Batman Detective Comics : Faces of Death Volume 1, Paperback Book

Batman Detective Comics : Faces of Death Volume 1 Paperback

3 out of 5 (2 ratings)


*A New York Times Bestseller! 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!

With the first seven, hard-hitting issues from acclaimed writer/artist Tony S.

Daniel, Bruce Wayne returns as Batman - and sets his sights on the Gotham Ripper, who in turn has his sights on Batman.

Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne explores a budding romance with TV journalist Charlotte Rivers, who's visiting Gotham City to cover the gruesome slayings.

But time is running out as Commissioner Gordon and Batman work to uncover the secret of the dread Dollmaker!


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: DC Comics
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Superheroes
  • ISBN: 9781401234676



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The book starts out strong with the now infamous story of Joker's detached face, but loses its way with a rambling and convoluted Penguin story at the end. Without that, I'd have rated it much higher.

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I've read all the Batman books that dealt with the Joker storyline but this one was fiendishly left out of the big Joker "Death in a Family" volume. So I knew I had to go back one day and read just exactly how and under what circumstances the J. had his face removed. The whole Joker story is good and we keep meeting new psycho people who will end up patients at Arkham. When the Joker flees, the Batman has his hands full pretty quickly as he and his girlfriend attend a gala aboard Cobblepot's floating iceberg casino. With the Penguin up to no good, what else is new, he's got a crew of all-new super villains joining him and has a double-cross or thee to maybe make-up some time.

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