Detective Comics #39 review

The two main questions that are probably on everybody’s minds are: is Lonnie dead and does Batman get blamed for it?  I’m going to talk about it, so if you haven’t read…

Detective Comics #38 review

I salute Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato for what they are attempting to do here.  I don’t typically call out major events from a comic directly in the review, but this is…

Detective Comics #37 review

The creative team of Brian Buccellato and Francis Manapul return to the pages of Detective Comics, and with them comes Anarky! Actually, Anarky only makes one decidedly small appearance in this issue, and…

Detective Comics #36 review

This is the kind of story I haven’t seen since before the New52.  It doesn’t have any ulterior motives.  It’s not trying to get you hooked into buying some long running arc. …

Detective Comics #35 review

America is the enemy!  Extremely weighty material for your average comic book fanfare.  If you read comics as a respite from your daily toils, this is not the issue for you.  Usually…

Detective Comics #34 review

Wow…what just happened?  This story just did a 180 – or at least a 160.  This arc started with noir detective work, in a grimmy city filled with murder, drugs, and backstabbing. …

Detective Comics #33 review

I’m just being blindsided this week with surprises, first in Eternal and now, here as well.  We are faced with new information that makes us re-evaluate a lot of what has transpired…

Detective Comics #32 review

In my eyes Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato have captured the quintessential Dark Knight for the New52.  Seeing as how Detective Comics bears the name of the entire publisher empire that is…

New 52 – Detective Comics #31 review

There’s a dead body on Bruce Wayne’s doorstep and it’s a death connected to a case deeply personal to the detective on the scene, Harvey Bullock. Detective Comics #31 is part 2…