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The repercussions of “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” spread as Batman tracks down the League of Smiles, a criminal group of psychotic killers that worship The Joker!

Deadly new villains are introduced—and you won’t believe their horrific ties to Arkham Asylum!

Plus: In the backup story, learn the secrets behind The League of Smiles’ beginnings!

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Detective Comics #17 0

The Pursuit of HappinessAs you probably know if you have been following my blog, I've been sick the last couple of days, so sadly, I'm coming to the game late to review this month's 'Tec. Due to the fact that I'm backlogged and a bit fuzzy in the head, this review might not be as detailed as some others. I'll just write what comes to mind, and we'll see what shakes loose from my semi-poisoned mind.John Layman has delivered some excellent stories for his four issues of Detective thus far. I was a...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

Merrymaker! 0

The writing in Detective #17 was quite enjoyable, and the fact that it was only indirectly tied to "Death of the Family." Jason Fabok is an amazing artist, and Jeromy Cox's colors work really well with the tone of the book. Too bad that Merrymaker left as quickly as he came, it seemed like a cool character, or maybe i'm just tired of seeing the Penguin everywhere.Please check my mini-review here:http://bit.ly/WULSHkComments and feedback are always welcome!...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Batman vs People Dressed As Clowns (No, Not That Clown) 0

ContinuityWhile not a direct tie in to the larger ongoing Death of the Family story this book definitely seeks to capitalize off of the Jokers return. If you were looking to purchase this book just because you feel it necessary to collect everything Joker related that DC puts out this year I would caution you that this book is 100% not necessary. Nothing that happens in this book will give you any insights into the main story that has engulfed the rest of the bat-universe.StoryConcluding the sto...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
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