Detective Comics #865

    Detective Comics » Detective Comics #865 - Beneath The Mask Part Two released by DC Comics on July 1, 2010.

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    Batman spends the night in the bowels of Arkham Asylum attempting to uncover its mysteries. Plus, the horrifying fate of Black Mask is at last revealed! In the co-feature, The Question discovers the shocking true identity of the man responsible for the human trafficking and gunrunning.


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    Beneath the Mask Part Two 0

    Slipping into madness... This issue felt like it was dragging me into those depths along with Jeremiah Arkham.  I didn't know a lot about Jeremiah Arkham before.  I read a little in the early issues of Shadow of the Bat.  I liked this semi-origin story.  It's interesting how many characters are influenced by the Joker.  Here's another poor SOB that got his brain messed up by that maniacal clown.  He's got his grubby little paws in everybody's business!   So what happens now?  I'm interested to s...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.

    Review: Detective Comics #864 0

    The story  The story in this issue is a lot better than in the previous numbers, it deals with some parts of the origin of Jeremiah Arkham and Black Mask. We get to see a guest appearance of a character in direct continuity with another bat-tittle.   Jester, I love it XD   The Good   The cover, love it, there is not much to it to the story but there is something in the cover I loved.We get to see some kind of "origin" to Jeremiah's Black Mask identity and some pieces of the puzzle are placed...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.

    It Took Too Many Pages To Get To the Co-Feature 0

    This issue is worth reading for the Question co-feature alone. Not that the main feature is bad. David Hine does an amazing job detailing Dr. Arkham's descent into madness. His journey and the stops along the way to his insanity are all really interesting and compelling. The problem is that the result isn't. The villainous Dr. Arkham/Black Mask is a terribly generic villain. He's evil for the sake of being evil, and this issue presses that further with forced scenes of him being bad just to try...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
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