Detective Comics #871

    Detective Comics » Detective Comics #871 - The Black Mirror, Part 1; Skeleton Cases, Part 1 released by DC Comics on January 1, 2011.

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    Up-and-coming writer Scott Snyder (AMERICAN VAMPIRE) and acclaimed artist Jock (THE LOSERS) make their debut as the new ONGOING creative team of DETECTIVE COMICS! In "The Black Mirror" part 1 of 3, a series of brutal murders pushes Batman's detective skills to the limit and forces him to confront one of Gotham City's oldest evils.

    Plus, in the start of a COMMISSIONER GORDON second feature also written by Scott Snyder, when a figure from the past returns to Gotham, Jim Gordon must face some of his darkest demons. Featuring; Art by Francesco Francavilla (GARRISON).



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    "Bat-Taser" 0

    I'll be the first to admit that ever since Batwoman left Detective comics, I've seriously considered dropping the title.  I was not a fan of the previous arc, but I figured new direction, new interest, Batman Inc., status I'd give the comic another shot.  When I tell you I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of this issue, I mean it.  This new 3-part arc starts off fresh and makes the read incredibly enjoyable.    Scott Snyder delivers an incredible story that is highlighted with Dick Gray...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.

    Shadow of The Bat 0

    Batman returns to his detective roots when Dick investigates a crime which leads him into a web of intrigue and deadly secrets  The Good I'll be the first to admit that I'm a HUGE Batman fan but in the past year I've grown past sick and tired of ol' pointy ears. I mean between Batman & Robin, the main title, The Return of Bruce Wayne, Road Home, Inc., Streets of Gotham, and The Dark Knight he's surpassed Wolverine/Deadpool levels of overexposure. Thankfully, Scott Snyder's grounded detective...

    7 out of 7 found this review helpful.

    Review: Detective Comics #871 0

    Batman and Gordon investigate a rash of bizarre,seemingly-unrelated crimes that have resulted because of ex-GCPD cops selling villains' gimmicks on the black market.  The Good The notion of super-villains weapons getting distributed to private crooks (almost like assault rifles) is a sensible extension of the "escalation" theme that's defined the Bat mythos. The rogue's gallery is dangerous enough, as is. How much more dangerous is it when their toys fall into untrained hands? It's also fun to ...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
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