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Subj: Re: Detective Comics #999
Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2019 at 03:24:15 am EST (Viewed 364 times)
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Comments? Anticipation to 1000?


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    Batman Pulls a Fight Club in Tomorrow’s Detective Comics #999 appeared first on Bleeding Cool News And Rumors.

    Detective Comics #999
    (W) Peter J. Tomasi (A/CA) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza
    The truth behind the gauntlet Batman has been forced to run-a violent odyssey that endangered the lives of everyone who made him who he is-is revealed at last…and the mastermind working to unmake the Batman must be seen to be believed! Is there a goal here beyond destruction? Will Batman emerge stronger…or with a mortal wound at the exact moment that his most dangerous challenge yet is on the horizon in next month’s DETECTIVE COMICS #1000?
    RATED T
    In Shops: Feb 27, 2019
    SRP: $3.99



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It reminds me that Neil Gaiman & Kurt Busiek once imagined together a similar plot, a long time ago, while they were going to a convention.

The idea never became a story but Neil Gaiman recycled a part of it when he wrote "Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?" (in an alternate reality, the Joker was actually Alfred, an actor who impersonated the Joker because Batman needed an archenemy) and also when he wrote "A Black & White World" (in another alternate reality, both the Joker & Batman are actuallly actors and their adventures are a staged affair).