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It all comes down to this! The Joker is on the loose in the catacombs beneath Gotham City, more vicious and frightening than ever. But even as Batman closes in on The Clown Prince of Crime, he begins to suspect that the city may be the target of an even deadlier threat – one that could shake Gotham City to its core.

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The Crown Jewel this Week 0

One of the things I love about Snyder's run is how mounts the horror and tension.  Like many issues before it, this comic is spin-chilling and pulse pounding.    One of the biggest challenges any writer has is undertaking iconic characters.  Snyder really nails Dick Grayson.  He's just the "happy" Batman, he can be dark, cynical, and an intelligent detective.  I have to say, Snyder's writing (from the Bat-titles and American Vampire) often focuses on history and personifying towns and cities.  H...

6 out of 6 found this review helpful.

Snyder continues to impress. 0

Scott Snyder's run on Detective Comics has, admittedly, been the first time I've ever felt myself seriously drawn in to this particular bat book. His penchant for writing Batman more as a crime drama than a whizz-bang super-hero comic makes his stories both compelling and grounded in what feels like a chillingly real world, and it shows in what is building to be the ultimate culmination of pieces he's been laying down for the past few months.  The Good: This is the best Batman storyline out ther...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

Wow... Just... Wow 0

Coming into this Wednesday I hadn't been keeping up with Detective Comics, but after hearing my local shop owners rave about it I decided to pick up the latest issues from Hunger City until now.  I can definatly see why this is one of the most talked about books out there right now.  Scott Snyder is the perfect writer for this and I'm excited to see him write the rebooted Batman.  This issue itself is by far the best issue I have read all year.  From the first page there is an overwhelming sense...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
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