Big news for all comic fans out there across the Arab world (and beyond). It’s been 80 years since Detective Comics (DC) launched their first issue and this year marks their 1000th issue!
The very 1st comic Batman ever, appeared in Detective Comics #27 and has since then been a staple of the famed comic series and has pretty much seeped into all facets of our culture – in case you haven’t noticed.
According to a statement on the DC website (www.dccomics.com) this issue will be one of their most exciting. They wrote:
“The 96-page issue is stacked with an unbelievable lineup of talent that will take you on a journey through Batman’s past, present and future… plus a sensational epilogue that features the first-ever DC Universe appearance of the deadly Arkham Knight! But who is under the mask? And why do they want Batman dead? The incredible future of Batman adventures begins here!”
To celebrate this milestone issue, retailers around the world have pushed to get variant covers for the anticipated collectors item.
Comic Stop, located in Dubai, UAE is the first store in the GCC to ever have an exclusive Batman cover in the history of the region. They shared the news in a post on their Instagram account.