I just finished reading the second book in the DC Icons series. This time Marie Lu took a shot a Batman. Let’s see how that turns out!
A teenaged Bruce Wayne is sentenced to do community service at Arkham Asylum. There he meets an inmate involved with the Nightwalkers, a murderous gang that targets millionaires…
Oh boy, where do I even start with this one?
I know these books are about superheroes so there will be some unrealistic stuff in there. This, however, is pushing the boundaries of what I am inclined to accept.
For example, why on earth would a detective/the court think it’s a good idea to have a teenager on duty at the asylum with the most dangerous criminals in all of Gotham and where he is harassed by said inmates? This makes just no sense whatsoever, so a pretty big prerequisite for the story falls through for me.Continue reading