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Detective Comics “Shadows of the Bat” kickoff train preview and occasion recordsdata

Home Data Detective Comics #1047 (Image credit: DC) Sequence author Mariko Tamaki’s three-month 12-fragment Detective Comics ‘Shadows of the Bat’ weekly memoir arc begins in January 4’s Detective Comics #1047 and Newsarama has a preview of the kickoff train by artists Ivan Reis and Danny Miki.Detective Comics #1047 (Image credit: DC)The ‘Shadows of the Bat’…

Detective Comics “Shadows of the Bat” kickoff train preview and occasion recordsdata
Detective Comics #1047

Detective Comics #1047
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Sequence author Mariko Tamaki’s three-month 12-fragment Detective Comics ‘Shadows of the Bat’ weekly memoir arc begins in January 4’s Detective Comics #1047 and Newsarama has a preview of the kickoff train by artists Ivan Reis and Danny Miki.

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Detective Comics #1047 (Image credit: DC)

The ‘Shadows of the Bat’ occasion aspects the members of the Bat-Family dealing with a Gotham Metropolis disaster with out family patriarch Batman and entails the gaping hole the destroyed Arkham Asylum leaves in the city and the strive and change it with Arkham Tower headed by the mysterious, cruel, and conniving Dr. Do on that finally ends up going horribly array.

And we mean the complete Bat-Family, including Nightwing, Harley Quinn, the Arkham patient who thinks she’s Harley Quinn, Huntress, the Batgirls, Batwoman, Tim Drake, Psycho-Pirate (huh?), and … watch for it … Batman!

Certain, it looks Batman’s excessive-profile exit from Gotham Metropolis is also short-lived. Or as a minimum, he comes support in short to serve with the Arkham Tower mess. 

Each month’s disorders are written by Tamaki but drawn by a special artist or art work team.

January’s Detective Comics #1047-1050 are drawn by Reis and Miki. 

February’s Detective Comics #1051-1054 are drawn by Max Raynor. 

March’s final four chapters, Detective Comics #1055-1058 are drawn by Amancay Nahuelpan. 

All disorders additionally consist of a chapter of a 12-fragment backup memoir ‘Condo of Gotham’ by Matthew Rosenberg and Fernando Blanco which is informed by the eyes of a boy whose lifestyles turned into as soon as modified by the Joker one night early in Batman’s occupation.

Take a look at out the Detective Comics #1047 “Shadows of the Bat” preview accurate fashion here and under that Newsarama has quiet the solicitations for all 12 disorders of the occasion. 

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January 2022

DETECTIVE COMICS #1047

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DETECTIVE COMICS #1047


Written by MARIKO TAMAKI


Artwork by IVAN REIS and DANNY MIKI


Backup written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG


Backup art work by FERNANDO BLANCO


Conceal by IRVIN RODRIGUEZ


Variant by LEE BERMEJO


1: 25 variant by JORGE FORNÉS


1: 50 variant by SIMONE DI MEO


$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (Card stock)


ON SALE 1/4/22

“The Tower” begins! The 12-fragment weekly Detective Comics occasion begins here. Arkham Asylum has fallen, and in its keep, Arkham Tower has risen in the coronary heart of the city, a pitch made by the mysterious Dr. Do on. Unlike the Asylum, Dr. Do on guarantees his methods and drug treatments will heal Gotham’s criminally inclined for lawful—a claim that skeptics love Deb Donovan and the Bat-Family don’t exclaim. There is something unsuitable with the tower, with Dr. Do on’s methods—and with Batman some distance from Gotham Metropolis, the leisure of the Bat-Family goes to uncover what…but no longer sooner than all the pieces explodes. Written by severely acclaimed author Mariko Tamaki, persevering with her unbelievable Detective Comics bustle, and drawn by DC Comics tale Ivan Reis!


Backup: “Condo of Gotham” begins! For a actually long time two homes beget overpassed Gotham Metropolis, beckoning its damaged: Wayne Manor and Arkham Asylum. In this chronicle 12-fragment backup memoir, author Matthew Rosenberg and artist Fernando Blanco will explore the affect that Batman and Arkham Asylum beget had on the city…by the eyes of a boy whose lifestyles turned into as soon as modified with out raze by The Joker one awful night early in the Darkish Knight’s occupation!


DETECTIVE COMICS #1048

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DETECTIVE COMICS #1048

Written by MARIKO TAMAKI


Artwork by IVAN REIS and DANNY MIKI


Backup written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG


Backup art work by FERNANDO BLANCO


Conceal by IRVIN RODRIGUEZ


Variant by LEE BERMEJO


1: 25 variant by JORGE FORNÉS


$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (Card stock)


ON SALE 1/11/22

“The Tower” fragment two! The mysteries of Dr. Do on inaugurate to unfold as a brand original doctor named Frow joins the team of Arkham Tower. The Bat-Family tries to decide out the true come to infiltrate the facility, but anyone can also impartial beget gotten the drop on them…anyone no longer irregular with psychiatric companies…one Dr. Harleen Quinzel, better known to you dear readers as Harley Quinn!


Backup: “Condo of Gotham” fragment two! A boy’s fogeys had been killed by The Joker, and he fell by the cracks of the gadget. In preference to being despatched to a facility that also can care for him and his trauma, he turned into as soon as despatched to Arkham Asylum! Will the villains inner spend him alive or gift him how to outlive in a city ruthlessly overseen by Batman??


DETECTIVE COMICS #1049

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DETECTIVE COMICS #1049

Written by MARIKO TAMAKI


Artwork by IVAN REIS and DANNY MIKI


Backup written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG


Backup art work by FERNANDO BLANCO


Conceal by DAN MORA


Variant by LEE BERMEJO


1: 25 variant by JORGE FORNÉS


$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (Card stock)


ON SALE 1/18/22

When Huntress elected to jog undercover in Arkham Tower, it turned into as soon as to look at a keep of therapeutic that seemed too lawful to be appropriate. Nonetheless what occurs when Helena Bertinelli genuinely does need some therapeutic? With Nightwing and Batwoman additionally on the inner, what started as an undercover mission has grew to modified into accurate into a rescue operation as the mysteries of Dr. Do on’s Arkham Tower inaugurate to solve!


Then, in “Condo of Gotham” fragment three, the young boy rescued by Batman has begun his path of treatment at Arkham, so why are the true folk displaying him kindness those whom the laws asserts are criminals? Or no longer it’s a cycle of violence the Darkish Knight has no retort for as Gotham’s most vulnerable strive against to care for their heads above water!

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DETECTIVE COMICS #1050

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DETECTIVE COMICS #1050

Written by MARIKO TAMAKI


Artwork by IVAN REIS and DANNY MIKI


Backup 1 written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG


Backup 1 art work by FERNANDO BLANCO


Backup 2 written by MARK WAID


Backup 2 art work by DAN MORA


Conceal by IRVIN RODRIGUEZ


Variant by LEE BERMEJO


4-fragment connecting variant by JORGE MOLINA


1: 25 variant by JORGE FORNÉS


Team variant by JAY FABOK


$5.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $6.99 US (Card stock)


ON SALE 1/25/22

Or no longer it’s the landmark, oversize train Detective Comics #1050, and some of the best names in comics are here to celebrate the Darkish Knight! First up in “The Tower” fragment four, the villainous power retaining Arkham Tower’s sufferers sedated is in a roundabout contrivance printed—and this villain’s return is guaranteed to find you with out discover! Or no longer it’s the dramatic conclusion to behave one of Mariko Tamaki’s Arkham Tower chronicle, introduced to lifestyles by the legendary Ivan Reis! Then, in “Condo of Gotham” fragment four, Matthew Rosenberg and Fernando Blanco bewitch us into the seedy underbelly of Gotham’s criminal elite by the lens of the distinctive Robin (Dick Grayson), and gift what it takes for a young man to outlive amongst the deadliest killers in the DCU. Or no longer it’s a tour de power of Gotham’s vilest villains!

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February

DETECTIVE COMICS #1051

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DETECTIVE COMICS #1051

Written by MARIKO TAMAKI


Artwork by MAX RAYNOR


Backup written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG


Backup art work by FERNANDO BLANCO


Conceal by IRVIN RODRIGUEZ


Variant by LEE BERMEJO


1: 25 variant by JORGE FORNÉS


$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (Card stock)


ON SALE 2/1/22

Psycho-Pirate! Qu’est-ce que ç’est? The mind manipulations of 1 of the DCU’s most calamitous villains are printed on the coronary heart of Arkham Tower…but who’s genuinely calling the shots? As Batwoman’s undercover operation takes a disastrous flip, Huntress finds her have mission contained in the Tower growing extra unsafe by the moment! All is printed on this explosive first chapter in act two of the “Shadows of the Bat” weekly occasion!


Then, in “Condo of Gotham” fragment 5, the Boy emerges from his Scarecrow caper with a brand original standpoint on the sector…but what’s scarier: Dr. Crane’s effort toxins, or Batman’s administration of Gotham’s militarized early life?


DETECTIVE COMICS #1052

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DETECTIVE COMICS #1052

Written by MARIKO TAMAKI


Artwork by MAX RAYNOR


Backup written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG


Backup art work by FERNANDO BLANCO


Conceal by IRVIN RODRIGUEZ


Variant by LEE BERMEJO


1: 25 variant by JORGE FORNÉS


$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (Card stock)


ON SALE 2/8/22

“His preserve is breaking!” That’s the message written in blood across the minds of Arkham Tower’s inhabitants, after a nightmare melee is unleashed! With Gotham’s deadliest criminals reverting to their damaged-down, murderous selves in one horrific night, Dr. Do on has loads of explaining to attach…and various retaining as a lot as attach. Can Nightwing unravel this mystery sooner than the folk of Arkham Tower are keep in anxiousness again?


Plus, Batman’s iron grip on Gotham is sufficient to pressure the determined to madness…and madness is on the mind of the Boy in fragment six of “Condo of Gotham.” When an moderate night at coat check on the Iceberg Lounge turns accurate into a violent strive against royal between the Darkish Knight and the Penguin, strains are blurred, folk are damage, and the Boy’s descent accurate into a lifestyles of crime deepens…


DETECTIVE COMICS #1053

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DETECTIVE COMICS #1053

Written by MARIKO TAMAKI


Artwork by MAX RAYNOR


Backup written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG


Backup art work by FERNANDO BLANCO


Conceal by IRVIN RODRIGUEZ


Variant by LEE BERMEJO


1: 25 variant by JORGE FORNÉS


$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (Card stock)


ON SALE 2/15/22

Battle in the streets! As Dr. Do on desperately tries to care for his plans for Arkham Tower from crumbling, a valuable drug deal long gone wicked puts the apprehensive doc in the sights of every and every the Event Crashers and the Penguin! The list of people very badly seeking to kill Dr. Do on grows, and Nightwing is on the precipice of cracking the complete scheme huge delivery! Nonetheless with the maniacal Event Crashers waging battle against the Bat-Family across Gotham, Dick must keep between helping a tower chubby of villains and helping his family!


Then, it be Knightfall in Gotham all over fragment seven of “Condo of Gotham,” as the Boy (growing accurate into a man sooner than our eyes) runs afoul of an uber-violent, unhinged Azrael Batman! This most up-to-date battle pushes Gotham’s most vulnerable into madness, and one man’s rogues gallery shows itself as any other man’s salvation.


DETECTIVE COMICS #1054

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DETECTIVE COMICS #1054

Written by MARIKO TAMAKI


Artwork by MAX RAYNOR


Backup written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG


Backup art work by FERNANDO BLANCO


Conceal by IRVIN RODRIGUEZ


Variant by LEE BERMEJO


1: 25 variant by JORGE FORNÉS


$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (Card stock)


ON SALE 2/22/22

Or no longer it’s Nightwing versus Psycho-Pirate in the good finale of “Shadows of the Bat” act two of three! As Gotham’s elite receive to celebrate the formal opening of Arkham Tower, Dr. Do on’s secret weapon is extra unhinged than ever, and the storm clouds of catastrophe receive above the city’s monument to reform! The Event Crashers, the Bat-Family, Penguin’s forces, and a tower chubby of harmless civilians and villainous sufferers converge in the chapter you’re going to must stare to exclaim! Spoiler alert: no longer all and sundry makes it out alive!


Each memoir has two sides, and as great as Batman has reached out his hand by the darkness to bewitch a explore at to serve the Boy, there are too many fingers in the shadows of Gotham pulling in the opposite contrivance. The finale of act two of “Condo of Gotham” poses a stark preference: Are dwelling with the family you realize, or betray all the pieces that you too can impartial beget got realized to be appropriate?

March

DETECTIVE COMICS #1055

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DETECTIVE COMICS #1055

Written by MARIKO TAMAKI


Artwork by AMANCAY NAHUELPAN


Backup written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG


Backup art work by FERNANDO BLANCO


Conceal by IRVIN RODRIGUEZ


Variant duvet by LEE BERMEJO


1: 25 variant duvet by JORGE FORNÉS


$4.99 US | 40 pages


Variant $5.99 US (card stock)


ON SALE 3/1/22

The Tower under siege! With their great scheme crumbling around them, Dr. Do on and the mysterious Dr. Ocean beget misplaced administration of Arkham Tower to the sufferers it homes…who precise so happen to be some of the most violent, murderous villains Gotham Metropolis has ever seen. The Bat-Family on the inner are in shambles: Huntress is wounded, Nightwing is carrying 175 kilos of smarmy jerk on his shoulder, and Dr. Meridian is incapacitated. Who’s left to attach the civilian hostages from this nightmare? Hmm…wasn’t there a patient who design she turned into as soon as Harley Quinn?


Then, in “Condo of Gotham” fragment 9, the boy is growing up…and growing into the man that Gotham Metropolis has made him. By the trauma of his time with the Penguin to the phobia wrought by Azrael, a brand original mission springs to mind for this misplaced son of Gotham…kill.


DETECTIVE COMICS #1056

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DETECTIVE COMICS #1056

Written by MARIKO TAMAKI


Artwork by AMANCAY NAHUELPAN


Backup written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG


Backup art work by FERNANDO BLANCO


Conceal by IRVIN RODRIGUEZ


Variant duvet by LEE BERMEJO


1: 25 variant duvet by JORGE FORNÉS


The Batman variant duvet by PUPPETEER LEE


$4.99 US | 40 pages


Variant $5.99 US (card stock)


ON SALE 3/8/22

The Scarecrow stalks The Tower! Dr. Jonathan Crane, who no longer too long ago jumpy Gotham Metropolis all over “Dismay Mutter,” is but one of many villainous inhabitants of Arkham Tower jockeying for keep as chief of the hostage difficulty unfolding sooner than all and sundry’s eyes. Nonetheless with security down, Huntress, Nightwing, and Harley Quinn are no longer moderately so outnumbered…here come Batwoman, the Batgirls, and Tim Drake to the rescue! Can the Bat-Family attach the harmless civilians caught in the crossfire? And that’s no longer the true serve arriving on the scene…


The boy kicks his design into gear in “Condo of Gotham” partt 10! On a mission to kill the source of his trauma, the boy’s goal squares completely on The Joker and the Batman…two sides of the identical coin that beget, in his mind, precipitated him and the city nothing but anguish. Plus: Batgirl, a villainous bustle-in, and any other step toward catastrophe for Jim Gordon!


DETECTIVE COMICS #1057

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DETECTIVE COMICS #1057


Written by MARIKO TAMAKI


Artwork by AMANCAY NAHUELPAN


Backup written byMATTHEW ROSENBERG


Backup art work by FERNANDO BLANCO


Conceal by IRVIN RODRIGUEZ


Variant duvet by LEE BERMEJO


1: 25 variant duvet by JORGE FORNÉS


$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)


ON SALE 3/15/22

Batman is support! And precise in time to attach the lifestyles of Nightwing, who turned into as soon as given a effort toxin orderly-dose and tossed out of a skyscraper—any other tragedy surrounding Arkham Tower’s adverse takeover. As Scarecrow readies his forces for the huge bat, battle erupts on each and every floor of the building between the Penguin’s thugs, the Event Crashers, the murderous Arkham inmates, and an overwhelmed Bat-Family who’s struggling to salvage all and sundry out alive! Will the return of the bat be sufficient to flip the tide to victory…or does any other X facet lurk in the strive against that also can attach the day?


The penultimate chapter of “Condo of Gotham” arrives as a strive against erupts between Batman, The Joker, and the Boy in horrifying vogue! Bruce Wayne has felt responsibility for this difficulty for years now…but does he beget what it takes to attach the lifestyles of his sworn enemy?


DETECTIVE COMICS #1058

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DETECTIVE COMICS #1058

Written by MARIKO TAMAKI


Artwork by AMANCAY NAHUELPAN


Backup written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG


Backup art work by FERNANDO BLANCO


Conceal by IRVIN RODRIGUEZ


Variant duvet by LEE BERMEJO


1: 25 variant duvet by JORGE FORNÉS


$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)


ON SALE 3/22/22

The Tower crashes to a shut! In the chronicle finale to this weekly memoir of terror, alliances are solid amongst no longer going allies, and the Bat-Family reassess their approach of their battle on crime in Gotham Metropolis. Will Psycho-Pirate be Batman’s most up-to-date eyes and ears on the streets? Can Koyuki Nakano ever enhance from the disturbing events she witnessed? How great fun will the Batgirls beget beating the snot out of Penguin’s goons at a seedy motel? The answers watch for you and much, great extra on this cataclysmic culmination! (With the exception of for the Batgirls, I will expose you accurate fashion now that retort is “so a lot.”)


As if one dramatic conclusion wasn’t sufficient, the finale of “Condo of Gotham” will jog away you breathless as Batman is confronted with an impossible option: kill a monster of his have creation…or let others be killed in the approach. “Save the patient in entrance of you” turned into as soon as the advice from Thomas Wayne…

Keeping monitor of a 12-fragment weekly occasion is precisely why Newsarama created its recordsdata to your complete original Batman comics, graphic novels, collections from DC arriving in 2021 and 2022.

I’m no longer precise the Newsarama founder and editor-in-chief, I’m additionally a reader. And that reference is precise barely bit older than the origin of my Newsarama trudge. I founded what would modified into the comical book news topic in 1996, and with the exception of for a temporary sojourn at Marvel Comics as its marketing and marketing and communications supervisor in 2003, I have been writing about original comical book titles, artistic changes, and each and every so most frequently offering my standpoint on necessary industry events and trends for the 25 years since. No topic many changes to Newsarama, my ardour for the medium of comical books and the characters makes the closing quarter-century (it be loopy to stare that in writing) time spent doing what I appreciate most.

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