Batman: The Dark Knight #2

Writer: Paul Jenkins Artist: David Finch Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 26, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 4
6.2Critic Rating
6.0User Rating

Something sinister surges through Arkham Asylum, and Batman finds himself bombarded by his greatest foes in this second sensational issue from superstar creator David Finch!Bigger, meaner, and more powerful than ever before, the inmates of Arkham Asylum run rampant as the entire Bat Family struggles to keep the walls from falling down, unleashing Gotham City's worst criminals on the unsuspecting population. And you won't believe the jaw-dropping final page! Just keep repeating, "It's only a comic book. It's only a comic book..."

  • 9.0
    cxPulp - Waylon Wernette Nov 3, 2011

    Overall this is a fun Bat book that has a story filled with cool set pieces and great art. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    IGN - Poet Mase Oct 26, 2011

    I'm not going to recommend this book for everyone, but it serves its purpose as the loud, angry alternative to other Bat-titles out now. Some readers will probably recoil from moments like Batman not being able to put Gordon's white rabbit clue together with having seen a woman dressed as a rabbit in issue #1. Provided you can derive entertainment from people getting the crap kicked out of them, though, this book is a diverting romp. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Heretical Jargon - Heretic Oct 30, 2011

    This IS a fun issue, no doubts there; great art, good writing, and a gothic motif permeating all throughout the book, but its substance is very minimal. Its a lot like James Camerons hit movie, Avatar; it has a lot of great stuff to look at, and overall is well executed, but the story is lackingwell everything! The difference with the Dark Knight isIm looking forward to the continuation of the story. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Entertainment Fuse - Nicole D'Andria Nov 2, 2011

    The story may not be paced as well as the first and has some outrageous out-of-character moments and average artwork from an accomplished artist, but it is a more fun read than the first, with constant action always keeping us entertained. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Batman-News - Andrew Asberry Oct 27, 2011

    However"I might just be a Batman snob right now. In the past week I've been reminded of the great story “Batman: Year One” what with the release of that DVD and then Scott Snyder's fantastic “Batman #2″ came out and then I played through the jaw dropping “Batman: Arkham City” videogame. So"in the past week I HAVE SEEN THE MOUNTAINTOP. I have the image of a great Batman adventure fresh in my mind and “Batman: The Dark Knight #2″ could not be farther from it. I'm giving it a 2, I don't care how good the pencils are at times. When there are this many Batman books on the market, “Batman: The Dark Knight” fails to justify its existence and I'd rather have quality over quantity. Read Full Review

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