If that stack comics on my desk (which I’ve kindly reposted above) from yesterday wasn’t clue enough, let me be frank: it’s an exciting time for Batman, and for Batman fans, like me. November lit the fuse and things are not slowing down. Come February, we’ve got the launch of J.H. Williams III and co.’s BATWOMAN ongoing, featuring co-writer W. Haden Blackman.
And how does the beginning of Batman, Inc. work into Red Robin's plan to initiate an international stranglehold on crime? If Batman approves of everything Red Robin has set in motion, what will he do when his protégé decides to release the gang-leader-and-maybe-undercover-cop Lynx from prison? And guess which surprise guest star you'll see when Red Robin takes a quick trip to Hong Kong. All thanks to the regular team of writer Fabian Nicieza and artist Marcus To. RED ROBIN #17 hits today. [gallery]
The new Anarky has his own version of Red Robin's Hit List! Ulysses Armstrong has made a record of Gotham City teens who could be Red Robin – and he's murdering them one by one. With an incapacitated Tim Drake crossed off his list, can Red Robin stop Anarky before the villain attacks his next target? And with the deaths of innocents weighing on his conscience, how far will Red Robin go to cross Anarky off his own Hit List? Only Fabian Nicieza and Marcus To know. RED ROBIN #16 hits 9/9. [gallery link="file"]
It’s that time again folks – your chance to peek into the future of the Dark Knight. A future which is pretty bright, actually. What’s in store? Well, we’ve given you a sense of it over the last few weeks: BATMAN INC., THE DARK KNIGHT, BATMAN AND ROBIN, BATWOMAN and DETECTIVE COMICS will be launching or sporting new creative teams this month. Click below for the specifics and a ton of new art.
With Tim Drake targeted for assassination, will Red Robin have to eliminate his secret identity? Or is it all part of an elaborate ruse to draw out the lethal Egyptian assassin known as Scarab and get Vicki Vale off his trail? RED ROBIN #15 hits 8/4. [gallery link="file"]
New regular writer Fabian Nicieza joins forces with artist Marcus To as a surge of organized mobs begin to spread across Gotham. Who are the Socials and what is their agenda? Plus, an unexpected throwdown between Red Robin and Robin. RED ROBIN #13 hits tomorrow. [gallery link="file"]
Writer Chris Yost closes out his run on the series with an issue that serves as the culmination of a year's worth of mystery, intrigue and Red Robin heroics. Who will win in a battle between Tim Drake and Ra's al Ghul? Who has Ra's been talking to all this time in the shadows? Why was Lucius Fox desperate to find Tim? And what made Tim so sure Bruce Wayne was alive way back in Red Robin #1? Find out here. RED ROBIN #12 hits 5/5. [gallery link="file"]