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John Layman And Jason Fabok Set To Take Over ‘Detective Comics’ In October

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After a year under writer-artist Tony Daniel, DC's flagship title is heading for a creative shake-up in October. As announced over at the DC Comics blog today, Detective Comics #13 will mark the first issue of new writer John Layman and artist Jason Fabok, kicking off a story that looks at "the symbiotic relationship a master criminal must have with Gotham in order to survive, to the lowly, often faceless criminal underling hoping to rise up the ranks."Layman is probably best known in comics as the writer of Chew for image (as well

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Bizarro Back Issues: The Joker Commits Moon Crimes in ‘Public Luna-Tic Number One’ (1969)

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Saying that the Joker has done a lot of weird stuff in his time is putting it pretty mildly. From trying to patent poisoned fish to serving as Iranian ambassador to the United Nations, the dude has been up to some pretty strange stuff. But never, in a 70-ye

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Digital ComicsAlliance: ‘City of Crime’ Brings the Horror Back to Batman

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Batmanology is usually the domain of Lord Christopher J. Sims, but hopefully he won't mind if I step on his toes a little. This week, the 12-part Batman storyline City of Crime was released digitally (in the individual issues of Detective Comics 800-808 and

‘Batman: Night of the Owls’ to be the New 52′s First Major Crossover Event

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If you were hoping that with a clean slate of continuity and a publishing initiative as aggressive as The New 52 -- designed, ostensibly, to bring new readers to DC Comics -- would come a reduction of old inconveniences like multi-title event storylines and $3

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DC All Access: Batman Panel [NYCC 2011]

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DC Comics kicked off its panel presence at New York Comic Con this year with an "all access" look at its stable of Batman titles. Panelists on hand included editors Mike Marts and Bobbie Chase, plus creators Scott Snyder (Batman), Greg Capullo (Batman), Tony Daniel (Detective Comics), David Finch (Batman: The Dark Knight), Peter J. Tomasi (Batman and Robin), Kyle Hi

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Digital ComicsAlliance: ‘Thor,’ ‘Detective Comics,’ and ‘The Complete Essex County’

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Welcome to Digital ComicsAlliance, your headquarters for digital comics news and recommendations. We've got only the best for you this week: a bloody Thor comic by Matt Fraction, a Detective Comics mystery by Scott Snyder, and the relationship-driven drama of Jeff Lemire's Essex County.

1. Name: Thor: Ages of Thunder - Reign of

ComicsAlliance Reviews Every Comic in DC’s ‘New 52′: Week 1

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The first major wave of new #1 DC Comics finally hit stores this week, following last week's solo debut of Justice League. The biggest question for most fans facing racks and racks of new books is simple: Which ones should I try? The ComicsAlliance staf

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War Rocket Ajax #12: Scott Snyder on ‘Detective Comics’ and the Batman Relaunch [Podcast]

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This week, ComicsAlliance's official podcast is proud to welcome one of our favorites to the show when Scott Snyder drops by to talk about his recently completed run on Detective Comics and take a look to the future -- including revealing his plans for Batman and what has changed for the character after the DC reboot! And you can listen to the whole show right here at ComicsAlliance!War Rocket Ajax v.2, #12: Beer Anxiety with Scott Snyder
(WARNING: Contain

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Don’t Ask! Just Buy It! – August 10, 2011: Island Life

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Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.

KEY:
* Flashbacks
^ Dissolves
% Fades
¢ Cuts

^ % ¢ AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #667
Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos

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Batman Relaunch: New #1s for ‘Batgirl,’ ‘Batman,’ ‘Detective, ‘Catwoman,’ ‘Birds of Prey’ [UPDATED]

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Bruce Wayne will be the only man in the Batman mask following the September relaunch of all DC Comics' superhero titles. Batman & Robin and Batman: The Dark Knight will begin again with new #1 issues, as will Batman for the first time since 1940 and Detective Comics for the first time since 1937. Damian Wayne will return as Robin but will be teamed up with his father, Bruce Wayne. What will become of Dick Grayson, Tim

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