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EXCL. PREVIEW: Batman Returns to His Roots in Detective Comics #988

The Caped Crusader returns to his detective roots in our preview of this week's Detective Comics #988.

Writer James Robinson begins his guest-run on the title, and he's joined by artist Stephen Segovia for a story that sees the Dark Knight investigating what appears to be an ordinary murder. However, as it turns out, no crime in Gotham City is ever truly ordinary, and Batman's wish to get his mind off of his personal life may end up being more than he bargained for.

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Check out the issue’s solicitation text and CBR’s exclusive preview below:

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DETECTIVE COMICS #988

  • JAMES ROBINSON (W) • STEPHEN SEGOVIA (A)
  • Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA & IVAN PLASCENCIA
  • Variant Cover by MARK BROOKS
  • Kicking off an arc guest-written by James Robinson (writer of the Batman classics “Blades” and “Face the Face”) with art by rising star Stephen Segovia! It looks like the kind of murder case too ordinary to draw the attention of Batman...but once the World’s Greatest Detective gets involved, the identity of the victim completely unravels—and leads to a conspiracy among some of the Dark Knight’s strangest foes!
  • 32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

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