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  • Issue #5
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 5

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    Cover art by Creig Flessel. "Undercover in Grade School," script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster; In order to help out Slam Bradleys sixth grade teacher, Shorty has to go undercover as a student. "The Path of Thorns" starring Buck Marshall, script and art by Homer Fleming; a detective story. "The Claws of the Red Dragon" (Part 5) starring Bruce Nelson, script by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, art by Tom Hickey; Bruce finds Sigrid in a house full of Chinese gangsters but she won't leave until they find her father. "Winged Death" text story, script by Fredric Wells, art by Creig Flessel. "The Elm Park Mystery, script and art by Russell Cole (Alger); a detective story. "The Balinoff Case: Part 5" starring Spy, script by Jerry Siegel, art by Joe Shuster; Bart finally confesses to Sally why he tried to break off their relationship; After she helps him capture Olga Balinoff, she applies for a job with the same agency Bart works for. "The Dope Torpedo" starring Cosmo, the Phantom of Disguise, art by Sven Elven. "Mystery of the Wholesale Kidnappings: Part 1," script and art by Will Ely (as Will Georgi); introduction of Larry Steele and his father, Mr. Steele. "A Most Fishy Robbery" starring Speed Saunders, script and art by Creig Flessel. One-page Silly Sleuths story by Fred Schwab. 64 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5A
    Detective Comics (2011 2nd Series) 5A

    Cover by Tony S. Daniel (W) Tony S. Daniel (A) Tony S. Daniel, Sandu Florea There's been a seriers of assassinations in the criminal underworld - and The Penguin is among Batman's first suspects! But when seemingly ordinary women become part of the killings, Batman discovers a common denominator that leads him on the trail of a vicious killer who is spiraling down a path of destruction. Bruce Wayne's girlfriend, investigative reporter Charlotte Rivers, ends up on the killer's hit list. And with her missing, can Batman uncover the layers of lies and deception within the underworld in time to save her? Plus: The backup tale "Russian Roulette" written by Tony S. Daniel, with art by Szymon Kudranski. Cover price $2.99.

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    $2 Detective Comics 2012 #5 Fine/Very Fine
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  • Issue #5B
    Detective Comics (2011 2nd Series) 5B

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    Limited 1 for 25 Variant Cover by Tony S. Daniel (W) Tony S. Daniel (A) Tony S. Daniel, Sandu Florea There's been a seriers of assassinations in the criminal underworld - and The Penguin is among Batman's first suspects! But when seemingly ordinary women become part of the killings, Batman discovers a common denominator that leads him on the trail of a vicious killer who is spiraling down a path of destruction. Bruce Wayne's girlfriend, investigative reporter Charlotte Rivers, ends up on the killer's hit list. And with her missing, can Batman uncover the layers of lies and deception within the underworld in time to save her? Plus: The backup tale "Russian Roulette" written by Tony S. Daniel, with art by Szymon Kudranski. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #5
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) Annual 5
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    • Paper: White
    • Slab: Standard, no notable issues
    • Label #4068684016

    ECLIPSO: THE DARKNESS WITHIN Annual Crossover Event continues. The Ventriloquist helps the Joker escape from Arkham Asylum, inspiring rage in the heart of Commissioner Gordon...rage that triggers the madness within him and releases an Eclipso. Written by Alan Grant and John Wagner, with art by Tom Mandrake and Rick Magyar. Cover by Sam Kieth. 68 pages. Cover price $2.50.

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    $3 DETECTIVE COMICS - BATMAN { DC Comics - June 1992} Eclipso - Annual ##5
    $4 Detective Comics Annual #5 VF 8.0 DC Comics Batman 1992 Eclipso, Joker app.
    $4 DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL 5 1992 2018 VERY FINE
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  • Issue #5-1ST
    Batman Detective Comics HC (2019-2021 DC) By Peter J. Tomasi 5-1ST


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    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "The Joker War!" Collects Detective Comics (2016 3rd Series) #1,020-1,026, a story from Detective Comics #1,027, Batman: Pennyworth R.I.P. (2020 DC), and Detective Comics (2016) Annual #3.

    Cover by Brad Walker and Andrew Hennessy.

    While Batman attempts to recover from the devastating loss of Alfred, Two-Face returns—but as The Joker begins his ultimate attack on Gotham, can Batman cure Harvey Dent once and for all? The Joker War finds Batman's nemesis launching an attack on Wayne Enterprises, using Bruce Wayne's own technology! Batwoman joins the fight, but the threats keep escalating, as Joker toxin has been pumped into Gotham's tunnels—which lures out Killer Croc!

    This collection also includes the Batman: Pennyworth R.I.P. one-shot, featuring an ensemble of all-star creators paying tribute to Alfred, with each story told from the perspective of a different member of the Bat-Family.

    Hardcover, 256 pages, full color.

    Credits:

    Written by Peter J. Tomasi, Mariko Tamaki, and James Tynion IV.

    Art by Brad Walker, Dan Mora, Andrew Hennessy, Kenneth Rocafort, Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, Chris Burnham, Marcio Takara, Diogenes Neves, David Lafuente, Sumit Kumar, and Eduardo Risso.

    Cover price $29.99.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Batman Detective Comics TPB (2017-2019 DC Universe Rebirth) 5-1ST


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    Volume 5- 1st printing. "A Lonely Place for Living!" Collects Detective Comics (2016) #963-968.

    Written by James Tynion IV. Art by Eddy Barrows and Alvaro Martinez. Cover by Eddy Barrows and Eber Ferreira.

    Where in the world is Tim Drake? Red Robin faces a crossroads...escape the most devious prison ever devised, or find himself abandoned beyond time and space for all eternity! Not much of a choice, right? But when he finds out who is locked in there with him, Tim's world will change in ways he never imagined!

    Softcover, 144 pages, full color.

    Cover price $16.99.

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    $10 Batman Detective Comics Vol 5 Lonely Place of Living New DC Comics TPB Paperback
  • Issue #5-1ST
    Batman Detective Comics HC (2012-2016 DC Comics The New 52) 5-1ST

    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "Gothopia!" Collects Detective Comics (2011-2016 2nd Series) #25-29. Written by John Layman. Art by Jason Fabok. Cover by Chris Burnham. Who - or what - has created this twisted vision of the Dark Knight's hometown? As far as anyone knows, Gotham City is and always has been a crime-free utopia, patrolled by the white-clad Batman and his sidekick, Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Catbird. Includes the amazing DETECTIVE COMICS #27! Hardcover, 176 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Batman Detective Comics TPB (2013-2017 DC Comics The New 52) 5-1ST

    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "Gothopia!" Collects Detective Comics (2011-2016 2nd Series) #25-29.

    Written by John Layman. Art and cover by Jason Fabok.

    Who - or what - created this twisted vision of the Dark Knight's hometown? As far as anyone knows, Gotham City is and always has been a crime-free utopia, patrolled by the white-clad Batman and his sidekick Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Catbird. Includes the amazing DETECTIVE COMICS #27!

    Softcover, 208 pages, full color.

    Cover price $16.99.

  • Issue #5
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 1 (1948) 5

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    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by Mike Suchorsky, Ed Smalle, Paul Parker, Allen Ulmer, John Giunta, Jack Keller, Jules Steiner and Bernie Krigstein. Tales of crime and mobsters, both true and fictional, a prime example of the genre that thrived in the years before the Comics Code. A British bank clerk has a sideline in embezzling, in a story with early art by EC legend Bernie Krigstein. The notorious Shanghai Kelly was known throughout 19th-century San Francisco for kidnapping men to serve on outlaw sailing vessels. The strange true tale of the Beast of Gevaudan, the animal - or something - that terrorized rural France in the 1700s. Shakedown; King of the Crimps: Shanghai Kelley; The Man Who Always Used His Head: Goat Riley; The Wise Beast of Gevaudan; Stickup Artist; The Rosebud Sisters; The Inside Man; The River Rats. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 2 (1950) 5

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    Cover by Dan Zolnerowich. Stories and art by Leo Morey, Dan Zolnerowich, John Prentice, Charles Raab and Dick Briefer. Tales of crime and mobsters, both true and fictional, a prime example of the genre that thrived in the years before the Comics Code. In a story with art by Dick Briefer, a swindler targets a con woman when he learns about her inheritance, but who's conning whom? An ice-cream vendor is casing an armored car delivery, and his cart hides a tommy-gun rather than tutti-frutti. The Queen's forces seek a way into pirate captain Red Dog's stronghold in the Florida Keys. Bessie's Little Darling; War of the Empties; One Afternoon in Brooklyn; The Old Con's Story; Scarface of the Keys; One of Uncle Sam's Muscles. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Crime Detective Comics Volume 3 (1952) 5

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    Stories and art by Bill Ely and others. Tales of crime and mobsters, both true and fictional, a prime example of the genre that thrived in the years before the Comics Code. A gangster's personal hit man decides to expand his horizons when his artist son convinces him to diversify his client list. A spur-of-the-moment crime drives a chauffeur to distraction with guilt. Con men set out to swindle an aging French count by creating a phony heir. Live a Little Longer, Father...; The Call of the Ice; The Gypsy Rig; The Cinderella of La-Bas; Gismo of the Ballet. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.