Articles tagged detective comics

‘All Star Western’ Is at Home, Back East

In a longstanding tradition of using company-wide shakeups to offer a new and engaging visions of Jonah Hex, All Star Western offers perhaps the sincerest reboot of the entire New 52 run.

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Revisiting the Rabbit Hole in ‘Batman #1’

Rather than jettisoning the structured themes from his earlier explorations of Gotham City, Scott Snyder decorates Batman #1 with these themes to great affect. But is this really the truly excellent #1 we've been craving?

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And… Action! It’s ‘Deathstroke #1’

In Deathstroke #1 writer Kyle Higgins' use of easily-recognizable action movie tropes is the farthest thing from derivative. Instead, it is a user-friendly shorthand for new readers to the little-known DC character.

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Batwoman Rises Above the Convolution and Confusion

After months and months and months of delays, Batwoman #1 is finally released. But can the book live up to the character’s previous run in Detective Comics volume one? Or will it be dragged into a needless reboot as part of the New 52.

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Tony Daniel Gets Gory and Underwhelming in the Relaunch of Detective Comics

With clunky dialogue and plodding narrative, Detective Comics makes for a poor #1 and an even poorer reboot issue.

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Detective Comics 881: The Death of a 74-Year-Old Legend

Why would DC end the run of its flagship title after 74 years, with the last year being arguably among its most historic?

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Comics: It’s Such a Big Small World

One of the key differences between Stumptown and Comic-Con is that the bigger gathering is the fans' party, while the smaller event is the creators' shindig.

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Fave Five: Alpine

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"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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