We ran the rumour back in July, from the bars of San Diego Comic-Con.
Yesterday, we looked at the evidence of upcoming covers of Detective Comics and last week’s issues for clues that might back it up.
At that point, this was the cover for next week’s issue.
It has now changed… to this.
Sorry, Tim Drake fans. It’s not looking good. And yes, writer James Tynion IV has said that Tim Drake is his favourite character. But what is it we are reputed to do to the ones we love?