Changes To Batman #38: Tom King And Travis Moore To Tell The Origin Of Bruce Wayne

Posted by November 22, 2017 Comment

This is how January’s issues of Tom King‘s run on Batman were solicited, with Joelle Jones, telling the third and fourth instalments of the Superfriends storyline.

BATMAN #38
Written by TOM KING
Art by JOELLE JONES
Cover by MIKEL JANIN
Variant cover by OLIVIER COIPEL
“SUPERFRIENDS” part three! Batman and Wonder Woman fight together in an epic battle that will define and redefine their relationship. What bonds these two pillars of the DC Universe together? What might tear them apart? Find out as Batman continues his quest for the one thing he’s never had: happiness.

BATMAN #39
Written by TOM KING
Art by JOELLE JONES
Cover by JOELLE JONES
Variant cover by OLIVIER COIPEL
“SUPERFRIENDS” finale! Since the beginning, the friendship between Batman and Wonder Woman has stood at the heart of the DC Universe. Now that friendship is coming apart, and as it does the universe itself begins to crumble. Don’t miss the conclusion of Batman’s epic team-up with Wonder Woman!
On sale JANUARY 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

But changes are afoot. What was in #38 has now moved to #39, to make way for a new one-shot story by Tom King and drawn by Travis Moore.

BATMAN #38
Written by Tom King
Art by Travis Moore
Cover by Mikel Janin
Variant Cover by Olivier Coipel
“THE ORIGIN OF BRUCE WAYNE”! If Mattie could grow up to be anybody, he’d grow up millionaire playboy Bruce Wayne. But what would happen if he was forced to relive the worst tragedy of Bruce’s life and his parents were murdered? Batman’s hunt for the killer puts him face to face with a strange mirror version of his own past.

While what was #38 is now #39 – and presumably what was #39 will now be #40…

BATMAN #39
Written by Tom King
Art by Joelle Jones
Cover by Mikel Janin
Variant Cover by Olivier Coipel
“SUPERFRIENDS” part three! Batman and Wonder Woman fight together in an epic battle that will define and then redefine their relationship. What bonds these two pillars of the DCU together? What tears them apart? Find out as Batman continues on his quest for the one thing he’s never had, happiness.

(Last Updated November 22, 2017 1:54 pm )