It’s a huge day for Batman fans. First, we’re treated to a phenomenal new trailer for the next Arkham game, Batman: Arkham Knight, and now we’ve just learned who will be playing the man destined to become Batman on Fox’s Gotham.
Gotham just isn’t Gotham without Bruce Wayne.
So said Fox Entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly earlier today at the Television Critics Association winter press tour. Announced last year, Gotham is Fox’s upcoming Batman prequel that focuses on a younger Detective Jim Gordon as he comes into his own within the Gotham PD, facing corruption within the ranks as well as a burgeoning slate of outlandish super-villains.
We often hear that a picture is worth a thousand words. As writers, we take some exception to that but even we have to admit that nothing we say can adequately sum up the amazingness of the digital first Batman: Li'l Gotham series than just showing you this:
When you rush to Free Comic Book Day, you’ll be picking up a copy of the second chapter in Geoff Johns’ GREEN LANTERN: SECRET ORIGIN. You’ll be super excited to see an exclusive first preview of FLASHPOINT #1. But what will your kids be reading?
The Batman does not like guns. Specifically, Bruce Wayne does not like guns. The reason why was established long ago. An alley. A mugger. A murder.
In the opening pages of BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT issue 2, on sale Wednesday, writer/artist David Finch has the Batman dispatch the Penguins' goons. When he tells them, "No more guns", we believe him.[gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]