Arkham City: The Order of the World #3

Writer: Dan Watters Artist: Dani Strips Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: December 8, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 12
8.9Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

Solomon Grundy has lived many lives over a great many years. Now, located by Ten-Eyed Man’s strange, but nonetheless effective, methods, he leads Dr. Joy and her many-eyed friend on a tour of the hidden history of Gotham City and the madness at its core.

  • 10 - Jenna Anderson Dec 8, 2021

    If you haven't been reading this series yet, you owe it to yourself to change that. Read Full Review

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - William Tucker Dec 7, 2021

    Arkham City: The Order of the World #3 is a fascinating journey. The art style makes it unlike most comics, existing in a world of its own. Its an experience, a trip through a city full of beautifully twisted and tragic figures. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    The Super Powered Fancast - Timala Elliott Dec 7, 2021

    The illustrations in this piece give off an eerie vibe that perfectly suits the tone of the story. There is an intensity to the panels that is both eye-catching and emotionally engaging. I found myself completed transported into the world of the tale. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Dec 7, 2021

    This series has a very deliberate pace, with certain characters being teased issues ago and only rearing their faces now. That's because this is more of a mood piece than anything else, showing how the madness of Arkham slowly infects and corrupts Gotham. It's part of the main line, but to a degree it feels more like an experimental Black Label book"well-suited for this creative team. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Weird Science - Gabe Hernandez Dec 7, 2021

    Arkham City: The Order of the World #3 has a plethora of cool concepts and ideas, but the story is getting weighed down by volumes of subtext and double meaning in every scene. While the backstory on Gotham's origin and what it means for Ten Eyed Man's ritual is fascinating, the pacing and constant injection of symbolism, double-meanings, and red herrings drag the energy down. Read Full Review

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