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Paul Dano to write ‘Riddler: Year One’ with Stevan Subic

‘Riddler: Year One’ explores the background of how accountant Edward Nashton went from a simple Gotham City nobody to becoming Batman’s nemesis.

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DC Comics has revealed a new Riddler comic titled Riddler: Year One which will be written by actor Paul Dano. Paired with artist Sevan Subic, the comic will be a six-issue bimonthly series under DC Black Label.

Dano isn’t the first Batman movie villain to get a writing gig, as Danny Devito penned a story in Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant with Dan Mora on art back in November. This series will also be Subic’s debut with DC Comics.

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Little is known about the series, although some art has been released. Check that out below. The biggest clue in the art is the words “Question everything” which was also seen in the film.

So what’s Riddler: Year One about?

This series explores the background of how accountant Edward Nashton went from a simple Gotham City nobody to becoming Batman’s nemesis, setting them on a collision course in the blockbuster feature film.

Paul Dano to write 'Riddler: Year One' with Stevan Subic

The story will take place within The Batman universe and give fans more info surrounding Riddler’s origins. Whether or not this story somehow ties into, or takes inspiration from Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli Batman Year One remains to be seen.

For more on this news, read the official press release below.

For many film and comic book fans, Paul Dano’s portrayal of The Riddler in Matt Reeves’ The Batman (in theatres now) was arguably one of the most chilling and terrifying incarnations ever seen in a Batman film. This October, fans will have the opportunity to learn more about The Riddler’s origins in Riddler: Year One, a six-issue bimonthly DC Black Label series, written by The Batman actor Paul Dano, with art by acclaimed European illustrator Stevan Subic, making his DC debut.

This series explores the background of how accountant Edward Nashton went from a simple Gotham City nobody to becoming Batman’s nemesis, setting them on a collision course in the blockbuster feature film.

For the latest updates on Riddler: Year One and the World’s Greatest Super Heroes, visit the DC website at www.dccomics.com, and follow @dccomics and @thedcnation on social media.

 The Batman is now playing in theaters; for more information on the movie and to order tickets, visit the official website at www.thebatman.com.


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