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REVIEW: The Anniversary Celebration of

REVIEW: The Anniversary Celebration of "Detective Comics" #27

Batman celebrates his 75th Anniversary in style with "Detective Comics" #27, "one of the best ever anniversary issues of its kind."

THE BAT SIGNAL: Mike Marts Celebrates

THE BAT SIGNAL: Mike Marts Celebrates "Detective Comics" #27

Editor Mike Marts explains how Brad Meltzer's origin, Snyder & Murphy's future Robin and Frank Miller all play a role in "Detective Comics" #27.

Layman Builds Batman a Brighter Gotham City in

Layman Builds Batman a Brighter Gotham City in "Gothtopia"

"Gothtopia" creator writer John Layman spoke with CBR News about crafting a shinier, happier Gotham City in the January-launching Bat-book crossover.

NYCC: Layman & Gillory

NYCC: Layman & Gillory "Chew" on the Big Apple

John Layman & Rob Guillory discuss the continued adventures of Cibopath Tony Chu, star of their hit Image Comics title "Chew."

Layman, Fabok Bring

Layman, Fabok Bring "Gothtopia" To The Bat-Books in January

DC Comics' January solicitations reveal "Gothtopia," a new Bat-book based story starting in John Layman & Jason Fabok's "Detective Comics" #27 story.

NYCC: Batman Panel - Stephanie Brown's Return Revealed

NYCC: Batman Panel - Stephanie Brown's Return Revealed

The Caped Crusader gets the spotlight Friday evening at New York Comic Con, with DC Comics creators including Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Peter Tomasi, John Layman, Marc Andreyko and Ann Nocenti talking Batman.

NYCC: Snyder Explores Gotham in New Weekly

NYCC: Snyder Explores Gotham in New Weekly "Batman: Eternal"

Writer Scott Snyder serves as show runner on "Batman: Eternal," a new weekly series from DC Comics. He spoke with CBR about headlining a crew which includes James Tynion IV, John Layman, Tim Seeley and more.

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Chew" #37 Shares the "Family Recipe"

Courtesy of Image Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Chew" #37 by John Layman and Rob Guillory. On October 9, it's take your daughter to dinner day. Eat up!

PREVIEW: Layman & Fabok Feel the Wrath on

PREVIEW: Layman & Fabok Feel the Wrath on "Detective Comics" #24

Batman's final confrontation with The Wrath is nearly here. Check out an advance preview of "Detective Comics" #24 by John Layman and Jason Fabok courtesy of DC Comics, on sale Oct. 2!

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Chew" #36

Image Comics has given CBR an exclusive preview of "Chew" #36 by John Layman & Rob Guillory. Fan-favorite character Toni Chu makes her mind-blowing return September 4.

CBR TV: John Layman on

CBR TV: John Layman on "Chew," "Detective Comics"

John Layman took a ride in the CBR Golf Cart at Comic-Con International to discuss recent and upcoming developments in "Chew," his approach to "Detective Comics" and more.

EXCLUSIVE: DC's

EXCLUSIVE: DC's "Zero Year" Expands To "Detective" & "Action"

Writers John Layman and Greg Pak reveal their plans to tie "Detective" and "Action Comics" into Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's "Batman: Zero Year" in November, turning back the clock for Superman and Commissioner Gordon.

Layman and Guillory's

Layman and Guillory's "Chew" Takes Another Stab (Or Two) at Television

John Layman and Rob Guillory's hit Image Comics title "Chew" is getting another shot at television following Showtime's decision to pass on developing the comic into a live-action series.

HeroesCon 2013: Batman Writers Look to the Future

HeroesCon 2013: Batman Writers Look to the Future

"Batman" family writers James Tynion, John Layman and Jimmy Palmiotti hit HeroesCon with a look at Batman's past and the future of the New 52.

PREVIEW: Harper Row Guest Stars in

PREVIEW: Harper Row Guest Stars in "Detective Comics" #21

John Layman ans Scot Eaton present a Harper Row guest-shot in "Detective Comics" #21 as the budding vigilante joins Batman on a case with ties to the Dark Knight's past. CBR has a preview of the June 6 issue.

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EXCLUSIVE: "Chew" Goes Tarantino For San Diego

In their latest special cover for Comic-Con International, "Chew" creators John Layman and Rob Guillory send up Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill." CBR has the exclusive first look.

C2E2: Layman & Guillory on

C2E2: Layman & Guillory on "Chew's" Past, Present and Future

Co-creators John Layman and Rob Guillory gathered in front of a packed house at C2E2 to talk about their hit Image comic, its roots, their favorite moments and where the series is headed next.

THE BAT SIGNAL: Layman Ends

THE BAT SIGNAL: Layman Ends "Emperor Penguin"

With the finale of his "Emperor Penguin" arc, writer John Layman sets his sights on long term goals for "Detective Comics" including more Man Bat, more Gotham cops and the return of classic villain Wrath.

C2E2: Introduction to Superman and Batman

C2E2: Introduction to Superman and Batman

DC Comics' Superman/Batman 101 panel at C2E2 finds John Layman, James Tynion IV, Chris Burnham and more giving a crash course on the World's Finest heroes. CBR has LIVE updates throughout the hour.

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REVIEW: "Chew" #33

Jennifer Cheng gives "Chew" #33 by John Layman and Rob Guillory 4 stars, saying it's the creators' "excellent pacing and framing that make the silent ending panel stark and punchy."

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EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Chew" #33

Courtesy of Image Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Chew" #33 by writer John Layman and artist Rob Guillory. Tony Chu takes on a load of seamen April 17.

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REVIEW: "Detective Comics" #19

Greg McElhatton gives "Detective Comics" #19 4 stars, calling the 900th consecutive issue of DC's flagship series by John Layman, James Tynion and a giant art team "a nice way to turn 900."

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "Philemon" Creator Fred Dies at Age 82

French cartoonist Fred passes away. John Layman on "Chew" and writing 900th issue of "Detective Comics"! PictureBox announces new manga titles! Lucy Knisley, on "Relish" and her love of comics! Plus more!

PREVIEW: Layman & Fabok's

PREVIEW: Layman & Fabok's "Detective Comics" #19

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents a preview of tomorrow's "Detective Comics" #19, the series' 900th issues by John Layman, Jason Fabok, Andy Clarke, Mikel Janin & more.

WC13: Despair with John Layman!

WC13: Despair with John Layman!

The writer of "Chew" and "Detective Comics" recounts tales from his entire comics career as John Layman openly chews the fat with fans at WonderCon Anaheim.

Food For Thought:

Food For Thought: "Hannibal," and America's Appetite For Cannibals

Depending upon your taste for TV blood and violence, the "Hannibal" trailer will either whet your appetite for the NBC thriller, or turn your stomach. But what is it about (fictional) cannibals that we find so intriguing?

CHEW ON THIS: Funeral A Ragin'

CHEW ON THIS: Funeral A Ragin'

Before the next major "Chew" arc, John Layman returns to describe how a funeral in his and Rob Guillory's series leads to spontaneous combustion and the return of some old foes before this week's issue #32.

Writers Best Suited To Take Over

Writers Best Suited To Take Over "Green Lantern"

With Geoff Johns stepping down as "Green Lantern" writer, CBR puts together the top five most likely candidates to take over one of DC Comics' most beloved and valuable characters.

THE BAT SIGNAL: Layman & Fabok Rule the Roost in

THE BAT SIGNAL: Layman & Fabok Rule the Roost in "Detective Comics"

Writer John Layman and artist Jason Fabok talk to CBR about their sidestepping take on "Death of the Family" and their Penguin-paced plot which builds toward the landmark "Detective" #900.

Comics A.M. - Manga Sales Slip in Japan For First Time Since 2009

Comics A.M. - Manga Sales Slip in Japan For First Time Since 2009

Sales of manga dip 1.5 percent in Japan! Scottish history, in graphic novel form! Kodansha Comics nabs "Sherlock Bones"! John Layman talks "Chew"! Sonny Liew on his Epigram Books work! Plus much more!

EXCL. PREVIEW: Layman & Fabok's

EXCL. PREVIEW: Layman & Fabok's "Detective Comics" #17

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Detective Comics" #17 by John Layman and Jason Fabok. Batman hunts down The Joker-worshipping League of Smiles February 6.

Showtime's

Showtime's "Chew" TV Series Not Happening

John Layman unexpectedly announced late Friday evening that the Showtime adaptation of his creator owned series with Image Comics, "Chew," has been cancelled.

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REVIEW: "Chew" #31

Jennifer Cheng gives "Chew" #31 4 stars, saying writer John Layman and artist Rob Guillory's follow-up to the game-changing "Chew" #30 "has remarkable emotional depth without being depressing."

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Layman & Guillory's

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Layman & Guillory's "Chew" #31

Courtesy of Image Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Chew" #31 by John Layman and Rob Guillory. Bite into the beginning of the second half of the series January 23.

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REVIEW: "Detective Comics" #15

Greg McElhatton gives "Detective Comics" #15 4 stars, saying John Layman and Jason Fabok "buck the trend" of "Death of the Family" tie-in issues "and go for an entirely different routine."

B&B - 1/14/2013

B&B - 1/14/2013

DC Comics EiC Bob Harras and Editorial Director Bobbie Chase debut B&B, an exclusive monthly talk with CBR. This month: New creative teams for "Constantine" and "Birds of Prey," 900 issues of "Detective" and more!

Guillory Calls Showtime's

Guillory Calls Showtime's "Chew" Script 'Shockingly Loyal to the Comic'

"Chew" artist Rob Guillory promises the planned Showtime adaptation of the Image Comics series has "an awesome script" that, stylistically, is "about as close as you can get to something as weird as [the comic]."

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EXCL. PREVIEW: "Death of the Family" Continues in "Detective Comics" #16

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Detective Comics" #16, a "Death of the Family" tie-in by John Layman & Jason Fabok. Batman cuts a haunting deal with The Penguin January 9.

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REVIEW: "Detective Comics" #15

Doug Zawisza gives "Detective Comics" #15 by John Layman and Jason Fabok 4.5 stars, saying the creative team "hasn't made a misstep yet and continues to add some nice polish to Batman's world."

THE BAT SIGNAL:

THE BAT SIGNAL: "Detective Comics" Unveils Emperor Penguin

With his third issue now on stands, writer John Layman explains the long game for his "Detective Comics" run and how the book combines a major new villain, classic rogues, Bruce Wayne's personal drama and more of Batman's greatest hits.

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