Batman: The Dark Knight #16

    Batman: The Dark Knight » Batman: The Dark Knight #16 - Touch of Crazy released by DC Comics on March 2013.

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    Welcome new series artist Ethan Van Sciver!

    Do you dare journey into the twisted world of the Mad Hatter?

    Batman has discovered a trail of bodies but no leads as he realizes that this is unlike any Mad Hatter case he’s seen before.



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    Touch of CrazyTo see this review with images, Click Here.I've been a harsh on Gregg Hurwitz recently, the writer of The Dark Knight. He just concluded his previous arch on the Scarecrow, and though it wasn't awful, it also wasn't good. Apparently, many others share my dislike for the series since not one of twenty people thought he was the best current Batman writer on the BatWatch poll. Still, he has a chance to redeem himself now with his current arch. However, its going to be an uphill battle...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

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    ***SPOILER-FREE REVIEW***This issue of Batman: The Dark Knight, while technically sound and not having many noticeable flaws, also lacks anything that makes it stand out of the pack. To make use of the vernacular, this issue is the very definition of "meh."I had high hopes for Gregg Hurwitz when he jumped aboard this series. I really enjoyed his Penguin: Pain and Prejudice mini-series, and his Scarecrow arc started off well, until it dragged on for far too long. Hopefully, he won't make the same...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

    Balderdash Of the Haberdashery Variety 0

    Right off the bat, the cover establishes that, like the Scarecrow arc, Gregg Hurwitz is making this more of a horror Batman series. The cover is deliciously creepy, with The Mad Hatter's eyes peeking right at you from the tiniest sliver of his visible face; and the balance with Batman coming out of the top of the hat is pretty great as well.Gregg Hurwitz was a HUGE improvement over the writing of David Finch, but in the long run, the Scarecrow arc was pretty shaky, and this new Mad Hatter arc is...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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