Jorge Jiménez Announces He’s Penciling Tynion IV’s Batman

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It’s no secret that Tom King’s initial 100-issue run on DC’s flagship Batman book is being cut short, with the writer now ending his tenure with his 85th issue, which will close out his “City of Bane” story arc. Detective Comics writer James Tynion IV was revealed to be taking the reins from King a […]

This Year in Batman

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Five years ago, as I noodled with my blog, I came across a fantastic Bruce Timm-produced Batman animated short featuring our beloved Bat characters Bruce Wayne and Terry McGinnis as they fought to defend the Bat Cave. It was the perfect way to celebrate our dear Dark Knight’s 75th anniversary. With the eightieth now upon […]

New Batman Comic Creative Team Announced

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Via The Hollywood Reporter, as part of the Batman Day festivities, DC comics head Dan DiDio has announced the new writer and artist that will replace Tom King on Batman 86. James Tynion IV will be joined on the book by Tony S. Daniel. Both the writer and artist have a long history with the Dark […]

Tom King Joins New Gods

Tom King is going from Batman to Big Barda. Deadline reports that the controversial Batman comic book writer has signed on to co-write the script for the New Gods movie with Ava DuVernay. While I’ve never been well-versed in the New Gods, I’ve been intrigued since this project was announced, and was extremely optimistic about […]

DC Comics takes Tom King off of Main Batman Book

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New reports indicate that Eisner-winning DC Comics writer Tom King has been removed from the main Batman book. This would result in the writer’s 100-issue exclusivity deal on the comic being cut short to just over 80 issues, with his last now being #85. Under Tom King, Bruce Wayne has been reduced from the crime-fighting […]