Detective Comics #33 – Review

Weekly Comic Book Review

By: Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato (storytellers)

The Story: Annie Aguila discovers what’s brought the Kings of the Sun to Gotham.

The Review: Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato have been crafting a tonally fascinating but somewhat scattered run on Detective Comics. There’s a lot going on in this series right now, but it’s felt more like a number of little stories than a cohesive statement. With some luck, we’ll look back on this issue as the place where that started to change.

While this is actually not a big issue for plot progression, it is an issue full of dramatic shifts that are sure to play out in next month’s conclusion and possibly beyond. Interestingly enough, a number of these shifts don’t involve Batman, who remains something of a static character here. Instead, Manapul’s stated interest in Harvey Bullock continues to be one of the greatest draws of the…

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