Comedian e-book author Chip Zdarsky will start writing DC’s Batman starting with its a hundred and twenty fifth concern, giving Bruce Wayne his very personal Doomsday.
DC Comics has simply introduced that comedian e-book author Chip Zdarsky will probably be taking up its essential Batman title starting with its a hundred and twenty fifth concern (that includes the Darkish Knight’s very personal Doomsday). Identified for his widespread work on Marvel Comics’ Daredevil and Spider-Man: Life Story, Zdarsky shared his pleasure for the Caped Crusader and the work that is already begun with Batman artist Jorge Jiménez in a brand new interview. Whereas new tales and secret villains had been teased, it is also been revealed that Zdarsky’s Batman will probably be placing its concentrate on one Robin specifically.
At the moment, Joshua Williamson has been writing Batman for DC Comics since December’s Batman #118 following the profitable run from James Tynion IV who put the Darkish Knight’s Gotham Metropolis by some harrowing darkness equivalent to The Joker Battle and Scarecrow’s Worry State. Nonetheless, Williamson is considered one of DC’s busiest creatives as he is additionally at the moment writing Robin, Deathstroke Inc., and Justice League Incarnate (together with huge crossover occasions developing equivalent to Shadow Battle and Darkish Disaster). Consequently, it appears as if DC has discovered their new long-term author for Batman with Chip Zdarsky.
In an interview with Comicbook.com, Zdarsky teases the place he’ll be taking the Darkish Knight starting with “Failsafe,” a six-issue story starting with an outsized Batman #125. Not solely did Zdarsky allude to the approaching of a stunning enemy from Batman’s previous in search of to finish Bruce Wayne as soon as and for all, however he additionally revealed that “Failsafe will probably be Batman’s Doomsday” (a reference to the villain who killed Superman). Here is the newly revealed cowl artwork (and a preview web page) from Jiménez in addition to variant covers for Batman #125 when it releases July fifth:
- BATMAN #125 (“Failsafe,” Half 1 of 6)
- Written by CHIP ZDARSKY
- Artwork by JORGE JIMENEZ
- Colours by TOMEU MOREY
- Most important outsized cowl by JORGE JIMENEZ
- Variant covers by INHYUK LEE and SIMONE DI MEO
- In shops Tuesday, July 5
Chip Zdarsky additionally shared his love for Tim Drake’s Robin, suggesting that he’ll have a big position in “Failsafe”: “The previous few years have had quite a lot of Batman on his personal, with so many (SO MANY) Robins, and so forth. in his orbit…I wished to actually spotlight the ‘Batman & Robin’ side of the characters whereas nonetheless sustaining the darker really feel we’re going for. Tim Drake is a favourite of mine and having the ability to spotlight him right here has been quite a lot of enjoyable.” Chip additionally made positive on his Substack publication to notice that Marvel followers should not fret, confirming that he’ll nonetheless be writing Daredevil concurrently with Batman (which does appear reasonably becoming).
Chip Zdarsky is not any stranger to the Darkish Knight as he is at the moment writing Batman: The Knight, a miniseries protecting Bruce Wayne’s early years previous to turning into Batman. He is additionally written anthology tales within the Batman: City Legends and Batman: Black and White. Nonetheless, taking over the DC’s flagship Batman title for the long run is extremely thrilling, permitting Zdarsky’s love for the Darkish Knight to actually shine when Batman #125 hits cabinets on July fifth.
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Supply: Comicbook.com, Substack
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