Friday, October 11, 2013

Batman: New 52 "Detective Comics #27", Batman 75th Anniversary, & Batman: Eternal details revealed

Next year is going to be another big year for The Batman, and it's not just because of a new title or two either.

Come 2014, it would have been 75 years since the character created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger first appeared in the pages of Detective Comics #27 in May 1939, and to celebrate things spectacularly, DC Comics is collaborating with a superb team of artists and writers to bring out a 104-page megahit anniversary issue with Detective Comics Vol. 2 #27. Lead by current Batman writer Scott Snyder, the occasion and team-up of superb creative forces will have the likes of Brad Meltzer, Paul Dini, Neal Adams, and Dustin Nguyen, as well as seminal Batman writer Frank Miller, who'll be drawing a two-page spread for the issue.

Following the anniversary issue, The Flash comic series collaborators Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato will take over and begin a run on Detective Comics themselves.

Also coming on Spring 2014 is Batman: Eternal - A new weekly-year long comic book series also helmed by Snyder, and with the support of James Tynion IV, John Layman, Ray Fawkes, Tim Seeley, and Jason Fabok.

For more information, visit the source post at USA Today and Newsarama. And for a more in depth interview on Eternal by Snyder, visit HeroFix.

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