Tom King


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 […]


Tom King's Final Issues Of Batman in December

This is How Tom King’s Batman Ends… Not With a Bang, But With a POW!

Originally he would have written Batman up to #105. That was the plan. To tell one very long Batman story, one idea, one movement, the story of Batman, Catwoman – and Bane, telling the kind of story he has told in The Vision, Mister Miracle and Omega Men, but over 100+ issues, and in doing […]


Batman Therapy

Batarang Therapy – Spoilers For Batman #77 and Event Leviathan #4

Today sees the publication of Batman #78, part of the City Of Bane storyline that has the cheek not to actually be set in a city at all, but on a Hawaiian beachfront. The cover promises REUNITED REKINDLED READY FOR REVENGE with Batman and Catwoman posting in a cityscape that does not appear in the […]

Tom King, Mitch Gerads, Doc Shaner Tackle Adam Strange in Strange Adventures for 2020

Tom King, Mitch Gerads, Doc Shaner Tackle Adam Strange in Strange Adventures for 2020

DC Comics has revealed the next project by Eisner Award winning creative team Tom King and Mitch Gerads, and this time, they’re bringing Evan “Doc” Shaner along as well for a creative threesome. Strange Adventures will be a new series starring Adam Strange. 2020 KING • SHANER • GERADS#DCStrangeAdventures pic.twitter.com/7Eg2fFeRsy — DC (@DCComics) July 21, […]


Joker and Riddler Join the Police Force in Batman #75

Batman #75: A Buddy Cop Story Starring Joker and Riddler? [Preview]

Batman has been busy enjoying a lovely camping trip with his daddy, but when he returns to Gotham City for Batman #75 next week, he may find that things have drastically changed in the City of Bane storyline. For example, some of his greatest villains have become… the law? This purportedly leaked page from Batman […]

A Very Big Change for Bruce Wayne in Today's Batman #73 (Spoilers)

A Very Big Change for Bruce Wayne in Today’s Batman #73 (Spoilers)

Batman has been defeated by Bane. His back broken – and his life broken too. One the reflection of the other. In today’s Batman #73, we see Bruce being dragged across a desert by his parallel dimension father Thomas Wayne – who in his own world became the Batman when his son was shot and […]

Tom King Apologizes for Not Letting Artists Write His Comics

Tom King Apologizes for Not Letting Artists Write His Comics

Superstar writer Tom King may let his editors choose the characters for his stories, but everything after that is tightly controlled by the former CIA operative. King took to Twitter Tuesday to reveal that he doesn’t know how to write comics “Marvel style,” apparently something he’s put in the notes of his comics for a […]

Despite Setback, Tom King Still Plans to Redefine Batman for a Generation

Despite Setback, Tom King Still Plans to Redefine Batman for a Generation

Superstar writer and former Jack Bauer, Tom King, is one of the most powerful people in comics, and not just because of his access to the C.I.A.’s surveillance apparatus. In addition to writing Eisner-bait comics at both Marvel and DC, as well as DC’s flagship title, Batman, King was also recently spotted traveling the globe […]


Does Batman #72 Rewrite Tom King's Batman History?

Does Batman #72 Rewrite Tom King’s Batman History? [Preview]

Batman #72 by Tom King, Mikel Janin, Jorge Fornes and Jordie Bellaire previewed below, is published on Wednesday. In which it is revealed just how Bane has been pulling all the strings in the storyline that has run since Tom King’s first issue, leading to an ultimate destruction of Bruce Wayne, the Batman. But it […]

Jim Lee and Tom King Had a Secret Lunch Together In Dubai

Jim Lee and Tom King Had a Secret Lunch Together In Dubai

Tom King may have been removed from Batman before finishing his planned 100-issue run after Batman #85, with the remaining issues cut short to a 12-issue upcoming Batman/Catwoman series. But don’t think that means King is on the outs with DC. It seems that both King and DC Publisher Jim Lee are still pretty chummy, […]


Tom King Co-Writing ‘New Gods’ Film With Ava DuVernay for Warner Bros. Pictures

After no real updates on the state of Warner Bros. Pictures planned film adaptation of Jack Kirby‘s New Gods with Ava DuVernay in the director’s seat, it sounds like we may know who’ll be handling the script. According to a report over on The Wrap, a source confirmed to them that King would be co writing the script with […]