The long-awaited Batwoman series is on track to debut this September as part of the big DC Comics relaunch, and ComicsAlliance is pleased to exclusively present the cover to Batwoman #2, illustrated by the consistently jaw-dropping J.H. Williams III. On sale, October 12, Batwoman #2 will feature both a new villain and a new romance for Batwoman, a.k.a. Kate Kane.

Full solicitation:

BATWOMAN #2

Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN

Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III

On sale OCTOBER 12 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

Horror! A terrifying new villain stalks the innocent children of Gotham City! Intrigue! A threatening government agency is hot on Batwoman's trail. Romance! Kate Kane's new relationship is heating up!

Can Batwoman stop the new evil rising from the damp back alleys of Gotham's barrios? And overcome the many challenges she faces as both Batwoman and Kate Kane? 2011's most anticipated new series intensifies in this exciting second issue!