Before the break I remember thinking that this Silk Spectre series was finally starting to live up to the expectations set by Darwyn Cooke’s other Before Watchmen book but all that momentum and all that good will was more than sucked away by the strange delay that has recently struck the range entire. The timing of this couldn’t be worse for Spectre which is not only the very first book back after the break, and thus the one tasked with reigniting interest, but it is also ending with this very issue. Doing this to a comic is like cutting the cinematic release of a film off just before the climax and then asking the audience to buy the DVD and find the end there amongst the deleted scenes. It’s stupid and a shame, but a strong enough story can survive it; is this such a story?
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