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BATMAN has been captured by THE SCARECROW, who wants THE DARK KNIGHT to be his guinea pig for the ULTIMATE fear toxin.

Don’t miss revelations about THE SCARECROW’s past!

Note: Mad Hatter, Two-Face, Killer Croc, Joker, Mr. Freeze, Penguin and Clayface all appear in this issue as flash back illusions.



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If you've seen it once you've seen it a thousand times 0

Batman the Dark Knight issue 12 has issues. I wasn't expecting much from this month's Dark Knight since #11 was so lackluster.The art for the cover is OUTSTANDING, hell it made me buy the issue. Then we get to the full page spread of the torture scene and the art just plummets...what happened?!? Batman's body is so disproportionate form his head and scarecrow looks looks like he's got a wandering eye, as well as everything else also looking "half-assed" and ridiculous. I usually thoroughly enjoy...

5 out of 6 found this review helpful.

Dark Reflections 0

I really want to not like this cover, Scarecrow's a little too close up, and something about the angle seems awkward in the wrong way for my tastes. But the overall idea is really awesome, a perfect fit for a Scarecrow cover, and the way Scarecrow is drawn is intensely creepy.I'm torn on how I feel about David FInch's art overall in this issue. On one hand, Batman occasionally has really awkward, almost Liefeld-ian body proportions, bt on the other hand he's got such a nice scraggly touch to eve...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

The Psychotic Perspective: The Dark Knight 12 0

Mirror, MirrorThis is my first issue of The Dark Knight to ever read. I was interested in seeing if this book would differentiate itself between the plethora of other Bat books, or if it would just be one more in the crowd. Sadly, it is just another Bat book, but it still tells a solid story.The main arc of this issue focuses on Scarecrow torturing Batman by exploring elements of his past, yet at the same time, the issue explores the Scarecrow's background giving us new origin information for th...

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