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Something sinister surges through Arkham Asylum, and Batman finds himself bombarded by his greatest foes in this second sensational issue from superstar creator David Finch!

Bigger, meaner, and more powerful than ever before, the inmates of Arkham Asylum run rampant as the entire Bat Family struggles to keep the walls from falling down, unleashing Gotham City's worst criminals on the unsuspecting population. And you won't believe the jaw-dropping final page! Just keep repeating, "It's only a comic book. It's only a comic book..."

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Why Couldn't Streets of Gotham Have Been Relaunched? 0

The Good: Finch's artwork is still pretty awesome.  Ok, admittedly it does fix up my complaint about Two-Face from the last issue. I LOVED the scene where we see crime fighters from around Gotham dealing with this same mess. Overall, aside from Batman, the characters are all quite well written. Maybe Jenkins would be better suited to writing a Streets of Gotham or Gotham Central style book. Though its his characterization of Alfred that shone the brightest. The Bad: The cover starts out pretty '...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Batman's dark/supernatural book starts down the rabbit hole 0

As the crowded list of characters on this issue's wiki page suggests, The Dark Knight #2 has its share of cameos. The New 52 initiative was supposed to draw in new readers, but they will miss a lot here. For instance, they'll miss the significance of the (usually nervous) Ventriloquist hurling Robin and Nightwing through a store window, even if it is explained in some expository dialogue towards the end.New readers won't be completely lost, though. After being introduced to Batman's relationship...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
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