Man, there’s a lot of moving parts to the Batman family of titles right now.
DC is aggressively expanding the family tree in the coming months with titles like Robin & Batman, Robins, Batgirls, I’m Batman, and Batman Beyond, Batman Unlimited’s somewhat under-the-radar yet essential bat. -The title is done. And of course, we know that James Tynion IV is stepping down as writer for the monthly Batman series, which will be replaced in December by Joshua Williamson for an indefinite period that will be four-year-old with artist George. The points would be no less than a story arc. Molina.
In the midst of all this is “Fear State”, the story of the current major crossover event that will have Tynion’s swan song (or his bat song) on the title.
The story continues in Batman #113 on September 21 by Tynion and artist Jorge Jimenez.
In the issue, readers learn something about Batman’s new rival-turned-ally Ghost-Maker who gives him an old connection to Jonathan Crane aka Scarecrow aka the ‘co-main protagonist of Fear State’.
Batman discovers the Scarecrow’s master plan: he wants to detonate a “Fear Bomb” in Gotham City (which sounds like Batman Begins, but that movie is awesome, so no problem here). to use
The issue features version covers by Ben Oliver and the aforementioned George Molina, as well as a backup story by Brandon Thomas and Max Dunbar, featuring the Clownhunter, who is plagued by Scarecrow’s fear venom and finds his greatest fear in the streets of Gotham. is living
So as our early contribution to Batman Day, check out a preview of the main story in our gallery.
And as always, Newsarama keeps track of all upcoming New Batman comic books, graphic novels and collections.