Writer Grant Morrison undertook a major magnum opus with Batman Incorporated. As the culmination of his seven-year-run on the character, working in collaboration with artists including Cameron Stewart, Frazer Irving, Yanick Paquette, and Chris Burnham, he offered up perhaps hs definitive deconstruction of the character of Batman through the creation of a global Batman franchise.
Yet as series colorist Nathan Fairbairn tells us, Batman Incorporated experienced an unusual road bump in the form of a line-wide reboot that potentially undermined the thesis behind the whole series. Writing exclusively for ComicsAlliance, Fairbairn reveals how some pages were re-drawn for the book's Absolute collection, which arrived in stores this week.
Grant Morrison has announced that the end is nigh... for his superhero work, at least. The writer will be leaving both Action Comics and Batman Incorporated within the next year, and outside of two already-in-progress shorter works for DC Comics, he has no other superhero work planned to replace those books.Morrison dropped his bombshell in the middle of a c
In the aftermath of the mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado last Friday, in which 12 people were killed and dozens injured during a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises, DC Comics has delayed release ofBatman, Incorporated #3. In a letter sent to comic book retailers on Monday, the publisher indicated the decision was made due to "content that may be perceived as insensitive in light of recent events." The issue had already been shipped to some retailers.
Obviously, we're big Batman fans around here, and Chris Burnham has in a relatively short amount of time become one of our favorite Batman artists. Sporting a Darrow-esque ligne claire look fused with traditional superhero styles, Burnham seemed to
Blackhawks, Hawk and Dove, Men of War, Mister Terrific, O.M.A.C. and Static Shock are the first cancelations of the New 52, DC Comics' aggressive initiative to reinvigorate its publishing line with an aesthetic overhaul that saw the company launch or relaunch all superhero titles from issue #1. Notably, all six of the cancelled series were newly created for the
On sale this week from DC Comics is Batman Incorporated: Leviathan Strikes!, a special one-shot that serves as the much anticipated and much delayed conclusion to the first cycle of Grant Morrison's popular and acclaimed Batman Incorporated series. Drawn by Cameron Stewart and Chris Burnham with co
At the end of Batman Incorporated #7, there was this great teaser image for the next issue where Oracle called Batman as he suited up in a crazy Tron-esque version of his costume, with the dialogue "Calling Batman! Big trouble in Internet 3.0!" It's beautifully over-the-top, but at
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