Even though the crowds of Comic-Con International might be a huge hassle, there's one thing that we can all agree on as being well worth the trouble: Burritos. And being able to talk to our favorite creators about their upcoming projects, I guess, but seriously, the burritos out there are amazing. Fortunately for me, I was able to combine both of those things when I grabbed lunch with Joe Keatinge, and we spent the walk back to the convention center chatting about his upcoming Knight story in the Batman Incorporated special, and the launch of Marvel Knights Hulk later this year.
Knight and Squire
Since the earliest days of superhero comics there's been a tug of war between the forces of whimsical adventure and those of grim 'n gritty realism. Now, don't be alarmed, the question of which is the one right and true way to tell a capes and tights story wasn't resolved once and for all this week, so we can all thankfully keep arguing about it.
Yesterday, DC announced that writer Paul Cornell would be writing a six-issue "Knight & Squire" mini-series with artist Jimmy Broxton and covers by Yannick Paquette, finally giving Batman and Robin's English counterparts their first ever solo story.
According to Cornell, who last visited the world of British super-heroics in Marvel's fantastic (and sadly canceled) "Captain Britain and MI-13," his story of t