Detective Comics #876

    Detective Comics » Detective Comics #876 - Hungry City, Pt. 1 of 3 released by DC Comics on June 1, 2011.

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    One bright Tuesday morning, the corpse of a killer whale shows up on the floor of one of Gotham City's foremost banks. The event begins a strange and deadly mystery that will bring Batman face-to-face with the new, terrifying faces of organized crime in Gotham. Be here for part 1 of the brand new 3-part "Hungry City."    


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    It's Been a Longtime, I Shouldn't Have Left You... 0

    Dick's introduced to the new breed of Gotham criminal when he's called in to help analyze a crime scene that's strange even by Gotham's standards.  The Good Really like this issue's cover by JOCK. I'm a big fan of Moby Dick and the biblical tale of Jonah. This cover perfectly alludes to both these tales and just gives off that primal feel. It very much connected to that bit of the universal unconscious in me. I always talk about how Snyder and JOCK's Gotham's a living, breathing beast, ever thre...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

    Godfather used a Horsehead, but a Killer Whale Trumps It! 0

    Scott Snyder does a great job in his issues of setting up a strange occurence that leaves you wondering what in the world it can mean, then shows it to be even stranger than you thought, then twists the knife by making it very sinister!  Spoilers follow... but some you can suss out from the cover...  A dead killer whale is found in an independent bank, and the woman who runs the bank Batman learns is Tony Zucco's ex! Beautiful set-up, and you know Dick is fully invested already. Then he has it c...

    8 out of 10 found this review helpful.

    There's a New Girl In Town... 0

    A new story arc, a new mystery and the appearance of a new character with ties to an old one, all in one issue.The Good How the heck does someone drop off a dead killer whale in the city without anyone knowing? There's definitely a new mystery going on in Gotham. What's great about this is it doesn't seem as if it was done by one of Batman's big villains. The fact that we might be seeing someone new for Dick Grayson is intriguing. Throw in the fact that this was done, you know we're dealing with...

    6 out of 7 found this review helpful.
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