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DC Comics launching digital first series ‘The Next Batman: Second Son’

John Ridley’s The Next Batman continues in new digital-first series.

Press Release

DC Comics shocked the world when they revealed there was a new Batman in Gotham and today it was announced he was getting a new digital-first series. Titled The Next Batman: Second Son, the series will begin February 23, 2021, and the first three digital chapters will be collected into print on April 6. It’ll be written by John Ridley with art by Tony Akins, Travel Foreman, and Mark Morales. 

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Now that the world knows Tim Fox is behind the mask fighting against The Magistrate in Gotham City, what’s the truth behind his origin and his connection to the current DC Universe? Featuring art by Tony Akins (Jack of Fables), Travel Foreman (Animal Man, Birds of Prey) and Mark Morales (Justice League, Deathstroke, REPRESENT!/”It’s A Bird”) this miniseries answers the questions behind Tim’s estrangement from Lucius Fox and the rest of the Fox family and his evolution from man of mystery to Gotham’s newest guardian.

You can catch up on the character right now in the pages of The Next Batman.

Check out the cover art for The Next Batman: Second Son below.

The Next Batman: Second Son

Trade waiting fans can expect a Batman by John Ridley Deluxe Edition capturing all of his Tim Fox stories in a 128 page hardcover out June 29, 2021. You can preorder it right now.

Check out the cover below.

Batman by John Ridley Deluxe Edition

For more on this news, check out the official DC Comics press release.

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