Batman: The Dark Knight #2

    Batman: The Dark Knight » Batman: The Dark Knight #2 - A Rush of Blood released by DC Comics on December 2011.

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    Something sinister surges through Arkham Asylum, and Batman finds himself bombarded by his greatest foes in this second sensational issue from superstar creator David Finch!

    Bigger, meaner, and more powerful than ever before, the inmates of Arkham Asylum run rampant as the entire Bat Family struggles to keep the walls from falling down, unleashing Gotham City's worst criminals on the unsuspecting population. And you won't believe the jaw-dropping final page! Just keep repeating, "It's only a comic book. It's only a comic book..."

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    Batman's dark/supernatural book starts down the rabbit hole 0

    As the crowded list of characters on this issue's wiki page suggests, The Dark Knight #2 has its share of cameos. The New 52 initiative was supposed to draw in new readers, but they will miss a lot here. For instance, they'll miss the significance of the (usually nervous) Ventriloquist hurling Robin and Nightwing through a store window, even if it is explained in some expository dialogue towards the end.New readers won't be completely lost, though. After being introduced to Batman's relationship...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

    Extract their blood on a regular basis 0

    After last issue's lead-in to a defeated Batman, things do not get better for him here, at least not immediately, but as he eventually escapes from Two-Face he discovers that there is more at play here than he had originally assumed.  Still it is not so much the action here which makes this a strong issue (though the action is good) rather it is the characterizations.  The brief interlude of various Gotham crimefighters felt perfectly in place, but more so it was the short discussion between Bat...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.

    Catch Me If You Can 0

    The Story: The criminals from Arkham Asylum are running lose throughout Gotham. It's up to Batman and the rest of the Bat Family to round them up before things get out of hand. My Thoughts:Out of the four Batman series from the new 52, I think this one has received the most negative criticism. I will admit I was on the edge about how this series would turn out after the end of the first issue. David Finch and Paul Jenkins manage to kill any doubts I had with this second issue. Now I won't go so ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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