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Gotham's wealthiest citizens find themselves victimized by the mysterious new villain Facade as a story arc by new DETECTIVE COMICS creative team of writer Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series, BATMAN: WAR ON CRIME), artist J.H. Williams III (PROMETHEA, SEVEN SOLDIERS) and cover artist Simone Bianchi (SEVEN SOLDIERS: SHINING KNIGHT) begins! Operating with a gang trained to pass as members of the cities' elite, the masked mastermind's crimes baffle the police and leave members of Gotham society fearing for their lives. It's up to Batman to use a "facade" of his own, that of socialite Bruce Wayne, in order to bait the villain's underlings and discover the true identity of their elusive leader.

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The Beautiful Ones they hurt you all the time. 0

With all the writers to write Batman, Paul Dini never seems to disappoint, he really gets The Batman and writes him well on a street-level.  This issue was really only a throw away idea, but it works well.  We see Batman's detective work with things like obtaining a fast-food receipt and we really see gimmick crime abused in a good way.  The story is called The Beautiful People and I am glad J.H. Williams III (J3) did the art, because I don't think anyone in the business makes prettier pages the...

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