Batman: Detective Comics


Detective Comics #987 Review: Go Outside Batman

Detective Comics #987 Review: Go Outside, Batman

For once, the Caped Crusader listens and brings his new team for their first mission.[caption id="attachment_907691" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #987 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]The Outsiders are finally taking shape again with Detective Comics #987 Like the previous iteration, the team is intended to handle the global threats outside[...]

Batman: Detective Comics #986 Review &#8211 Orphan Steals the Show

Batman: Detective Comics #986 Review – Orphan Steals the Show

Black Lightning is on his way to help too.[caption id="attachment_899850" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #986 cover by Eduardo Pansica, Julio Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]Batman: Detective Comics #986 completes this leg of the new Outsiders story, with Batman, Black Lightning, and Orphan finally taking the fight back to Karma.Much of the comic is Batman fighting[...]

Detective Comics #985 Review: Macabre but Thin

Detective Comics #985 Review: Macabre but Thin

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Batman is digging into his memory in the hopes of determining the identity of Karma, and he stumbles upon an instance in Markovia which may be Karma's origin. Meanwhile, Orphan, Signal, and Batgirl are getting antsy waiting in Bruce's Gotham penthouse under the supervision of Black Lightning. In the heart of the city, […]

Detective Comics #984 Review: Another Great Issue for the Gotham Team

Detective Comics #984 Review: Another Great Issue for the Gotham Team

Batman arrives soon after, but even this trio may be unable to stop this mysterious rogue.[caption id="attachment_881148" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #984 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferrieira, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]Karma gets more-or-less the starring role in Detective Comics #984 We get a brief glimpse of him acquiring his helmet before watching him trounce[...]

Comics for Your Pull Box Week of July 11th 2018: Superman Begins Anew

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of July 11th, 2018: Superman Begins Anew

This one comes courtesy of Christopher Cantwell and Martin Morazzo and Dark Horse's Berger Books imprint.[caption id="attachment_881148" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #984 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferrieira, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]Batman: Detective Comics #984The new partnership between Batman and Black Lightning is threatened by a secret the Dark Knight is keeping from Jefferson[...]

Detective Comics #983 Review &#8211 Come Outside for a Spell

Detective Comics #983 Review – Come Outside for a Spell

There are many dark scenes in the comic, but there are brighter ones to give the comic more personality outside of the dark.Batman: Detective Comics #983 begins to form the new Outsiders team in a very Batman fashion while bringing Black Lightning into the fold Jefferson is represented well, the storytelling is tight and focused,[...]

Detective Comics #982 Review: A Darkly Beautiful One-Off Story

Detective Comics #982 Review: A Darkly Beautiful One-Off Story

The world looks grainy in the details, and Dave Stewart compliments it with a color palette that waivers between the abysmally dark and the sickly.Batman: Detective Comics #982 leaves me less heartbroken over James Tynion IV’s departure from the title While Tynion did incredible things with the Detective Comics title, Michael Moreci crafted something unique[...]

Detective Comics #981 Review: A Satisfying and Heartwarming Final Chapter

Detective Comics #981 Review: A Satisfying and Heartwarming Final Chapter

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Spoiler has hacked into Brother Eye's systems with the help of Orphan. Batman and Batwoman fight against the Omac army controlled by Ulysses and a possessed Red Robin, among whose number is Azrael and Batwing. Can Red Robin be saved? Can Gotham? If so, what does this mean for the Gotham Knights? With […]

Batman Detective Comics #980 Review: Batwoman vs. Red Robin

Batman Detective Comics #980 Review: Batwoman vs. Red Robin

The Bat-Family hopes that they can shut down Tim and Ulysses’ control tower and override the Omac drones destroying Gotham City.[caption id="attachment_843710" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #980 cover by Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez, and Brad Anderson[/caption]The story advances more in this issue of Detective Comics compared to the recent two[...]

Batman: Detective Comics #979 Review: Full Omactivation

Batman: Detective Comics #979 Review: Full Omactivation

Back in the Batcave, Orphan is being attacked too.[caption id="attachment_835674" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #979 cover by Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez, and Brad Anderson[/caption]Batman: Detective Comics #979 unfurls the full attack force of Omac across Gotham, and it is at least a little exciting to see this villain return in such a manner.However, the[...]

Batman Detective Comics #978 Review: A Strong Twist but a Thin Comic

Batman Detective Comics #978 Review: A Strong Twist but a Thin Comic

The question is whether he will arrive at it in time.[caption id="attachment_828185" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #978 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]The big twist of Batman: Detective Comics #978 is the kind that makes the comic work, but it’s status as a twist is debatable It’s been cover-spoiled by Detective[...]

Comics for Your Pull Box April 11th 2018: Domino and Exiles Finally Begin

Comics for Your Pull Box April 11th, 2018: Domino and Exiles Finally Begin!

It's that time of the week again! Let's take a look at what comics are worthy of your pull box this Wednesday of April 11th, 2018. By that, I mean more than just Domino and Exiles, though you can bet they will definitely be included. Brothers Dracul #1 Unholy Grail Creators Cullen Bunn and Mirko Colak reunite under AfterShock, this time bringing us […]

Bleeding Cool Comics Chatter Podcast: March 14th 2018 Releases

Bleeding Cool Comics Chatter Podcast: March 14th, 2018 Releases

I'm actually quite proud of how the two of us managed to stay on topic.The comics we discussed this time were Avengers: No Surrender #684, New Mutants: Dead Souls #1, Batman: Detective Comics #976, Vampironica #1, and Infidel #1.Oddly enough, we also managed to agree on almost every point too We both greatly disliked Avengers, thought New Mutants and Vampironica were solid enough to varying degrees,[...]

Batman Detective Comics #977 Review: Colonizing the Future

Batman Detective Comics #977 Review: Colonizing the Future

Meanwhile, Red Robin returns to Batman to ask for guidance.[caption id="attachment_817567" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #977 cover by Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez, and Romulo Fajardo Jr.[/caption]The rift between Batman’s allies grows in this issue of Detective Comics, exacerbated by the Colony and Ulysses’ activities However, there is a twist in this issue (which has[...]

Detective Comics #976 Review: Another Dark Yet Absorbing Entry

Detective Comics #976 Review: Another Dark Yet Absorbing Entry

Batwoman, Azrael, and Batwing settle into their new roles with the Colony.[caption id="attachment_811037" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #976 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]The Knights Program, which has been the grand experiment behind the plot of James Tynion IV’s Detective Comics run, has fallen apart with Batman unwilling to let Red[...]


Detective Comics #975 Review: Intense Drama and Hard Truths for the Bat Family

Detective Comics #975 Review: Intense Drama and Hard Truths for the Bat Family

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Batman calls together the closest members of his family: Nightwing, Red Hood, Batgirl, Red Robin, and Robin. Their purpose? To decide what can and should be done about Batwoman after the death of Clayface. Meanwhile, Batwoman is left to consider the offer from her father to join the Colony. This is another low-action […]

Comic Book Wins and Losses for the Week of February 14th 2018: Sorcerer Supreme Indeed

Comic Book Wins and Losses for the Week of February 14th 2018: Sorcerer Supreme Indeed

It offers very little outside this fight scene, and the emotional stakes just aren't there enough to justify the violence.[caption id="attachment_795417" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #974 cover by Guillem March and Jason Wright[/caption]Win: Detective Comics #974 Will Make You Feel the FeelsWith the shocking loss at the beginning of the issue, Detective Comics #974 provides pain,[...]

Batman Detective Comics #974 Review [Spoilers]: A Great Story of Grief-Stricken Heroes

Batman Detective Comics #974 Review [Spoilers]: A Great Story of Grief-Stricken Heroes

However, Azrael and Batwing take Batwoman’s side.Later, Spoiler confronts Red Robin on the destructive behavior he is fostering by remaining with Batman.[caption id="attachment_795417" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #974 cover by Guillem March and Jason Wright[/caption]Detective Comics #974 delivers a cathartic aftermath issue to the events of “Fall of the Batmen.” Batman, Orphan, and Red[...]

Detective Comics #972 Review: The True Nature of Clayface

Detective Comics #972 Review: The True Nature of Clayface

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Clayface is on a rampage and battling the Batman in the opening to this issue of Detective Comics. The Dark Knight holds that Basil Karlo is still good, but the situation is worsening. The First Victim and Anarky are still on the loose and wreaking havoc in Gotham City. Red Robin is unsure […]