The The Main Event wiki last edited by guttridgeb on 06/26/13 03:09AM View full history

As Batman uncovers a deranged plot with far-reaching tentacles that touch some of the city's most elite citizens, he finds himself facing off against his newest and most fearsome foes: Dollmaker and his twisted family of killers!

User reviews Add new review

5 (1)
4 (2)
3 (7)
2 (0)
1 (1)

3.36 stars 3.36/5 Stars Average score of 11 user reviews

Attack of the Jokers 0

Tony S. Daniel wraps up the Doll Maker story line by once again drawing and writing issue four of Detective Comics. Batman wakes up to find himself strung up like a puppet facing a bunch of stitched up Joker puppets on strings. Whoever is paying for Batman to be their trophy wants him to put on a show first. Olivia, the little girl, appears to to go to the dark side all the while helping Commissioner Gordon. The Penguin sends a messenger to the Doll Maker to announce he will double the pay to ha...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Ironic 0

There isn't much detective work in this issue or in this arc overall. There has been more detective work in Batman and in The Dark Knight. It WAS a good action book. My interest was also piqued with the implied police collaboration with Dollmaker. GPD is always best for the story when the cops are corrupt because that means you don't know who to trust. I also hope that Tony Daniel follows up on the Waynetech remark. So, if this is the end of the arc, it's certainly not the end of the mega-arc.In...

0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

Average Comics 0

The Good: This is around the worst I've ever seen Tony Daniel's art, personaly. This is in The Good because Tony Daniel's art is absolutely incredible. I'm just not a huge fan of the new direction he's taking with it. While the interrogation scene is really pointless, it's extremely well done. Batman is downright terrifying, even knowing he won't kill doesn't change that moment.The fight scenes in this issue are excellent as usual. I especially loved the bizarre movement quality the Joker puppet...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
See all user reviews

This edit will also create new pages on Comic Vine for:

Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. Make sure this is what you intended. This will likely increase the time it takes for your changes to go live.

Comment and Save

Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Comic Vine users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved.