Detective Comics #878

    Detective Comics » Detective Comics #878 - Hungry City, Part Three of Three released by DC Comics on August 1, 2011.

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    Off the coast of Gotham City, with no help for miles, the vicious smuggler and pirate Tiger Shark holds Batman captive on his ship. Can Batman escape in time, or will he become food for Tiger Shark's deadly pets? Plus: The saga of James Jr. continues. Is he a victim of circumstance or vicious killer? You decide. Don't miss the shocking conclusion to "Hungry City."



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    Batman Fights a Killer Whale. What Could Be Better? 0

    Another story arc by Scott Snyder and Jock comes to an end, leaving you just wanting even more as always with this creative team. Dick Grayson solves Sonia Zucco's case, encountering yet another new psychotic criminal looking to do business in Gotham City. And just when he concludes that business, even more serious problems begin to rear their heads. It is a fantastic issue that is only weighed down by the knowledge that this run will be over in a few months.  There is really just something very...

    9 out of 9 found this review helpful.

    Three Feet Deep 0

    Dick comes face to face with the man behind the shakedown of Sonia Branch, Tiger Shark. Dare I say that dear old Dickie Boy's found his personal Joker?  The Good Apparently Dick was captured in between issues by Tiger Shark, normally I hate when things like this happen but Snyder uses it to provide an excellent opening sequence. Snyder's gone on to write the definitive Dick Grayson Batman story during his tenure on Detective. His total mastery of the ins and outs of Dick Grayson's psychology are...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

    To The Bloody End 0

    *SPOILERS WITHIN*  Yet again Scott Snyder crafts another fine Dick Grayson as Batman yarn - tying the story together brilliantly with yet another anecdote told from Dick's time as part of the Flying Graysons. And it pays off, big-time, come the end of this issue. I will try my best not to ruin the ending of the story, but I can not stress enough that if you are the type of person who feels faint at the sight of blood and gore, be warned for the finale has it all packed together in a single, horr...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
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