Connect with us
Tynion and Tomasi collaborating for 'Batman: Pennyworth R.I.P.'

Comic Books

Tynion and Tomasi collaborating for ‘Batman: Pennyworth R.I.P.’

Coming this February.

Press Release

He was one of his greatest allies… and now he’s gone. Coming February 12th, 2020, Batman veterans James Tynion IV (Batman) and Peter J Tomasi (Batman & Robin) are co-writing Batman: Pennyworth R.I.P. and illustrated by Eddy Barrows (Freedom Fighters), Eber Ferreira (Blackest Night) and many others.

The one shot will be be 48 pages. Here’s the full press release:

Listen to the latest episode of our weekly comics podcast!

In issue #77 of Batman, the unthinkable happened. Readers everywhere were stunned to see Alfred Pennyworth—the faithful butler to not only Batman, but all the Bat-Family—meet a brutal end at the hands of Bane.

Alfred Pennyworth served the Wayne family for decades—even through the terrible loss of the Dark Knight’s parents. His shocking death at the hands of Bane is the only event that could possibly compare to that fateful night in Crime Alley, and it leaves Bruce at a similar crossroads. If Alfred was the glue that held the Bat-Family together, how will Batman deal with that all falling apart? And if the Caped Crusader is to be truly alone, he might either hang that cape up once and for all…or double down and carry on with this vengeful quest forever.

Co-written by James Tynion IV (Justice League, Justice League Dark, Detective Comics) and Peter J. Tomasi (Detective Comics, Adventures of the Super Sons, Batman and Robin) with art by Eddy Barrows (Freedom Fighters), Eber Ferreira (Blackest Night, Wonder Woman), and others, Batman: Pennyworth R.I.P. celebrates the life of one of the most important people in the history of Gotham City, while also addressing questions about what’s next.

This 48-page Prestige Format one-shot goes on sale at comic book stores and participating online retailers February 12, 2020. For the latest information on the World’s Greatest Super Heroes, visit the DC website at www.dccomics.com, the DC YouTube channel, or follow @DC Comics and @TheDCNation on social media.

It’ll be interesting to see the impact of Alfred’s death explored, especially by Tynion and Tomasi, who are very well versed in the Dark Knight’s world.

Batman: Pennyworth R.I.P. hits shelves February 12th, 2020.

Like what we do here at AIPT? Consider supporting us and independent comics journalism by becoming a patron today! In addition to our sincere thanks, you can gain access to our vibrant Discord community of patrons and staff members, get trade paperbacks sent to your house every month, and a lot more. Click the button below to get started!

Comments

In Case You Missed It

The evolving queerness of 'Young Avengers': the Heinberg and Cheung era The evolving queerness of 'Young Avengers': the Heinberg and Cheung era

The evolving queerness of ‘Young Avengers’: the Heinberg and Cheung era

Comic Books

Avengers Mech Strike Avengers Mech Strike

Marvel Comics launching ‘Avengers Mech Strike’ for February 2021

Comic Books

X-Force #14 X-Force #14

‘X-Force’ #14 review

Comic Books

DC Preview: Legion of Super-Heroes #11 DC Preview: Legion of Super-Heroes #11

DC Preview: Legion of Super-Heroes #11

Comic Books

Connect
Newsletter Signup