Batman and Robin are drawn further into David Lapham's "City of Crime" in Part 2 of this sprawling 12-part saga. Batman's investigation into the murder of a young woman reveals more and more layers of death and corruption. Meanwhile, the Penguin begins to get involved, and makes things all the more explosive. And in the backup, Part 2 of the 4-part story "The Barker" -- written by Mike Carey with art by John Lucas. The plot thickens following a murder at the Big Top.