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Andrew Farago on Batman Vs. Killer Whale Women
posted June 24, 2005

Batman #579-581 has the Batman vs. Orca story:

Larry Hama was the writer, and this was at the very end of his much-hyped, poorly-received run on Batman. It's rumored that he's the first mainstream writer to be fired from an assignment based mainly on negative fan reaction on the internet (primarily from the DC Comics official message boards) as opposed to any significant drop in sales or angry hand-written letters.