MANHUNTER: STREET JUSTICEcollects the first 5 issues and sets up the series. Written by Marc Andreyko and pencilled by Jesus Saiz this is an ass kicking book.
Kate pencer is a federal prosrcuter in California and after loseing a case which sets free a maniac killer named Copperhead she decides that enough is enough. No more revolving door justice. She assumes the persona of Manhunter and takes to the streets hunting down the criminals who just won't stay locked up. Kate takes to being a vigilante pretty well, but it does cause complications in her regular life. Her divorced husband already has a problem with her being late and not spending time with her son, but this new gig could mean she loses all visitaion.
Andreyko does a great job writing this as more than just a superhero book. It deals with real problems and real and real drama, it just happens to be set in a world that has superheroes. Add to the fantastic writing an artist who is amazing and the result is spectalular. Saiz has a knack for realistic drawing and layout that makes this book a must have for any comics fan.
DC Comics has a winner on it's hand with this title.