Practice Run last edited by pikahyper on 06/16/18 08:52PM View full history

In the penultimate issue of Gregg Hurwitz and Szymon Kudranski's thrilling and disturbing miniseries, the cracks are beginning to show in The Penguin's life. As he desperately grabs for more power, he puts himself in Batman's sights! And when Batman gets involved, can an underdog like The Penguin hope to triumph?

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Dark, Brooding, and Brilliant 0

Hurwitz and Kudranski weave their penultimate issue with skillThe Good: Hurwitz has been slowly building a plot to this whole thing. For the past few issues, the action has been separated with much less being constructed and developed into a cohesive story. Rather, it has been loosely connected scenes. There were glimpses into his business operations in the first, his childhood in the second, and his relationships in the third, but there were only vague connections between the three. The Penguin...

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Penguin Strikes 0

This five issue mini-series has been a surprisingly enjoyable read so far. Writer Gregg Hurwitz has been doing a great job writing Penguin's character as he's been intertwining flashbacks of his childhood in with the present storyline taking place. I feel as if I've come to know Penguin better after reading these first four issues so far. I've gained new respect for his character that has to be contributed to Gregg Hurwitz.  In this fourth issue, no flashbacks of Penguin's childhood occur. Inste...

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The Noose Tightens 0

This is the book I'm second-most excited about every month (first is Uncanny X-Force). This issue does not disappoint. The flashbacks are gone from this book. Story time is over and the plot is now in full swing. Batman is closing in on Penguin as he has been getting bolder and bolder in his crimes. It seems he may have come a bit more unhinged with the death of his mother. I'm also enjoying the sub-plot of his blind girlfriend. It really is an amazing book and I'm sad it ends next issue.Last ti...

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