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Writer Gregg Hurwitz and artist Szymon Kudranski continue their dark examination of the Penguin in PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE. The Penguin runs a vast crime empire that's always one step away from faltering, thanks to the interference of Batman. How can Penguin keep Batman at bay and maintain the power and image that's become so important to him? And what dark family secrets is the Penguin hiding?

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Beautiful Boy? 0

I picked up issue #2 completely skeptical of anyone's ability to hold my attention long enough for five issues of a Penguin origin story, boy was I wrong. After reading issue #1, I was spellbound by Szymon Kurdanski's art and Gregg Hurwitz's clear grasp of the human condition. It's very often we see in superhero stories the very black and white nature of good vs. evil, but it's never quite so simple. The most gruesome of Gotham's killers and thieves have a nefarious wanderlust that always seem t...

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Ugly Man 0

This is an amazing book, well written, and makes you care for this monster of a man even more than last time. We continue where we left off from the last issue and we see Oswald's breaking point. He tries so very hard to be loved and even by the one who loves him most he finds betrayal and hatred from those that should love him. We also get to see that when he looks in the mirror he imagines himself to as what he thinks Batman must be under the costume and from that you can begin to see a part o...

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