It’s all been building to this, folks. Bruce Wayne – Batman – has been lost in time and believed dead by his closest allies. His former sidekick has taken the cowl. Gotham remains under constant assault. But the question remains: where – or when – is Batman? BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #1 launches a special, six-issue event that chronicles the return of the original Dark Knight, springing from the mind of writer Grant Morrison. With each issue spanning a different era of time and featuring the dynamic artwork of a different, A-list comic book artist.
We’ll have a first look at BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #1 later this week, but to tide you over until then, we’ve got a new image for you to enjoy. While, as most of you know, superstar artist Andy Kubert is handling cover duties for the entire series, the variants are being provided by each issue’s interior artist. You’ve seen the variants to #1 and #2 in this space already, but why stop there? Here’s Pirate Batman in all his glory, courtesy of artist Yanick Paquette:
Who is the Domino Killer? And, more importantly, will the Dynamic Duo find their way out of the "Batman vs. Robin" story arc from writer Grant Morrison and artist Andy Clarke? Your questions are answered, plus a surprising return. What more could you ask for? BATMAN AND ROBIN #12 hits 5/5. [gallery link="file"]
Still recovering from that Cassaday image? Understandable. So are we. But we've got two more images that'll help get you to Tuesday with a smile on your face. Specifically, Andy Clarke's variant to BATMAN AND ROBIN #12 and Aaron Lopresti's WAR OF THE SUPERMEN #1 cover. [gallery link="file"]
We continue our spotlight on writer Grant Morrison and artists Frank Quitely and Philip Tan's BATMAN AND ROBIN: BATMAN REBORN Deluxe Edition this week with a look at the cover to issues #3-6, in the words of Grant. Swing back tomorrow for a look at the process behind redesigning the dynamic duo and more. ISSUE THREE
Today, the first collected volume of Grant Morrison's epic BATMAN AND ROBIN series hits comic shops in the form of BATMAN AND ROBIN: BATMAN REBORN, the Deluxe Edition. To commemorate the event, we're spotlighting the series this week with comments and artwork from the creators that made the collection possible -- Morrison and artist Frank Quitely and Philip Tan.