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Don’t miss a modern-day retelling of The Dark Knight’s origin by the incredible team of writer Brad Meltzer and artist Bryan Hitch! Plus, all-new stories by Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy, Peter J. Tomasi and Guillem March, Paul Dini and Dustin Nguyen, Gregg Hurwitz and Neal Adams, new art by legendary Batman writer/artist Frank Miller and more!

Also in this issue, John Layman and Jason Fabok kick off the new storyline “GOTHTOPIA”! It’s a bright, shiny, happy place where dreams come true...as long as you don’t look at things too closely.

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CoverNameCreator(s)Sidebar Location
RegRegular CoverGreg Capullo1
ComboCombo CoverGreg Capullo2
VarVariant CoverFrank Miller4/8
Var1:25 Variant CoverChris Burnham3
Var1:25 Variant CoverTony S. Daniel5
Var1:50 Variant CoverJim Lee7
Var1:100 Variant CoverJason Fabok6
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Detective Comics #27 Review 0

The main story was “Gothtopia” written by regular Detective Comics writer John Layman with the artwork also coming from the usual artist Jason Fabok. Now the story itself was very interesting, taking a very different approach to the Batman mythos. It would however be the mystery behind the story that would interest me the most, with it having a “Nineteen Eighty-Four” feel to it. The artwork from Fabok would also as usual be extremely impressive, having a lot of detail to it. The layout along wit...

6 out of 6 found this review helpful.

Detective comics 27, 75 aniversary didnt let me down! 0

Alright the comic was almost as thick as a graphic novel, it contain around 5 stories. Each were great in their own way.The story that really stood out to me was the retold story of the original detective comics 27, its a little different story (I read it on comixology) because well its more modern and less cheesy. throughout that story batman has a 'journal entry' on wich he sayd why hes batman and why he is batman and continuesly goes out. This journal entry was great, and somewhat emotional...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

A Tribute of the Highest Quality 0

2014 marks a pretty momentous occasion, as the 75th anniversary of Batman is finally upon us. DC Comics have decided to appropriately celebrate this milestone with delivering a super-sized issue of the second volume of Detective Comics #27. With numerous talents that were instrumental in shaping stories for the Dark Knight, it really beckons anyone that is curious at this book to gaze at this collaboration. But the entry price of $7.99 may be a bit too much to ask.Is this issue of Detective Comi...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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