It's 08:26 pm in
Gotham, just about an hour and a half after the attack on Wayne
Manor, and the Talons invade Arkham Asylum to pass judgment on the
place's enigmatic owner. Several inmates are introduced to new
readers, with a focus on Black Mask. I did not follow the title
prior to the relaunch, so a little more backstory would have been
appropriate to explain the relationship between he and Dr. Arkham.
The Talons' attack is pretty convincing and well staged, as well as
Batman's timely arrival. This issue evidently takes place after
Batman #9, which has not come out yet, so it kind of spoils a little
on what happened at the mansion. The artwork, as always, is A+.
Daniel's style creates this idea in the readers that they are
reading an old, old book. As a tie-in, the story is pretty clean,
has a clear resolution, passes the plot over to Nightwing, and moves
on to the next thing. Felt like a quick read, but overall was very