DETECTIVE COMICS’ 80th Anniversary BEFORE BATMAN Titles Canceled

Detective Comics #25 cover
Credit: Gene Baxter (DC Comics)

DC Comics has informed retailers that March 2019’s Detective Comics: Before Batman Vol. 1 and 2 have been canceled “and will not be resolicited.”

This two-volume set would have collected Detective Comics #1 through #26, the issues of the series before Batman's debut in March 1939's #27.

Here are the solictiations for those titles:

Credit: DC Entertainment

DETECTIVE COMICS: BEFORE BATMAN (VOLS. 1 AND 2) HC
written by JERRY SIEGEL, MALCOLM WHEELER-NICHOLSON and others
art by JOE SHUSTER, FRED GUARDINEER, BOB KANE and others
design cover
DETECTIVE COMICS exploded in 1939 with the debut of Batman in issue #27—and now, for the first time, DC reprints the first 26 issues of this groundbreaking series, almost none of which have ever been reprinted before, in a two-volume slipcased set! The first volume, collecting issues #1-13, stars crime-fighters like Slam Bradley, Bart Regan, Speed Saunders and more! And Volume Two, collecting issues #14-26, stars characters like the Crimson Avenger, Fu Manchu and more!
Please note that these stories will be scanned directly from original copies of these issues.
ON SALE 03.20.19
$150.00 US | Each 896 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-9302-4

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