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When a madman attacks Batman with a new and powerful fear toxin, The Dark Knight visits the coldest and most distant part of his soul. And as his deepest fears resurface, he must rely on old friends to help quell the terrible effects, and to remind him of his true mission as a hero. But what Batman discovers hidden in a moment of courage may change his life forever... for a dark figure from his past has returned – the one adversary The Dark Knight truly fears.

Note Batman, Superman, and Scarecrow are the only ones who are real in this issue. The other character are seen in a Fear Toxin induced Flash page scene.

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Tell Me All The Horrors That You See 0

The Dark Knight has been a series that has received an excessive amount of criticism, most of which has been aimed at David Finch. Being another artist turned writer, he's been scrutinized for his development on this series in which he's credited as co-plotter with Paul Jenkins. My only minor complaint with the series has been the pacing and plot development. Where is the series going? This issue yet again reveals nothing about what lies ahead.  The pacing and plot of this issue were very poorly...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

Less Terrible, Still Useless 0

The original version of this cover was yellow, and it suited Scarecrow really well. The actual release has a purple toned color, and it looks really muddled. The idea is decent, but the execution leaves a lot to be desired.As Batman falls prey to Scarecrow's Fear Toxin... SOMEHOW (despite affirming that he's long since built up an immunity to it) the following scene delivers a decent surreal tone. I've seen much better, but it wasn't bad.Then Superman shows up, a continued piece of the 'Batman c...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Batman: The Dark Knight # 5 0

A fast read, this read very quick. A little too fast. We would prefer more for our money than just a story that’s going to pass in five minutes. Really David Finch? Although I did love the art work and the story wasn’t half bad at all still as a fan, speaking for everyone we like a little more dialogue for our money. I did enjoy scenes with The Scarecrow, You did a good job overall. This series so far has been very up and down. I have to rate this book a 3.5 rating of 5.0 rating. The reason why ...

1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
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