Gotham City is and always has been a crime-free utopia, where the heroes are celebrated through the streets of one of America's best cities. Batman is a universally beloved vigilante clad in white. His sidekick is Selina Kyle, otherwise kwn as Catbird. Who - or what - has created the Dark Knight's alternate hometown? This twisted take on Gotham City, written by John Layman (Chew) and illustrated by Jason Fabok (Batman: Eternal), includes the monumental issue Detective Comics #27 that celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Batman. Collects Detective Comics issues #25-29.
Once an editor for Wildstorm, John Layman turned to writing comics full-time in 2002 and mainly wrote for Marvel Comics. However, he is mostly known for his creator-owned titles at Image Comics, such as the graphic novel Puffed and the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning series Chew. He currently writes the monthly adventures of the Dark Knight in DETECTIVE COMICS.