Batman – Detective Comics, Volume 1: Faces of Death

Batman – Detective Comics, Volume 1: Faces of Death

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As a part of the acclaimed DC Comics—The New 52 event of September 2011, Detective Comics is relaunched for the first time ever with an all-new number #1! Bruce Wayne returns as Batman, and sets his sights on new villain the Gotham Ripper, who in turn has his sights on Batman. Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne explores a budding romance with television journalist Charlotte Rivers, who's visiting Gotham City to cover the gruesome slayings–while also trying to uncover Bruce's own mystery. But time is running out as both Commissioner Gordon and Batman work to uncover the true identity of this new serial killer.

Collecting: Batman – Detective Comics #1-7.

Title:Batman – Detective Comics, Volume 1: Faces of Death
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781401234669
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    Batman – Detective Comics, Volume 1: Faces of Death Reviews

  • Jayson

    (B-) 69% | SatisfactoryNotes: Told in such shallow, bedraggled, ramshackle shorthand that all its shock and bluster brews is apathetic disaffection....

  • Jeff

    The Joker has green hair. Check out the cover. Yeah, I know I’m really stretching the “green” theme, so shaddup!Two and a half stars.Batman has arguably the best rogue’s gallery of villains in...

  • Anne

    I liked this title much better than Batman, Vol. 1: The Court of Owls, but apparently I am one of the few who felt that way. I'm not sure why, though. The art was great and the story flowed really wel...

  • Sam Quixote

    SPOILERSThe book is about as close to cookie-cutter Batman as you can get. It opens with Batman running across the Gotham skyline in pursuit of Joker. Cut to Arkham Asylum and Joker’s in a straitjac...

  • Subham

    I liked the art I guess, thats the only good thing I can say about this book.It starts off with Joker murdering someone and well into Arkham he goes and someone named Dollmaker cuts his face and then ...

  • Lashaan Balasingam

    You can find my review on our blog by clicking here.The New 52 event hit DC Comics like a whirlwind and brought us brand new series and brand new creative teams working on our favorite superheroes lik...

  • Molly??

    The start is what you want from a Batman story. Dark and twisted, with imagery you would find in the horror genre, this is the kind of atmosphere that sets Batman stories apart. Unfortunately, it fall...

  • Steve

    3.5 stars, rounded down. So many storylines left unresolved. Drives me crazy. How about finishing the joker story before starting the penguin story? The artwork is the best part of this volume,and is ...

  • ??????

    I thought about giving a three out of five stars rating for Tony S. Daniel's first volume that is comprised of issues #1-7 for New 52's Detective Comics but quickly changed my mind when I took into ac...

  • Kuroi

    Ahem. There are two kinds of people in the world: the ones who believe Batman is the real personality and the ones that believe Batman is the persona.Ok, the latter camp is something I made up, but it...