Happy Friday, Source crew. Are these Frazer Irving covers cool or what? Well, there are two more to show, and we've got one right here. Enjoy the cover to December's ARKHAM REBORN #3, from writer David Hine, artist Jeremy Haun and the aforementioned Irving, as they team up to tell the tale of Jeremiah Arkham's mad quest to rebuild the asylum that bears his name.
Writer Christopher Yost and artist Ramon Bachs conclude the first RED ROBIN arc with a bang, as Red Robin's search leads him to the deserts of the Middle East with the League of Assassins by his side. How many lines will Tim Drake cross to prove that Bruce Wayne lives? And as one journey ends, a deadlier one begins as Red Robin learns the truth -- but will he survive long enough to tell anyone about it?
RED ROBIN #4 hits on 9/9.
Not too long ago, we announced that Marcus To would be taking over the duties as the regular artist on RED ROBIN, pairing him with writer Chris Yost to tell the ongoing adventures of Tim Drake. But that can't be enough, can it? So, to help you get that much closer to Friday, here's a look at the cover to RED ROBIN #7, from To.
Writer Judd Winick and artist Mark Bagley kick off part three of their four-part BATMAN story with a bang, as Penguin ups the ante in his bid to become the top crook in Gotham and enlists a few of Arkham's finest to keep the Dark Knight occupied. Meanwhile, a new player enters the scene to help the Penguin -- or does he have more devious goals? All this while Two-Face gets closer to making a startling discovery about who Batman really is.
BATMAN #690 hits today.
If any hero should worry amidst the events surrounding BLACKEST NIGHT, it should be Batman. Boasting one of the strongest, creepiest and deadliest Rogues Gallery in the DCU, just the idea of some of the fallen villains returning as Black Lanterns sends a chill up my spine. Will the new Batman's career be cut short? Will Red Robin have to face off against his own father? You'll have to pick up the issue to find out.
Writer and filmmaker Kevin Smith re-teams with his CACOPHONY collaborator Walt Flanagan for BATMAN: THE WIDENING GYRE for an all-new adventure starring the Caped Crusader. The stakes are high as Batman encounters a new vigilante, amidst what Smith describes as a "backdrop of romance, intrigue and geek-bait guest stars galore."
And this is only the beginning, folks. And while you count down the minutes until you can head to your store tomorrow, here are a few pages from the first issue.
Welcome to the first installment of "This Just Happened," a feature we'll throw out here on the blog semi-regularly. It's pretty self-explanatory. We'll spotlight a key scene or moment in a recent DCU book and with some level of spoiler warning, show some cool art from said book. So, let's get started, shall we?