Skip to main content
Cover for Batman


Detective Comics Vol. 4: The Wrath (The New 52)

John Layman, Jason Fabok (Illustrator)


List Price: 24.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (11/25/2014)
Paperback (5/26/2015)
Hardcover (11/25/2014)


The Caped Crusader is challenged by the mystery of the 900 in a special tale celebrating the 900th issue published of Detective Comics! Plus, Batman faces against two new foes: Emperor Penguin and the deadly vigilante known as the Wrath, a dark counterpart to the Dark Knight.

Collects issues Batman: Detective Comics #19-24, Detective Comics Annual #2.

Praise For Batman: Detective Comics Vol. 4: The Wrath (The New 52)

"This is your go-to book."—Entertainment Weekly

"Detective Comics is head-spinningly spectacular from top to bottom."—MTV Geek

"The start to something truly great."—IGN

"A perfect transition into the medium."—Complex Magazine

DC Comics, 9781401246334, 264pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2014

About the Author

Once an editor for Wildstorm, John Layman turned to writing comics full-time in 2002 and mainly wrote for Marvel Comics. However, he is mostly known for his creator-owned titles at Image Comics, such as the graphic novel Puffed and the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning series Chew. He currently writes the monthly adventures of the Dark Knight in DETECTIVE COMICS.