Batman Investigates the City’s Secret History in ‘Gates of Gotham’ [Preview]
On sale now is the first issue if Batman: Gates of Gotham, a new five-part miniseries written by Scott Snyder & Kyle Higgins with artwork by Trevor McCarthy. Hotly anticipated by fans of Snyder’s impressive work on Detective Comics, Higgins’ excellent origin story for the Nightrunner, the Batman of Paris, and McCarthy’s superlative artwork throughout his career, Gates of Gotham finds members of Grant Morrison’s Batman Incorporated teaming up to solve a mystery that’s as old as Gotham City itself.
Very promisingly the Batman story readers have been waiting for since the conclusion of Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne, DC’s Batman: Gates of Gotham is on sale now in comics shops everywhere and can be purchased online from Things From Another World.
BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM #1
Written by SCOTT SNYDER and KYLE HIGGINS
Art and Cover by TREVOR MCCARTHY
1:25 Variant cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
When a mystery as old as Gotham City itself surfaces, Batman assembles a team of his greatest detectives – including Red Robin, Owlman, I-Ching and others – to investigate this startling new enigma. As clues are discovered and the mystery deepens, Batman’s team soon finds itself on a journey that explores different eras in Gotham’s history and touches upon notable Gotham families including the Waynes, Kanes, and Elliotts.
This miniseries spins out of recent events in the Batman titles and sets the stage for several exciting storylines in 2011. Additionally, this limited series touches upon mysterious story elements introduced in Grant Morrison’s RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE. Featuring many exciting Batman Family guest stars!
On sale MAY 18 • 1 of 6, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US