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DC expands Sean Murphy’s Batman White Knight universe with ‘Generation Joker’

‘Batman: White Knight Presents: Generation Joker’ #1 comes to comic shops May 9th.

DC Comics has revealed Sean Murphy’s White Knight universe isn’t over yet, with a planned Batman: White Knight Presents: Generation Joker #1 launching May 9th. The series will feature a story by Murphy and is written by Katana Collins and Clay McCormack featuring art by Mirka Andolfo.

“I’m really excited to be expanding the world of White Knight with this new book,” said Sean Murphy. “I think Clay, Katana, and Mirka are doing a great job of adding more variety to the characters and the universe. Anyone who’s wondering what happens to Bruce and the gang after the big reveal in Beyond the White Knight will want to check this out.”

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So what’s Batman: White Knight Presents: Generation Joker #1 about?

When the rebellious twins run away in a stolen Batmobile, only Joker Jack Napier’s quickly fading hologram has any hope of getting them home safely and keeping them out of the family business. But a life of crime isn’t the only temptation young Bryce and Jackie are facing: the kids uncover a dark secret that could bring their dad back to life for good! With a wild array of Batman’s former enemies and allies on their tails, will the kids succeed in reviving the Dark Knight’s greatest foe? Find out as Jackie and Bryce take center stage in the White Knight Universe!

DC also made note, revealed at the end of Batman: Beyond the White Knight #8, Murphy will write and draw the upcoming World’s Finest: White Knight. The story will address Superman and Wonder Woman’s inclusion in the White Knight Universe and will feature unique twists on the classic characters, including Diana Prince as an F.B.I. Agent. Stay tuned for a future announcement on when fans can expect the series to launch.

The first issue will feature covers by Murphy, Andolfo, Dan Mora and foil and black and white variants too. Check out a preview below!

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

There’s nothing quite like a road trip to really bring a family together. Especially when your parents are The Joker and Harley Quinn. Following the explosive finale of Batman: Beyond the White Knight, available today at local comic stores, Sean Murphy is expanding the White Knight Universe with Batman: White Knight Presents: Generation Joker. Murphy reunites with co-writers Katana Collins (Batman: White Knight Presents: Harley Quinn) and Clay McCormack (Batman: White Knight Presents: Red Hood) to bring fans the latest chapter of the White Knight story with the help of rising-star artist Mirka Andolfo (Sweet Paprika, Superman vs. Lobo).

“I’m really excited to be expanding the world of White Knight with this new book,” said Sean Murphy. “I think Clay, Katana, and Mirka are doing a great job of adding more variety to the characters and the universe. Anyone who’s wondering what happens to Bruce and the gang after the big reveal in Beyond the White Knight will want to check this out.”

When the rebellious twins run away in a stolen Batmobile, only Joker Jack Napier’s quickly fading hologram has any hope of getting them home safely and keeping them out of the family business. But a life of crime isn’t the only temptation young Bryce and Jackie are facing: the kids uncover a dark secret that could bring their dad back to life for good! With a wild array of Batman’s former enemies and allies on their tails, will the kids succeed in reviving the Dark Knight’s greatest foe? Find out as Jackie and Bryce take center stage in the White Knight Universe!

Also revealed at the end of Batman: Beyond the White Knight #8 is that Murphy will write and draw the upcoming World’s Finest: White Knight. The story will address Superman and Wonder Woman’s inclusion in the White Knight Universe and will feature unique twists on the classic characters, including Diana Prince as an F.B.I. Agent. Stay tuned for a future announcement on when fans can expect the series to launch.

Batman: White Knight Presents: Generation Joker features a story by Sean Murphy, is written by Katana Collins and Clay McCormack with art by Mirka Andolfo. The first issue will be available at comic shops on May 9th with a main cover by Murphy and variants by Mirka Andolfo, Dan Mora and Murphy.

Story by SEAN MURPHY

Written by KATANA COLLINS and CLAY McCORMACK

Art by MIRKA ANDOLFO

Cover by SEAN MURPHY

Variant cover by MIRKA ANDOLFO

1:25 cover by DAN MORA

1:50 B&W cover by SEAN MURPHY

1:100 foil cover by SEAN MURPHY

$4.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6 | (all covers are card stock)

ON SALE 5/9/23

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