Walking down an otherwise deserted street at night with Pax, Mike hears a woman being attacked. The woman and Pax, getting away from Mike, are both stabbed by the attacker, the woman fatally, Pax critically. The woman was a cocktail waitress named Mavis Ruston, who was on her way home from work, and was not robbed or otherwise assaulted. Mike is angry at the situation: being present during the stabbings but not being able to do anything about them or being able to provide any concrete evidence, about which the media are having a field day. Mike wants to help solve the murder to prove all his naysayers wrong, who include in this case the media, the police and most importantly the murderer who outright dismissed him as a threat when he saw that Mike is blind. It becomes all the more important when Mike believes the police have the wrong man, when he has audio evidence but evidence that the police don't believe credible especially as Mike can't quite describe it, and when he finds who he...
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The comic book that Rudy is reading by flashlight the first night that Longstreet comes to see him is Green Lantern #71 (Sept 1969), the story "The City That Died!" illustrated by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. See more