The Ballad Of Harvey Bullock And Renee Montoya

In today's Detective Comics #2, we get a meeting of minds with our two favourite detective Harvey Bullock and Renee Montoya, courtesy of Manapul and Buccellato. Such polar opposites, you know they are dying for a buddy cop spinoff on Gotham.

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In the will-they-won't-they stakes however, we have a permanent won't they. So there won't be any heteroerotic tension on this one.

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And if Montoya's status isn't enough to put the icing on that particular doughnut, then Harvey also makes it clear. It's not his number he is giving her.

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So for all those worried that this kind of deal ends up getting ruined with Shipping Bed Death when the couple get together – don't be worried. Not going to happen. So you can continue to enjoy this kind of banter…

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Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics of London, who will be making their first trip to San Diego Comic Con together later this week. But first, they have a signing with Si Spurrier today and an exhibition launch and talk with Mark Buckingham on Saturday…

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About Rich Johnston

Head writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world. Living in London, father of two. Political cartoonist.

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