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  • This book was first published on October 19, 2003.
  • Detective No. 27 is an Elseworlds story retelling the Batman mythos. Bruce Wayne never becomes the caped crusader, instead joining a conspiracy known as the Secret Society of Detectives formed by Allan Pinkerton to fight the Knights of the Golden Circle shortly after the Civil War. The society consists entirely of top operatives worldwide, each receiving the designation Detective and a number in chronological order, with Wayne being #27. The story is told through Wayne's adventures starting in the year 1939 and flashbacks to the society's inception and earliest adventures.
  • The story's title is an obvious homage to Batman's first appearance in Detective Comics #27.
  • Babe Ruth responds to Wayne introducing himself as Detective #27 by pointing to his jersey number and suggesting that Bruce call him All Star #3. This is a reference to All-Star Comics #3, the first appearance of the Justice Society of America.
  • Secret Society of Detectives
  • Detective #1 -- Allan Pinkerton
  • Detective #2 -- Kate Warne
  • Detective #3 -- William Pinkerton
  • Detective #4 -- Theodore Roosevelt
  • Detective #25 -- Alfred Pennyworth
  • Detective #26 -- Crimson Avenger
  • Detective #27 -- Bruce Wayne


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