The Showdown at House Arkham; El Diablo, Part 1 wiki last edited by guttridgeb on 06/24/13 02:20AM View full history

What happens when a psychologist and a sociopath have to work together to track down Gotham City's first serial killer? They'll soon find that crime in the big city runs deeper than its foundations, and it's all mapped out in the mysterious Crime Bible – that is, if they don't kill each other first. Plus: No zombie is safe in the Wild West when Lazarus Lane summons the demon known as El Diablo!

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4.36 stars 4.36/5 Stars Average score of 7 user reviews

The Damned and the Cursed 0

Recommended!The Damned - This picks up right where the last issue left off. The mood hasn't changed on bit - Jonah knows what needs to be done, and the good doctor still seems ignorant of the real danger. There are very few pleasantries exchanged in this issue, as it is mostly action and violence. As I am new to this book, and the artist, I am not sure if I should mention how some of the art seemed unfinished. I cannot quite tell if that is a style or evidence of rushed work.Either way, this sto...

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For the Bible Tells Me So 0

More information is given to us this issue on the nature of the secret society responsible for the murders of prostitutes in Gotham City. They revere the same Crime Bible that certain contemporary villains have built a religion around, which creates a nice sense of history in the DC Universe.There was a lot less action and character development this issue, most likely a result of the El Diablo back up feature. I know literally nothing about El Diablo and while I am intrigued to find out more, I ...

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Then what can we do? 0

his series continues to be the biggest surprise for me of the new 52, granted this is only issue 2 of the opening story arc, but the tone and atmosphere established in the first two issues here is quite good.  In place of a high level of sexual content in the first, this one has a high level of violence, though never is it gratuitous (in fact the two pages of panels of action in here were quite good).  The story follows Jonah and Amadeus as they attempt to track down more information on the murd...

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