Detective Comics #967

Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 25, 2017 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 21 User Reviews: 33
8.7Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

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"A LONELY PLACE OF LIVING" part three! It's a race to save the future of Tim and his team as Red Robin tries to escape his prison outside of time and find his way back to Earth.
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  • 10
    Newsarama - David Pepose Oct 26, 2017

    If you miss out on Detective Comics #967, you're missing out on the best Big Two book of the week. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Dark Knight News - Steve J Ray Oct 27, 2017

    This story has me totally hooked. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Oct 25, 2017

    This is a run, dont walk or bother putting it to the bottom of the pile. Detective Comics was starting to slide, but this arc highlighted by this issue puts the title right back to the top of best in class for DC. Read Full Review

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Shean Mohammed Oct 26, 2017

    Buy this book now, as the creative team behind it are firing on all cylinders, and I cannot see them letting up anytime soon. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Kabooooom - Matt Morrison Oct 26, 2017

    Paired with the artwork of Alvaro Martinez and Raul Fernandez, this is a must-read for all fans of The Gotham Knights. And yes, that is officially the new team name for the group operating out of The Belfry. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    On Comics Ground - Luis Cruz Oct 25, 2017

    What an emotional roller-coater! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Corps - Justin Swenson Oct 25, 2017

    The ReviewI am overjoyed with how the return of Tim Drake is coming along and I really like how we got him back in a very direct way. There was no lollygagging around for 10 issues before we got him. Over the past three issues we dived straight back into the world of Tim Drake and I wouldnt have it any other way and no better writer to give it to us than James Tynion IV. He is one heck of a writer. The narration of his work and the character dialogue fits so well together and is perfectly believable. The art is incredible as well. Martinez draws a killer book and the colors are perfect. The whole issue is filled with dark tones and shadows as expected from Detective Comics. But there are a few warm colored panels stuck in here and there when Tim is reuniting with his team. I love that because it lets us know that yeah Tim is back, and this is good, but were not out of the woods yet. Pick up this issue, it is excellent and definitely one I want in my collection. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Hussein Wasiti Oct 25, 2017

    In a claim I'm not afraid to make, this is the best issue of the series. When Tynion is good, he's really good, and everything shines here, from the dialogue, to the humour, to the art, despite some inking and colouring inconsistencies I found troublesome. Tynion is building up to something special, so get on board. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    We The Nerdy - Aron Pohara Oct 26, 2017

    Detective Comics has been a smashing success since the beginning of Rebirth, and this arc adds to the Rebirth lore quite a bit; especially since the reveal of Conner last issue which could mean a return of the fan favorite character. Anybody that is a fan of all of the cast should keep an eye on these pages for further developments! Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Comic Book Revolution - Kevin Lainez Oct 28, 2017

    Detective Comics #967 nailed the chaotic situation this future version of Tim Drake as Batman has created by coming to the present. His interaction with the Batman Family highlighted how fascinating the character is. At the same time, it shined a spotlight on what the actual future Tim and the Batman Family will be if they all make it out of this story together. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - Andrew Wheeler Oct 25, 2017

    Detective Comics #967 is a must read book that brings the entire family together to face the dangerous future Tim Drake. This issue is filled with emotion and action that does not disappoint and leaves you with a cliffhanger that gives you so much excitement for the next issue. You can tell right away that this story will be revisited by fans for many years. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    IGN - Blair Marnell Oct 26, 2017

    This issue finally brings Tim Drake back into the orbit of his extended Bat-family, and that's just a joy to watch. It still doesn't make much sense to tie that into the ridiculous Mr. Oz storyline, but Tim's return makes the team feel more complete. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Batman-News - Brandon Mulholand Oct 26, 2017

    I seriously wish I could give this issue more of a standing ovation, because it has some truly great moments. But alongside those come two major headscratchers that I simply couldn't overlook. But aside from those, it's a super solid issue. Absolutely amazing art, gut-wrenchingly emotional scenes, and wonderfully portrayed characters. The good stuff was so good that I still feel confident in recommending this…even with the questionable moments included. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Multiversity Comics - Alexander Jones Oct 26, 2017

    "Detective Comics" #967 continues to evoke an emotional high for the series other comics can only dream of. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Comic Crusaders - Rob Ferreri Oct 31, 2017

    As long as this creative team stays in place it will be no mystery as to whether to add this book to your pull lists. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Nov 6, 2017

    As for the team's attempts to stop a more-seasoned and ruthless future-Tim, it looks like that's going to be complicated, especially considering he has control of Brother Eye. Worth a look. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Batman Universe - Ian Miller Oct 25, 2017

    Tynion continues his dark but joyful return of Tim Drake, highlighting the choice he will have to make next issue between dark and light. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Oct 28, 2017

    Tim Drake's return is everything we could have hoped it would be and more! Lovely and awesome writing, with the usually stellar art. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    GWW - Deron Generally Oct 24, 2017

    A good story that is building to something interesting. Great art and a compelling narrative. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Comic Book Bin - Paul Mason Nov 3, 2017

    Tim, in order to protect her from his future self, locks Kate up on the Batcave. Just as older future Tim meets Alfred. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weird Science - Jim Werner Oct 25, 2017

    Tim Drake is back in town and while we've all been waiting for him to become reunited with his family and friends, it fell a bit flat.  The art was good, but in the end, this issue felt like filler and that's a real shame. Read Full Review

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