William MccAndless

"william the comic book nerd"
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Batman Detective Comics HC Vol 1 Faces of Death (T&hellip by Tony Daniel
This is Volume one of Batman Detective Comics and it is a very very mixed novel

their are two story arcs in this novel

the first one is the "Faces of Death" story line which is partially a Joker story but serves to introduce a new Villain Doll face and also set up a future Joker story arc

essentially this arc is fifty fifty the Joker chase scene is done well and is action packed but after that the dollmaker seems like a very bland Villain but has a lot of potential

the second story arc is the "Russian Roulette" story line which in my opinion is very uneven some parts are ultimately good but others let it down the idea of a bank type heist on the… Read more
Batman Detective Comics Vol 2: Scare Tactics ( The&hellip by Tony S Daniel
2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Ok Detective Comics Volume 2 is a Mixed Bag Tony Daniels has Improved Significantly from Volume 1 which was not that good its only redeeming part being the Jokers 5 page Cameo

But in this Volume detective comics is starting to turn into what it should have been originally Batmans everyday crime fighting ...we have so many Different stories in this Comic..from featuring the Scarecrow ...to featuring the Mad Hatter to Black mask Heck even a new Villain was introduced.

NOTE if you have the NIGHT OF OWLS Book issue 9 [night of owls tie in issue] will be in both its not a very strong issue anyway ..but i feel it works better in this book than it ever did in the Night of… Read more
Batman: The Night of the Owls HC (The New 52) by Various
4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Ok let me explain Batman Night of Owls collects the 5 main issues of the event or the issues that will give you the best idea of what the hell is going on there are other issues but these 5 spread through out the book move the story on E.g [Batman *8,*9 [< the two core main issues] Batgirl*9 Nightwing *8 and *9]

Now first thing to know is that there are a lot of tie in issues in this Book the ones I highlighted above are the ones that will give you the best Idea of whats Going on as you read through it. The cool thing about Night of Owls is its not a traditional Event its a collaboration of many different Titles coming together ..and even Cooler In my opinion is that its… Read more