Sean Murphy's Batman: White Knight is a slow burn of a comic that favours scene setting and world building over huge narrative payoffs from issue to issue. While this week's issue doesn't push the series' plot forward terribly far, it does reveal an interesting tidbit about Gotham's finances, and a brand-new Joker.
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The premise to DC and Archie Comics' crossover special Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica reads like a piece of fan fiction, something television or film studio executives dream about but would never dare actually writing. Obviously, this is why the comic's first two issues, written by Marc Andreyko and Paul Dini with illustrations from Amanda Conner and Laura Braga, are so damned good. They're so ridiculously absurd, it's almost impossible not to enjoy the hell out of them.
There are certain comic book power couples -- such as Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy, or Betty Cooper and Veronica Lodge -- who are so magnetic, so charming, so delightful that when both characters are on the page together, basically nothing else matters. But what happens when you get more than one power couple together?