World Comic Book Review

5th December 2023

Detective Comics #935 (review)

Detective Comics #935 (review)
(DC Comics, August 2016)
Writer: James Tynion IV

This story follows the classic bridge format of serialised superhero comic books: a pillar of action at both ends, supporting a broad span of melodrama. It stars DC Comics’ major character property, Batman, and over half-a-dozen ancillary characters: Red Robin, Spoiler, Orphan, Azrael, Batwoman and her father Colonel Kane, a young Clayface, and Batman’s loyal butler Alfred Pennyworth. Missing are the other significant associates: Nightwing, Robin, Red Hood, Man-Bat, and Batgirl, no doubt caught up in their own or other titles.

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