Batman: Arkham City #1

Batman: Arkham City #1

Writer: Paul Dini Artist: Carlos D'Anda Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: May 11, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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It's been a year since The Joker took over Arkham, and Gotham is still trying to get back to normal in this all-new, 5-issue miniseries bridging the gap between the hit videogame Batman: Arkham Asylum and the exciting, upcoming sequel, Batman: Arkham City! And now, an attack by a pair of super-powered twins increases the threat level and triggers Gotham City's new mayor to call for drastic measures.

  • 10
    16BitMonster - Hamilton Ortiz Jul 24, 2011

    On Sale June 8, 2011  Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    IGN - Erik Norris May 11, 2011

    Overall, issue #1 of Batman: Arkham City is a success. Outside the one storytelling misstep, Dini and D'Anda's first installment lives up to the lofty expectations placed upon it. This book should please all types of fans -- whether you're coming in via the video game or just looking for a good Batman book. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jamil Scalese May 16, 2011

    Arkham City promises to be the best superhero game of all time. The comic adaptation is a not ground-breaking, but its a nice holdover until October 18, 2011. Until then, we can only dream of Scarecrows and Crocs. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Entertainment Fuse - Tim Vinton Jul 7, 2011

    Check it out if you really want an accompaniment to the video games, but don't expect it to be anything more. Read Full Review

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