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Detective Comics Vol. 5: Gothtopia (The New 52)

John Layman, Jason Fabok (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (11/25/2014)
Hardcover (11/25/2014)
Hardcover (7/1/2014)


Gotham City is and always has been a crime-free utopia, where the heroes are celebrated through the streets of one of America's best cities. Batman is a universally beloved vigilante clad in white. His sidekick is Selina Kyle, otherwise known as Catbird. Who--or what--has created the Dark Knight's alternate hometown?

This twisted take on Gotham City, written by John Layman (Chew) and illustrated by Jason Fabok (BATMAN: ETERNAL), includes the monumental issue DETECTIVE COMICS #27 that celebrates the 75th anniversary of Batman.

Collects issues #25-29.

Praise For Batman: Detective Comics Vol. 5: Gothtopia (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, 9781401254667, 208pp.

Publication Date: May 26, 2015

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.