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Batman uncovers the truth behind a string of underworld killings involving a guest at the Penguin's Iceberg Casino, but time is running out! Is unimaginable terror about to strike on the floating gambling den? And what will Bruce Wayne do now that he's discovered some of Charlotte's most well kept – and darkest – secrets? It's death and destruction in the highest of high stakes games at the Iceberg Casino!

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Time to get back on track. 0

Let's face it, the writing of detective comics has been sloppy lately. Tony Daniel mixes his masterful art, and clever ideas with clunky subplots and boring characters, which result in a less than enjoyable comic. The first four comics were good, but the writing has become extremely clunky every since it switched to the Penguin as the main villain in issue #5. To be fair, this is probably the best of the Penguin focused comics so far, attempting to tie in all of the loose ends Daniel had clumsil...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Here we go, it's showtime! 0

Maybe not surprisingly after the first story arc of this flagship series, the story lines were bound to get better and they do here.  The issue starts off with Batman seemingly knowing what is going on but also forced to save Charlotte.  With this diversion the numerous parties in action let their schemes run hopefully to fruition, but for every cross there is a double cross and the story (while not hard to follow) takes a number of twists, some expected some not.  The end result is a few revela...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
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