characters while Selina Kyle changes between several different Catwoman outfits in front of her.
Reprints
Keywords
bathtub; bubble bath

Batman (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Blank Page] (Table of Contents: 24)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[Back Cover Blurb] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Catwoman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Crooked Little Town
    Catwoman
  2. 1. [Blank Page]
  3. 2. [Half-Title #1]
    Catwoman
  4. 3. [Title Page]
    Catwoman
  5. 4. [Half-Title #2]
    Catwoman
  6. 5. [Catwoman #5]
    Catwoman
  7. 6. Trickle Down Theory
    Catwoman
  8. 7. [Catwoman #6]
    Catwoman
  9. 8. Disguises Part One of Four
    Catwoman
  10. 9. [Catwoman #7]
    Catwoman
  11. 10. Disguises Part Two of Four
    Catwoman
  12. 11. [Catwoman #8]
    Catwoman
  13. 12. Disguises Part Three of Four
    Catwoman
  14. 13. [Catwoman #9]
    Catwoman
  15. 14. Disguises Part Four of Four
    Catwoman
  16. 15. [Catwoman #10]
    Catwoman
  17. 16. Joy Ride
    Catwoman
  18. 17. [Catwoman Secret Files and Origins #1]
    Catwoman
  19. 18. The Many Lives of Selina Kyle
    Catwoman
  20. 19. Catwoman
    Catwoman
  21. 20. Holly
  22. 21. Slam Bradley
    Slam Bradley
  23. 22. Why Holly Isn't Dead
    Catwoman
  24. 23. Batman
    Batman
  25. 24. [Blank Page]
  26. 25. [Back Cover Blurb]
    Catwoman
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