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Batman: Dear Detective #1

Writer: Lee Bermejo Artist: Lee Bermejo Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: September 7, 2022 Cover Price: $7.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 7
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BERMEJO AND BATMAN: AN ICON DRAWS AN ICON. What happens when a comics art powerhouse meets one of the greatest, most exciting heroes of all time? One part prestige art book, one part compelling noir tale, this one-of-a-kind edition collects some of Lee Bermejo's most jaw-dropping Batman covers woven together to tell a story that strikes right at the heart of the Dark Knight's never-ending crusade.

  • 10
    Flickering Myth - Ricky Church Sep 10, 2022

    Batman: Dear Detective is for any fan of the comic book medium as it relies on the art telling the story with some incredibly detailed and beautiful images from Lee Bermejo. This whole book is a reason why he's regarded as one of the best artists in the industry and someone to pay attention to when he's announced on a Batmanproject. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Sep 6, 2022

    This issue is primarily a showcase of the art of Lee Bermejo and every page of art is brilliantly designed and filled with bold, beautiful detail. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Sep 7, 2022

    Batman: Dear Detective is going to be a divisive comic book because it's neither a true comic book nor an art book, exactly, but tries to land somewhere between the two concepts. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Sep 6, 2022

    Dear Detective is a fun way to repurpose and collect Bermejo images in a prestige format for his fans. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Batman-News - Cam Lipham Sep 6, 2022

    This is a great showcase of cover art tied together in an interesting way. If you like Lee Bermejo, this is for you. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Dark Knight News - Steven Lee Sharpe Sep 7, 2022

    Why does Bermejo seem to fit the Batman universe so well? He certainly seems to get the best out of darkness in his images. Also, his realistic style suits a character without superpowers dressed in a uniform slugging it out with grotesque versions of psychopathy – a fact he clearly understands in the way he's written the letter in Dear Detective. Either way we should all be happy that he's made a home for himself here. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Sep 6, 2022

    The ending is clever, a message about just who Batman's ultimate villain is. But while it's an interesting experiment, it never quite sells me as a comic. Read Full Review

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