We couldn’t begin to guess what your plans are for this morning or afternoon. But if you’re anything like us, we know where you’re spending tonight—Gotham.
Yes, it’s finally here. The eagerly awaited new series focusing on Gotham City in the years before Batman hit the scene debuts tonight on FOX. You’ve seen the trailers, clips and billboards. You’ve read the interviews and articles. But what can you actually expect to see when the show opens and the action unfolds? Well, we’re not about to ruin it, but we can give you a few things to watch for…
SPOILER ALERT: If you have not read DETECTIVE COMICS #30 and do not wish to know what happens, stop reading this post now (major spoilers ahead!).
There’s lots to talk about as THE FLASH creative team of Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato take over the creative reins of DETECTIVE COMICS with issue #30! It’s a bold new direction for the Dark Knight, with Batman knee-deep in a new mystery involving a deadly new narcotic, Icarus, hitting the streets of Gotham City.
Don’t know about you, but we anticipate spending quite a bit of time in Gotham in the future, for what is shaping up to be one heck of an awesome television series.
Following the exploits of rookie detective James Gordon (played by Ben McKenzie), the upcoming Fox television show will explore the infamous titular city years before the Dark Knight first cast his vengeful shadow upon the criminal underground, back when Bruce Wayne was still a young boy that only recently saw his parents murdered right before his eyes.
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: