Yes, detailing in revit is a breaze, once you use it a bit.
Just like when you used a pencil to draw everything (or not) you maybe weren't so keen on the "Fancy Pencil" called Autocad that was pushed on you in the 80's and 90's.
Now that we actually have a software (faults and all) that is more than just a fancy pencil a lot of Archtects and Designers are clinging to AutoCAD like it's the greatest thing since sliced bread. Funny how perceptions change over time.
Revit is the new technology to follow. Whether we like it or not it is hear to stay. The main focus should be using Revit as a Drafting Coordination Tool in addition to just making drawings.
This Video Tutorial will focus on using Detail Lines and Detail Components to create Details.
Revit Detail Lines and Components