Detective Comics #994, #995 and #996 Go to Second Printings

In the run-up to Detective Comics #1000, issues #994, 995 and 996 of the series are set to return in new printings. They will reprint the comics by Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke and Jaime Mendoza with recoloured versions of the original cover by Mahnke, and all in stores for February 13th.

Here’s a look at the second printing solicits and the original covers…

DETECTIVE COMICS #994 2ND PTG
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A/CA) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza
Batman’s strangest case begins as the new creative team of writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Doug Mahnke take over DETECTIVE COMICS!
Commissioner Gordon calls in the Dark Knight Detective when there’s a murder at the Gotham City Aquarium-staged to look exactly like Thomas and Martha Wayne’s crime scene, right down to the Playbill and pearls. How does this bizarre homicide tie into the shadowy monster that attacks Dr. Leslie Thompkins? This creature looks to wage a war on Batman-and it’s using Joker Gas to do it! In Shops: Feb 13, 2019 Final Orders Due: Jan 21, 2019 SRP: $3.99

DETECTIVE COMICS #995 2ND PTG
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A/CA) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza
Alfred Pennyworth…attacked at the Wayne mansion! Who’s hunting those closest to Batman? The monstrous shadow creature plaguing Gotham City gains the upper hand when two of the Dark Knight’s most ardent allies fall prey to the violent vendetta. Will those tragedies send Batman over the edge? Good thing he’s on his way to Arkham Asylum-but will he investigate a murder, or get incarcerated in a padded cell? In Shops: Feb 13, 2019 Final Orders Due: Jan 21, 2019 SRP: $3.99

DETECTIVE COMICS #996 2ND PTG
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Jaime Mendoza (A/CA) Doug Mahnke
In the catacombs under Paris, Henri Ducard is not going to sit and wait for the death that’s coming for everyone who helped to train Batman…he’s going to wrestle it to the ground and put a bullet between its eyes! Good plan-but what if it just gets right back up? Can even Batman save him then? In Shops: Feb 13, 2019 Final Orders Due: Jan 21, 2019 SRP: $3.99

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Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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