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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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The Tiger Shark Strikes! 0

This issue of Detective Comics finishes off the "Hungry City" story arc and pits Batman (Dick Grayson) against the infamous Tiger Shark -- a pirate of international waters who has an affinity for rare items and endangered animal skins. While Batman fights against this new and merciless enemy, another dark force waits for him in the shadows. James Gordon is back in town, and what he's been up to may shock and disturb you.Written by Scott Snyder and drawn by Jock, Detective Comics #878 was a well-...

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A dark, gripping story.. 0

Scott Snyder has turned Detective Comics into one of the best DC books and his current storyline has been nothing short of brilliant. And while this is the final issue of the "Hungry City" arc, it really sets the table for what's to come.  Snyder's story picks up with Batman captured by Tiger Shark and precariously dangling over a giant tank filled with a killer whale. This leads to some great insight into Tiger Shark, his intentions, and motivations. Snyder again shows his knack for writing cr...

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