Detective Comics #30

    Detective Comics » Detective Comics #30 - Icarus, Part One released by DC Comics on June 2014.

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    Icarus, Part One last edited by Hyjurocket on 07/30/23 06:09PM View full history

    A bold new direction for DETECTIVE COMICS as THE FLASH creative team of Francis Manapul and Brian Buccelato take over the creative reins! Batman finds himself knee-deep in a new mystery involving a deadly new narcotic that has hit the streets of Gotham City.

    A Penguin Alfred E. Neuman appears on the variant

    List of covers and their creators:

    CoverNameCreator(s)Sidebar Location
    RegRegular CoverFrancis Manapul1
    ComboCombo CoverFrancis Manapul3
    RI1:25 Retailer Incentive MAD Variant CoverHermann Mejia2


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    Gotham has a new creative team. And it's glorious! 0

    The GoodWell, firstly can I give some love to my canadian brother Francis Manapul! Goodness! What glorious artwork! I loved so much the panel layouts in the Flash and now that passes on to a great Batman book. I love the panels as Batman swings through Gotham.The story is great. I feel like it is a perfect story for Detective Comics. I like that it picks up the ties from the Zero Year Flash issue. It ties in nicely and I totally could get behind a thing like this happening in Gotham.The colors a...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

    Detective Comics #30: A thrilling, engaging and thoroughly entertaining debut issue. 0

    After a fantastic two-year run on The Flash, the critically acclaimed team of Francis Manapul and Brian Buccalleto have switched from the Scarlett Speedster to the Caped Crusader with a dynamic, intriguing and thoroughly entertaining opening issue. The move from Central City to Gotham isn’t as startling as you might expect, and the duo set the feel of the story right from the opening panels.Part one of the Icarus storyline is mostly set-up, introducing characters, ideas and locations, but ...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

    One of the best modern age stories!!! 0

    This has to be one of the best modern age comics I have read in a long time!!! If your a older comic collector or know your comics you know that the modern age has took a step back or two. The stories are not as interesting and it seems like they will put anything out these days. This is the exception Batman Detective Comics 30. This is an amazing story with amazing art and it keeps you tuned in till the end!!! It shows so many new sides to Bruce Wayne and Batman you may not have seen in past i...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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