|[ DADDY KNOWS BEST ]|
Does what happens’ in the past, effect what happens in the present? Now in some cases, no – as some people can block out their own history, and then strive towards the future. And in some cases, yes – like our buddy Commissioner Gordon, in this very issue Written by Scott Snyder; Drawn by Francesco Francavilla; and Published by DC Comics in April 2011.
Whilst trailing a suspected murderer and known arsonist (Roy Blount), Commissioner Gordon recollects his younger days in the GCPD – when he was an overworked and under paid captain – and his son, James, was a young boy with troubles. The specific incident Gordon remembers; is when his ex-wife, Barbra, tells him that James is having problems at school. Upon hearing this news, Gordon, and his second wife, Sarah, takes James – his nice, Barbra – and her pal, Millie – on a camping trip into the woods. At this lo-cal, James’s behaviour is somewhat peculiar, and after a series of events, Gordon accuses James for the disappearance of Barbra’s friend, Millie. Abruptly, this memory snaps Gordon mind forward to the present, and a confrontation he is having with