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DC First Look: Shadows of the Bat - Detective Comics #1047 & #1048
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DC First Look: Shadows of the Bat – Detective Comics #1047 & #1048

Courtesy of DC Comics, we have your first look at “Shadows of the Bat,” a new twelve-week story event kicking off in Detective Comics by Mariko Tamaki and artists Ivan Reis, Danny Miki, Max Raynor, Amancay Nahuelpan, and Jordie Bellaire. This arc will also feature backup stories by Matthew Rosenberg and Fernando Blanco exploring Arkham’s dark history.

Don’t miss the first look for World of Krypton, Batgirls, Batman, Swamp Thing Green Hell, and One-Star Squadron. Expect to find all of DC Comics’ December previews this Friday when DC Connect goes live digitally!

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Out of the ashes of Arkham Asylum, Arkham Tower rises in Gotham City… but the tower soon falls to the inmates and Batman’s allies are drawn back into the madness at the heart of Gotham, and the plans of the mysterious Dr. Wear.

The 12-issue event will also feature back-up stories written by Matthew Rosenberg (TASK FORCE Z) with art by Fernando Blanco (CATWOMAN), which explores Arkham’s dark history. .

The story kicks off with a prelude Issue #0 in November’s DETECTIVE COMICS 2021 ANNUAL, co-written by Mariko Tamaki and Matthew Rosenberg (TASK FORCE Z), with art by David Lapham (STRAY BULLETS) and Trish Mulvihill (BIRDS OF PREY). Get ready for SHADOWS OF THE BAT, as Mayor Nakano signs off on the new Arkham Tower, and Batman and Nightwing grapple with their opposing ideas on the place of Arkham in Gotham City, and with a new villain, THE MAEGER MAN.

DETECTIVE COMICS #1047

Written by Mariko Tamaki
Art by Ivan Reis and Danny Miki
Backup written by Matthew Rosenberg
Backup art by Fernando Blanco
Cover 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

DC First Look: Shadows of the Bat - Detective Comics #1047 & #1048

DC First Look: Shadows of the Bat - Detective Comics #1047 & #1048 DC First Look: Shadows of the Bat - Detective Comics #1047 & #1048 DC First Look: Shadows of the Bat - Detective Comics #1047 & #1048

DETECTIVE COMICS #1048

Written by Mariko Tamaki
Art by Ivan Reis and Danny Miki
Backup written by Matthew Rosenberg
Backup art by Fernando Blanco
Cover 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

DETECTIVE COMICS #1048

This is just one of the many titles DC has coming this December–be sure to check out DC CONNECT #17 to get the full list of titles and sneak previews. DC CONNECT is available to download digitally on DC UNIVERSE INFINITE and www.dccomics.com/dcconnect, and also available at your local comic shop in print on September 21st.

For the latest news on the World’s Greatest Super Heroes, check out the main page at www.dccomics.com or @DCComics and @thedcnation on social media, and don’t miss DC FanDome October 16th, where we’ll be sharing breaking news, sneak previews and more directly with the world’s greatest fans!

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