The The Case of the Chemical Syndicate; Old School; Better Days; Rain; The Sacrifice; Gothtopia, Part 1 of 3: The Perfect Crime; Twenty-Seven wiki last edited by Ovi08 on 11/25/14 11:33AM View full history

Don’t miss a modern-day retelling of The Dark Knight’s origin by the incredible team of writer Brad Meltzer and artist Bryan Hitch! Plus, all-new stories by Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy, Peter J. Tomasi and Guillem March, Paul Dini and Dustin Nguyen, Gregg Hurwitz and Neal Adams, new art by legendary Batman writer/artist Frank Miller and more!

Also in this issue, John Layman and Jason Fabok kick off the new storyline “GOTHTOPIA”! It’s a bright, shiny, happy place where dreams come true...as long as you don’t look at things too closely.

List of covers and their creators:

CoverNameCreator(s)Sidebar Location
RegRegular CoverGreg Capullo1
ComboCombo CoverGreg Capullo2
VarVariant CoverFrank Miller4/8
Var1:25 Variant CoverChris Burnham3
Var1:25 Variant CoverTony S. Daniel5
Var1:50 Variant CoverJim Lee7
Var1:100 Variant CoverJason Fabok6

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4.43 stars 4.43/5 Stars Average score of 7 user reviews

A Very Disappointingly Mixed Bag 0

This review originally went up on my blog here.Less than a year since Detective Comics celebrated its 900th issue with New 52: Detective Comics #19, an anthology issue which brought together several different creators, we have New 52: Detective Comics #27, which celebrates the landmark issue of the original series that first introduced Batman to the world as Bat-Man, the caped crusader and dark knight of Gotham who solved the city’s crime with acts of vigilantism. And again, we have an ant...

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Happy Anniversary Bats! 0

First I want to say that, I wish I got the Jim Lee and Jason Fabok covers!Case of the Chemical Syndicate is a nice homage to the very first Batman tale. The narritive told by certain characters provided a unique insight into the story. Plus, this would have been a better origin story than Year Zero(not that I'm saying that's it was a bad story mind you). Better Days is my absolute favorite. In my opinion, that is a love letter to the series! The Sacrifice is pretty interesting; I've always liked...

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