When her former assistant is killed in a dangerous trick gone wrong, Zatanna turns to Batman to uncover the real circumstances behind the young woman's death, leading them to a confrontation with the mysterious illusionist Ivar Loxias.
I do not want to spoil anything about this book, but I have to say, the ending has me unbelievably hooked. The mystery is unfolding in ways that I never picked up on, because I was completely engrossed. Read Full Review
This issue of Batman is outstanding, while Paul Dini has been writing entertaining one-shot style stories that feel like the animated series, he ups the ante with this issue and proves that he is without doubt one of the best Batman writers. This is my Pick of the Week, and anyone remotely interested in Batman needs to check out this comic book. Read Full Review
Detective Comics #833 was a wonderfully done issue. Dini crafts an entertaining story and Kramer's art brings it to life in a pleasing fashion. Detective Comics is certainly a title that is worth checking out. Read Full Review
Batman's inability to recognize an old, hated foe, his lack of fighting skill, acuity and the fact that he wasn't prepared for anything makes this issue of Detective unfortunately skippable except for Don Kramer fans. Kramer's work really takes a leap in terms of depth thanks to the intriguing character interactions in one gorgeous scene from Dini's otherwise unimpressive script. Read Full Review