Francis Manapul And Brian Buccellato's Next DC Comic Is... Detective Comics

francisYesterday we reported that John Layman was writing a new DC comic book, to be announced at NYCC. We also said that he’d continue to write Detective Comics. Well, we think we’re right about the first part. But not about the second.

Because the comic that Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato are leaving The Flash to work on… is Detective Comics. Manapul and Buccellato made Flash a very art-focused book, channeling the experimentation of Will Eisner and it’s hoped they’ll do the same with Batman.

Don’t feel sorry for Layman though, like I said, he’s working on something new for DC to be announced next week, and he’s always been more comfortable writing two-and-a-bit comics a month. And you wouldn’t want Chew to go away, would you?

As for Detective Comics‘ artist Jay Fabok, I don’t know. I’m sure a home has been found…

 

Bleeding Cool's coverage of San Diego Comic Con 2015 is brought to you by Valiant's BOOK OF DEATH #1 – in stores July 15th. Visit ValiantUniverse.com for more information.

aftershock1

AfterShock Comics Initial Writers Include: Garth Ennis, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Jenkins

ChrisHardwick

@Midnight Renewed For Season 3

young-han-solo

Han Solo Film Gets LEGO Movie Directors

vicc-1

Webcomic Spotlight - Inhibit By Eve G. And Song Of The Outcasts By Van Weasel

batgirl_header_1_watermarked-600x337

Arkham Knight's Batgirl DLC Feels Like 'A Game Of Cat And Mouse With The Joker'

HARROWCTPBV1CVRSOL4X6.100943

UCP Signs First Look Deal With Dark Horse - Concrete And Umbrella Academy In Development

hellboy

Chris Roberson Dives Into The Mignolaverse

JungleGirlStatue

Frank Cho's Jungle Girl Joins The Women Of Dynamite Statue Collection

The Daredevils (11)

A New Captain Britain Comic For 2016?

The First 10 Minutes Of The Death Of Superman Lives