Detective Comics Vol. 1: Faces of Death (The New 52)
Publication Date: June 12, 2012
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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.
This volume collects issues 1-7 of Detective Comics, part of the DC Comics—The New 52 event.
Tony S. Daniel decided to be a comics artist in the eighth grade, and he hasn't looked back since. After making his professional debut in 1993 on Comico's The Elementals, he has contributed to Marvel's X-Force and Image's Spawn: Bloodfeud as well as writing and illustrating his own titles Silke, The Tenth and F5, which led him into work in Hollywood. After being lured back into comics to work with writer Geoff Johns on Teen Titans, Daniel went on to draw The Flash before landing his dream job pencilling Batman. The Batcave is, he reports, surprisingly cozy.
“This is your go-to book.”—Entertainment Weekly
“Detective Comics is head-spinningly spectacular from top to bottom.”—MTV Geek
“An exciting take on Bats and Joker as they play cat and mouse through the streets of Gotham City, and a haunting last page that is extremely killer. That alone will have most readers coming back next month.”—USA Today