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#1 Posted by TheManInTheShoe (3998 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm expanding my collection and I have narrowed it down to two books, Batman or Detective Comics.

I can't decide so I'll let CV do it for me.

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#2 Edited by Black_Arrow (7725 posts) - - Show Bio

detective comics

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#3 Edited by Reignmaker (2372 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman. Without question. The next 11 issues will be wonderfully self-contained also, so you won't have to worry about buying extra tie-ins.

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#4 Edited by End_Boss (749 posts) - - Show Bio

Detective Comics has been bad.

Really, really bad.

Abysmal.

Batman.

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#5 Posted by fenixREVOLUTION (921 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman. Snyder gets praise and rightfully so.

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#6 Posted by Binski (681 posts) - - Show Bio

Detective is good but Batman is better

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#7 Edited by End_Boss (749 posts) - - Show Bio
@binski said:

Detective is good

Examine your life choices.

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#8 Posted by tec79 (177 posts) - - Show Bio

I would suggest Detective now that Death of The Family and Requiem tie in issues are out of the way. Snyder's new origin will run for almost a year and if The Court Of Owls or the Joker did not sell you on his run I doubt the next arc will either.

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#9 Edited by The Stegman (35299 posts) - - Show Bio

Detective Comics isn't bad, but Batman blows it outta the water.

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#10 Posted by JakeN7 (15179 posts) - - Show Bio

@end_boss said:
@binski said:

Detective is good

Examine your life choices.

Have you been reading Layman's run? It's pretty good....

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#11 Edited by kilomac29 (327 posts) - - Show Bio

Detective Comics is great since Layman took over, but if you aren't currently reading Batman you have to go Batman.

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#12 Posted by Binski (681 posts) - - Show Bio

@end_boss: ok...yup still like it batman is better but detective is still good sorry

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#13 Posted by End_Boss (749 posts) - - Show Bio
@binski said:

detective is still good sorry

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#14 Posted by Reignmaker (2372 posts) - - Show Bio

I gave Layman a three-issue trial on Detective. He didn't pass. Judging on some of the critical reviews not from CV (where everybody gets 4-5 stars), it's only been a marginal improvement over Tony Daniel.

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#15 Posted by Chronus (1118 posts) - - Show Bio

Definitely Batman.

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#16 Posted by RustyRoy (16025 posts) - - Show Bio

Detective is good but Batman is better.

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#17 Edited by Eternal19 (2178 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman. But honestly if there is any batman book other than Batman that you should be getting its Batman and Robin its the second best batman book

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#18 Posted by KnightRise (4811 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman. With my whole heart, I say Batman.

Also:

Batman. But honestly if there is any batman book other than Batman that you should be getting its Batman and Robin its the second best batman book

This

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#19 Edited by Binski (681 posts) - - Show Bio

Well if you're including all bat titles in the new 52 I'd say batman, batman and robin, batman inc, Detective comics, batman dark knight last but legends of the dark knight has been good but out of continuity...but my opinion means nothing cause I like detective comics :p

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#20 Edited by SmashBrawler (6032 posts) - - Show Bio

Detective Comics. Layman is great.

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#21 Edited by Atomiic (28 posts) - - Show Bio

I hear Detective Comics will continue to be self contained 1 issue stories that will build up to tell a grand story, while Batman seems to have many long story arcs. so depends what you are looking for. Im personally am reading and enjoying both right now.

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#22 Posted by Billy Batson (59590 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd go with Detective.

BB

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#23 Posted by captainsaul (155 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman however you might want to pick up detective later on.

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#24 Posted by TDK_1997 (17197 posts) - - Show Bio

After Layman steppen in,Detective Comics has been great.

Detective Comics.

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#25 Posted by Teerack (10231 posts) - - Show Bio

Detective Comics is awful.

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#26 Edited by broo1232 (1664 posts) - - Show Bio

At the minute I prefer Detective but Batman overall has been better (way better) but at the minute I'd say Detective, overall Batman.

Batman

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#27 Posted by sinestro_GL (3651 posts) - - Show Bio

So has Detective Comics improved? I dropped it ages ago during that Penguin arc.

Mostly due to the corny dialogue:

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...AND of course, it led to the inevitable internet meme for a short while in the comic community:

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#28 Posted by johnkmccubbin91 (3897 posts) - - Show Bio

@rustyroy said:

Detective is good but Batman is better.

I agree wit this