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 #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…

New 52 – Detective Comics #30 review

It’s an all-new storyline written and illustrated by an all-new creative team so hop aboard, eager reader! If you’ve been waiting for the right opportunity to try out a New 52 Batman…

New 52 – Detective Comics #29 review

It’s John Layman’s final issue of Detective Comics and the conclusion of the “Gothtopia” saga. Scarecrow concocted a “Contentment Serum” that made everyone in Gotham so happy it was as if they…

New 52 – Detective Comics #28 review

There comes a time when you have to wonder who operates Arkham Asylum more often: the inmates or the staff? Part 2 of “Gothtopia” begins with a sizeable portion of recap for…

New 52 – Detective Comics #27 review

To celebrate 75 years of Batman, Detective Comics #27 has been super-sized as a giant anniversary issue featuring a collection of short stories by a roster of all-star creators. Here’s what I…