Tom King, Batman writer, tweets out:
A new Bat arc starts in Batman 61, out this week.
The series will consist of six one shots, each building on the mystery at the end of 60: how do you break the Knight?
Hope you pick it up. Hope you love it. pic.twitter.com/afEG6YpZhk
— Tom King (@TomKingTK) December 17, 2018
Here’s a preview of Batman #61, as posted by CBR. With a Batman investigating the murder of his parents? What time-tracvel madness is this? Or which Batman is this?
And does this in any way tie in with Peter Tomasi and Doug Mahnke‘s Detective Comics #994 last week?
TOM KING (W) • TRAVIS MOORE (A)
Cover by TONY S. DANIEL
Variant Cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
What happened to the boy who wanted to be Bruce Wayne? The young criminal mastermind orchestrate his own parents’ deaths to emulate his hero and was carted off to Arkham when Batman exposed his crimes, but that is not the end of the story. Tom King reteams with NIGHTWING artist Travis Moore to create a sequel to their masterpiece of dark horror from BATMAN #38.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99
Batman #38… the one that gave us this monster…
Although originally Batman #62 was going to be #61. I guess you can easily flip them with one shots… here are the following ones to come before the Flash/Heroes In Crisis crossover…
(W) Tom King (A/CA) Mitch Gerads
Now features the Story solicited for #61 written by Tom King with art by Mitch Gerads. The Eisner-winning creative team behind MISTER MIRACLE is back together as artist Mitch Gerads rejoins the Bat team for a special issue! Professor Pyg is loose in Gotham, and you know that means things are going to get weird… and bloody!
In Shops: Jan 09, 2019
(W) Tom King (A/CA) Mikel Janin
There are strange goings-on in the dark alleys of Gotham City, mysteries that will require a different skill set than the Caped Crusader’s if he’s going to stop the whole city from succumbing to the darkness. John Constantine, the Hellblazer, is a person with just those skills-but after the events of “The Witching Hour,” is Constantine in any condition to help the Dark Knight Detective?
In Shops: Jan 23, 2019
Final Orders Due: Dec 17, 2018