Theres some fun writing here by Jeph Loeb, whose skills have already been demonstrated through his many pieces of work on the Batman characters, and he turns in some enjoyable scenes here. Selinas line about Mussolini was a particularly good gag, and its refreshing to see a writer be unafraid to add a liberal dose of silliness into characters which are normally portrayed as so dour and serious. However, theres not a lot to make this single comic stand out as really worthy of a read. Whilst not a bad issue (I dont think anything which features Tim Sales artwork can ever be less than good), there still feels like theres something lacking about this instalment of the story: it doesnt really add anything to the overall plot which we didnt know already. It doesnt introduce any new elements or really develop any old ones, and it ends on a confusing, slightly silly note. Im hoping things will pick up again next issue and that this is just a blip in an otherwise promising story Read Full Review
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