Over at THE ONION AV CLUB, Leonard Pierce chats up BATMAN AND ROBIN writer Grant Morrison, kicking off their slate of SDCC coverage. Here's an excerpt, but by all means, click and read the interview in its entirety. Pretty engaging stuff:
How great was the first Greg Rucka and J.H. Williams III issue of DETECTIVE COMICS? Wonderful characterization, beautiful, mind-blowing art and a frightening new villain in Gotham. Well, there’s more.
In the second issue of writer Paul Dini and artist Dustin Nguyen's new ongoing Batman series, Commissioner Gordon must team up with the new Caped Crusader to battle the Firefly's deadly new methods. And, since one villain is never enough, the baddie known as Abuse starts making some noise in the streets of Gotham. Get it? Here's a look at the main feature, but don't forget each issue of STREETS also sports a MANHUNTER co-feature, from writer Marc Andreyko and artist Georges Jeanty, chronicling Kate Spencer's adventures in Batman's city.
Up-and-coming artist Rafael Albuquerque joins the ongoing writing team of Michael Green and Mike Johnson for a tale of the World's Finest duo -- Robin and Supergirl. When the inmates take over at Arkham, can anyone but the Boy Wonder and the Maid of Might put things right? Check out a few pages below to see. SUPERMAN/BATMAN #62 hits 7/15. [gallery link="file" columns="4"]
There's a new Batman in Gotham, but does that mean Gotham City wants him around? As Two-Face and Penguin take measures to keep the new hero at bay, one of the villains makes a startling new discovery about Dick Grayson. This issue kicks off a four-issue arc from writer Judd Winick and artist Mark Bagley, and we have a few pages for your perusal. BATMAN #688 hits on 7/8. [gallery link="file" columns="4"]