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DC's flagship title is relaunched for the first time ever, with new Batman adventures from acclaimed writer/ artist Tony S. Daniel! A killer called The Gotham Ripper is on the loose on Batman's home turf – leading The Dark Knight on a deadly game of cat and mouse.

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RegRegular CoverTony S. Daniel1
5th5th PrintingTony S. Daniel2
6th6th PrintingTony S. Daniel3
RIRetailer RRP VariantTony S. Daniel4
5th5th Digital PrintingTony S. Daniel5
4th4th PrintingTony S. Daniel6
3rd3rd PrintingTony S. Daniel7
2nd2nd PrintingTony S. Daniel8
DigitalDigital Edition CoverTony S. Daniel9
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I am Gotham! GOTHAAAAAAAM. Sorry, Judge Dredd Movie Reference. 0

The controversial relaunch of Detective Comics by artist Tony Daniel has arrived, featuring a cat and mouse chase between Batman and Joker that would make for a fairly fun and exciting issue if not for Daniel burying it all under weak characterization and some pretty bad dialogue.  For the record, I am someone who doesn't believe DC should have relaunched this and Action Comics with new number ones. But I don't really care that they did either.  It was never something I felt strongly about one w...

6 out of 6 found this review helpful.

The legacy is dead with Tec Vol. 2 #1 0

From all the 52 this once I won't forgive.  Renumbering your namesake is really not caring about legacy and it is like a man changing his last name because his father's last name won't attract younger girls.  Yeah I said it.  This stunt of the 52 was to attract "new readers" or what I am calling younger girls.  Okay it is out of my system, time for the review.  First off Congrats to Tony S. Daniel's, one for finally getting to write Bruce and secondly being the second person to pen Detective Com...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

Time to do some Detective Work 0

So, here’s the new Batman for the New 52.   I’m not going to harp on this because I already ranted in my Action Comics #1 review, but if this is going to take 5 years in the past and it’s meant for new readers – they should say that!   Anyway, DC and AC seem to be five years in the past while Superman and Batman are in the present.   Like Action Comics #1, this issue appears to take place slightly before Justice League #1. So, since this takes place in the pre-super hero past, Batman is consid...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
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