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A cast of top creators lends their talents to THE JOKER'S ASYLUM — a special month-long, weekly series of one-shots starring the greatest villains in Batman's rogues gallery.

Each issue tells a special stand-alone story that gives readers an inside look into the insane lives of the Dark Knight's greatest adversaries. And all the stories are narrated by the Asylum's leading homicidal maniac — The Joker!



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Beautiful art - weak story 0

This is the third issue of the Joker's Asylum series and it has followed The Joker and The Penguin tales. The Poison Ivy story isn't anything that really stands out which is what stories reiterated by The Joker should do. I expect any story told by Gotham's favorite evil Clown to be intensely creepy, even if he exaggerates the tale to twist it to his demented liking. This Ivy story is nothing spectacular. She's out to get revenge on corporate "villains" who have monopolized real estate and taken...

4 out of 5 found this review helpful.

When Ivy isn't happy about something, everyone knows. 0

The third comic in the series focuses on the one of the very few female characters in the Batman comics, Poison Ivy. The story deals with Ivy who goes on a killing spree, she targets real estate developers who built houses over a forest she once liked to walk through. This one does something a little different; it scraps the idea of Batman being the hero and makes the villain the hero. Yes, Poison Ivy is the hero of the story and it works very well for what it’s worth. The strange styl...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Green Pinky 0

Joker and Penguin's tales went the extra mile to do something different, to separate them from any other tale about each character, to really justify this as it's own set of stories; Joker's Asylum. In that regard, Poison Ivy's tale is certainly the weakest.The fist big problem is that, unlike the others, this tale is told like a traditional Batman story. Murders are happening, there's a culprit, Batman investigates to try and take them down. Batman is focused on too much. Even though Ivy has so...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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