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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON April 26, 2013 1 Comment
Next up, The Batman Universe talked with Detective Comics writer, John Layman. Layman came on to the series just under a year ago and has introduced many classic villains into the series. With the 900th issue of Detective Comics released earlier this month, we talked with Layman about upcoming events and the 900th issue.
TBU: A lot of listeners have commented on how your issues have a classic feel to them in terms of the writing style similar to stories of the 1970's. Are you inspired by those…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON October 26, 2012 Add Comments
John Layman has only been on the Bat-Books for one issue so far, and he is already receiving some high praise. Layman took over for series regular, Tony Daniel, with with issue #13. Later in the year, he will add Joker to the chaos in Detective Comics as part of the Death of the Family crossover. Newsarama talked with Layman about what readers can expect from his run on Detective Comics.
Newsarama: We got to see a concentration on Bruce as detective . Do you…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 6, 2012 1 Comment
It was announced yesterday that a new creative team will be taking over on Detective Comics. John Layman will be handling the writing duties on the title and spoke with Comic Book Resources about what we can expect from the new creative team.
CBR: Batman, traditionally, is a pretty straight shooter. I mean, he's the Dark Knight for a reason. "Chew" and "Mars Attack" are both really funny. Are you bringing the bwa-ha-ha to "Detective"?
John Layman: It's not going to be a comedy and I am not…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 5, 2012 Add Comments
The Source has revealed who will be taking over on Detective Comics beginning this October. John Layman will be handling the writing duties and Jason Fabok will be the artist. Layman has been writing the successful Chew series over at Image Comics . Fabok recently drew the Batman Annual just over a month ago.
Layman shared these comments about the new project.
Obviously, this is a happily surreal and exciting turn-of-events for my career. Not only is this my first work within the DC Universe, but I get…
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