This week sees the release of a book we’ve been anxiously awaiting: Detective Comics #13! What about this particular book gets our antennae twitching? John Layman, creator and writer of Cosmic Comix favorite Chew, takes over the writing duties! Of course, Chew involves one of the most incredible crime solvers in comics history, so it’s perfectly fitting that he take on the World’s Greatest Detective!
“Obviously, this is a happily surreal and exciting turn-of-events for my career,” Layman said recently. “Not only is this my first work within the DC Universe, but I get to work on one of DC’s undisputedly coolest and highest-profile characters. I’m going to take a look at the role of criminal organizations within Gotham City, hopefully from a perspective that does not get considered very often (if at all). From the symbiotic relationship a master criminal must have with Gotham in order to survive, to the lowly, often faceless criminal underling hoping to rise up the ranks. All that, plus Batman’s gonna play with a bunch of crazy new toys and kick all kinds of butt.”
DETECTIVE COMICS #13
Written by John Layman
Art by Jason Fabok
All kneel before Emperor Penguin! There’s a hit out on Bruce Wayne! This new story from writer John Layman (Chew) gueststars Nightwing!
DC Comics’ Detective Comics #13 comes out this Wednesday!