Written by James Tynion IV
Art by Jorge Jimenez and Ricardo Lopez Ortiz
Colors by Tomeu Morey
Letters by Clayton Cowles
The Rundown: Batman infiltrates the Unsanity Collective to understand the group and learns more than he bargained for. Ghost-Maker continues his adventure to take down Madame Midas.
Batman continues to investigate the Unsanity Collective as the rest of Gotham continues to slip into the hands of Saint Industries. With the threat of the Scarecrow hanging over the city, they are looking to someone to protect them and Batman is no where to be found as Barbara continues to search for him.
Batman, in disguise, meets Miracle Molly who proceeds to show him around their operation and reveal information about their goals and procedures right before she reveals something else that could change how Batman views this new and growing threat.
On Devil Skull island, Ghost-Maker continues to make his way to the lair of Madame Midas. After taking out her latest trap, Midas wants to know more about her foe. When one of the mercenaries she hired reveals more about her dealings with the vigilante, the threat of the Ghost-Maker only grows.
The Story: What makes this story work so well is the tone set by James Tynion IV. It is a serious story that is more about ideas than high adventure and that makes it interesting to read. Batman continues to be challenged in his mission and his interactions with Molly broaden those challenges through great dialogue moments between the characters. The Ghost-Maker story is where the big action beats can be found and it is thrilling and fun to learn more about the character through the eyes of his enemies.
The Art: Jorge Jimenez and Ricardo Lopez Ortiz deliver some stunning art throughout the issue. Jimenez brings beautiful details and atmosphere to the Batman story and Lopez Ortiz kills it with the action and adventure in the Ghost-Maker story.