Batman: The Detective #2

Writer: Tom Taylor Artist: Andy Kubert Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: May 12, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 12 User Reviews: 57
9.0Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

The bestselling team of writer Tom Taylor and artist Andy Kubert continue their epic Batman adventure!
Batman’s European adventure continues as the mystery around the organization known as Equilibrium deepens! Just who are these enigmatic villains, and why are they out to erase the Dark Knight’s legacy? And how does Henri Ducard play into all this-can this face from Bruce Wayne’s past be the key to it all?

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Kendra Hale May 26, 2021

    Give this series a chance, as it has so many delightful and interesting paths that it weaves in and out of. Read Full Review

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford May 11, 2021

    When all is said and done, Batman The Detective #2 builds its story in some great ways. It delivers a wonderful balance of fun, theatrics, and action. Between the rediculously good quality of this book and how personal the plot continues to be for our hero, I find this book moving up in the list of my current favorites. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Dark Knight News - Steve J Ray May 11, 2021

    In the space of two issues we've traveled through the UK, and into France. Where will this road-trip take us next? Book me a ticket, as this could be the only international journey any of us could be taking this year. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles May 11, 2021

    It'll be interested in seeing how this all comes together as Taylor and Kubert are unraveling a big mystery that is smartly and skillfully coming together. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    The Comicbook Dispatch - Dispatchdcu May 11, 2021

    Additionally, his technique is outstanding. From flashbacks that blur into the present to graphic gunshot wounds, Kubert strategically places his illustrations in such a way that ushers the reader through the story with ease. Before you know it, the issue is done due to his style that feels almost like a movie causing your eyes to blaze through the narrative. I recommend a thorough reread to catch all the extra details hidden in the background of the panel or scene. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield May 11, 2021

    It's more intimate, less epic than Taylor's usual stand-alone miniseries, but just as compelling so far. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    BGCP - Benjamin Milne May 12, 2021

    A fantastic blend of noir-like darkness and Ripperesque reconnaissance, this issue understands what it means to be Batman, The Detective.  Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Timala Elliott May 11, 2021

    Detailed drawings and bold, dark, color filled palates encompass this issue. The action scenes are very well done and interesting. I found myself completely engaged in the world of the story. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Batman-News - Brian Warshaw May 12, 2021

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  • 8.5
    AIPT - David Brooke May 11, 2021

    Batman: The Detective continues to be a masterclass in visual storytelling. The opening Big Ben interrogation is proof of that. There's also an interesting mystery afoot with story seeds being planted that you can already tell will pay off later. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Chase Magnett May 12, 2021

    In an issue filled with interesting locales and travel companions, The Detective #2 promises readers that there is plenty to be discovered in this thrilling new conspiracy caper. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Weird Science - Gabe Hernandez May 11, 2021

    Batman: The Detective #2 is a gorgeous book with unique characters and an original setup but it lacks emotional weight or a sense of stakes. When you add in a nonsensical plot contrivance, this second issue feels disconnected and gives you nothing to care about. The score will be higher than you might expect based purely on the strength of the art. Read Full Review

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