Is Batman Ashamed of Detective Chimp? 9 Pages from Wednesday’s Batman Secret Files #1

Has anyone ever thought of Batman as self-conscious about his image? The guy dresses up like a bat and beats up mentally ill criminals at night, but does he secretly worry what others think of him? Detective Chimp asks the question in this preview of a story by Tom Taylor and Brad Walker from Wednesday’s Batman: Secret Files #1, revealed on

Meanwhile, the DC media partners at the AV Club scored an EX-X-XCLUSIVE interview with Cheryl Lynn Eaton and Elena Casagrande, as well as a 3-page EX-X-XCLUSIVE preview of her story in Secret Files #1. Read the interview there, and see the preview pages below.

And the good boys over at CBR had an EX-X-XCLUSIVE preview of their own, of a story by Tom King and Mikel Janin. Ooh, baby, so EX-X-XCLUSIVE.

Batman Secret Files #1 hits stores on Wednesday.

Batman Secret Files #1
(W) Tom King, Jodie Bellaire, Ram V., Cheryl Lynn Eaton, Tom Taylor (A) Jorge Fornes, Elena Casagrande, Brad Walker (A/CA) Mikel Janin
Delve into Batman’s case histories and discover brand-new stories by some of comics’ most exciting talents. The BATMAN team of Tom King and Mikel Janin provides a framing sequence, setting up our hand-picked teams of creators to take a look at Bat-mysteries past and present. Featuring a bevy of Batman villains, including a look at how the Scarecrow’s fear toxin affects the common man, and a special story written by Tom Taylor with art by Brad Walker that teams the Dark Knight Detective with Detective Chimp.
In Shops: Oct 31, 2018
SRP: $4.99


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Scourge of Rich Johnston, maker of puns, and seeker of the Snyder Cut, Jude Terror, sadly, is not the hero comics needs right now... but he's the one the industry deserves.

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