As before, Taylor's expert handling of the characters is this book's greatest strength. There are several good character moments throughout, such as Batman's dry comeback towards The President's empty attempts to put him at ease. There's also some nice shout-outs to previous issues, such as Catwoman needling Black Canary about Green Arrow hiding a handcuffed Harley Quinn in the Arrowcave.
Sadly, Jheremey Raapack's artwork doesn't quite live up to Taylor's script. I've noted before that Raapack is quite good at depicting scenes that take place in the shadows (i.e. Batman and Catwoman's lurking among the rooftops or Catwoman visiting with Black Canary in a dark alley) but he tends to over-ink and over-emphasize his line work in the brighter scenes. It's not exactly off-putting but it does prove to be a distraction from the story as a whole.
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