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Detective Comics #512

Detective Comics #512

B-list villain Dr. Death holds Gotham – including Batman and Robin – hostage with a deadly allergen. A surprisingly weak 45th-anniversary outing for DC’s flagship Detective Comics. Creative talent includes Gerry Conway, Gene Colan, Klaus Janson and others. [More]

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Detective Comics #500

Detective Comics #500

“To Kill a Legend,” a gem of a story from Alan Brennert and Dick Giordano, anchors this above-average “anniversary” collection, which also features work from Len Wein, Mike W. Barr, Joe Kubert, Jim Aparo, Walter Simonson and many more. [More]

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Detective Comics #467

Detective Comics #467

After breaking up a criminal conspiracy on a Gotham subway, Batman recounts the caper for a mystery breakfast guest. The lead story by Bob Rozakis and John Calnan isn’t bad, but it’s not nearly as pretty as the backup feature drawn by the legendary Detective art team of Marshall Rogers and Terry Austin [More]

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Detective Comics #493

Detective Comics #493

DC Dollar Comics usually have some saving grace. But not even Don Newton Batman art (or the Jim Aparo cover, seen here) can make this collection of pedestrian stories a winner. [More]

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Detective Comics #457

Detective Comics #457

On the anniversary of his parents’ murder, Batman visits Crime Alley — and the kind woman who comforted the orphaned Bruce Wayne. A strong if simple story from legendary Batwriter Denny O’Neil, with gorgeous art from Dick Giordano. [More]

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