Tom King


Why is Tom King Researching Watchmen?

Why is Tom King Researching Watchmen?

Could another unauthorized sequel to Watchmen be on the way? Superstar writer Tom King posted an interesting photo to Twitter on Thursday, showing all twelve issues of Watchmen (#7 looks like it’s hidden behind #6) and noting that he’s reading them as “research for a thing.” Research for a thing. pic.twitter.com/JQOS7qbx7s — Tom King (@TomKingTK) […]


Batman Will Remain Twice-Monthly in 2020 - Batman #100 in August?

Batman Will Remain Twice-Monthly in 2020 – Batman #100 in August?

A while ago, Bleeding Cool reported that Tom King was fired off the ongoing Batman gig with #85, twenty issues shy of his planned run on the series, he was given one of his twelve-issue maxi-series, Batman/Catwoman to finish his story, with artist Clay Mann. DC Comics confirmed the news, but in a DC-PR-arranged interview with Entertainment Weekly, Tom King […]



Tom King Should Write a DC Black Label Book

Tom King’s a Real Bastard – and Why He Should Write a DC Black Label Book

Batman kills babies. Tom King makes people cry. And if they’re not crying, they’re definitely feeling something. At New York Comic Con last weekend, the line to meet Tom King stretched across all of Artist Alley. (Those people had to buy something from his booth to earn their spot in line.) So just why hasn’t […]



Tom King Drops Double Figure F-Bombs at the DC Nation Panel at #NYCC

Tom King Drops Double Figure F-Bombs at the DC Nation Panel at #NYCC

The DC Nation Panel at New York Comic-Con saw the A-List creators of DC Comics chatting on stage with DC publisher Dan DiDio. All very jovial and entertaining, like hanging with old friends. Jim Lee, Lee Bermejo, Nora Jemisin, Tony Daniel, Tom King and more to chat about the line, As well as the new […]

DC Reveals First Look at Tom King, Mitch Gerads, and Doc Shaner's Strange Adventures

DC Reveals First Look at Tom King, Mitch Gerads, and Doc Shaner’s Strange Adventures

At New York Comic-Con’s World’s Finest panel and then on Twitter, DC Comics revealed a first look at the upcoming Strange Adventures by Tom King, Mitch Gerads, and Doc Shaner. First announced at San Diego Comic-Con, King expressed an interest in finally writing a story that wasn’t about PTSD, instead making it something that reflects […]

Batman Annual #4 Changes Story, Artists, Brings in Mike Norton

Batman Annual #4 Changes Story, Artists, Brings in Mike Norton

This is how the solicitation to Batman Annual #4 ran, ahead of going on sale at the end of the month. BATMAN ANNUAL #4 written by TOM KING art by LEE WEEKS and JORGE FORNES cover by LEE WEEKS In this new annual, it’s two unique stories by BATMAN mastermind Tom King! First, King reteams […]

Long Read: A Great Big Doomsday Clock DC Comics Conspiracy Theory

Long Read: A Great Big Doomsday Clock/DC Comics Conspiracy Theory

Bleeding Cool has run a number of articles looking at the relationship of Doomsday Clock to the rest of the DC Universe – and now The Three Jokers too. Seeing that what once was clearly intended to be the tightest of structured continuity, fall apart as a result of delays, personnel changes and internal political […]

A Fist-Fight Between Plato and Socrates in Batman #80 (Spoilers)

A Fist-Fight Between Plato and Aristotle in Batman #80 (Spoilers)

He does like to eke things out, doesn’t he, that Tom King. After issues of City Of Bane that were set in deserts, on mountaintops, or wandering along beaches clearing up stray continuity caught in the dunes, we actually get an issue of City Of Bane set in a city. And Gotham to boot. Bane […]

DC Comics to Announce Strange Adventures TV Show at NYCC?

DC Comics to Announce “Strange Adventures” TV Show at NYCC?

Okay, this is a bit of speculation, joining up dots of information that’s out there. There is o leak, there are no sources, this is just an exercise in joining the dots. But as anyone who has played join the dots in the past knows, that what is meant to be an octopus sometimes comes […]

Tom King's Final Word on Batman in Next Month's Batman Annual

Tom King’s Final Word on Batman in Next Month’s Batman Annual

October 30th sees the publication of the Batman Annual #4 by Tom King and Jorge Fornes. And, with his final issue., Batman #85, staring at him on the December schedules, with Batman/Catwoman to run during 2020, nevertheless, King has something big to say about the upcoming annual, when asked if he wa working with Jorge […]

Hush Returns to Batman with Tom King and John Romita Jr?

Hush Returns to Batman with Tom King, John Romita Jr and Klaus Janson?

Hush, otherwise known as Tommy Elliot, is a Batman villain created by Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee back in 2003. A childhood friend of Bruce Wayne, thy used to play strategy games and  Tommy taught Bruce to think like his opponents, to use their abilities against them in order to win. But driven by his […]

It's Official - Dan DiDio Confirms James Tynion IV as New Batman Writer in 2020

OFFICIAL – Dan DiDio Confirms James Tynion IV as New Batman Writer in 2020

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool told you that DC Comics would announce the new writer of their ongoing Batman comic book today, probably at the Barnes & Noble Union Square Batman Day event alongside Dan DiDio, Scott Snyder Brad Walker and Peter Tomasi. Then we told you it would be Justice League writer and former Detective Comics writer, […]

Back to Watchmen and Batman With Tom King

Back to Watchmen and Batman With Tom King

Tom King may have been fired from the main Batman book (whatever the official PR line may be) , finishing his planned run in the spinoff Batman/Catwoman mini-series (at the more traditional Tom King length of twelve issues). Well, in his final few issues, King may be revisiting the reality of the man who Bane […]


DC Comics to Announces New Batman Writer Tomorrow on Batman Day

DC Comics to Announces New Batman Writer Tomorrow on Batman Day

Tomorrow, on Saturday, September 21st, according to DC Comics’marketing department, is Batman Day. Participating comic book stores will have giveaways of reprint Batman comic books, as well as a variety of comic book ephemera. Bleeding Cool also understands that DC Comics will take the opportunity to announce the new writer of the Batman ongoing comic […]