Batman will get the spotlight in the witching month of October with two special one-shots from DC Comics -- Batman Secret Files #1 and Cursed Comics Cavalcade #1.
DC Comics' October 2018 solicitations revealed each special issue will increase the standard page count, with Batman Secret Files #1 coming in at 48 pages and Cursed Comics Cavalcade at 80 pages in a prestige format.
An all-star lineup of creators will publish stories for each one-shot, including the likes of the Batman creative team of Tom King, Mikel Janin and Jordie Bellaire providing a framing sequence for Secret Files. As for Cursed Comics Cavalcade, James Tynion IV, Becky Cloonan, Riley Rossmo and more will deliver ten new terrorizing stories to set the mood for a Halloween freight fest.
The solicitation text for Batman Secret Files #1 and Cursed Comics Cavalcade #1 can be found below.
BATMAN SECRET FILES #1
- written by TOM KING, JORDIE BELLAIRE, RAM V., CHERYL LYNN EATON and TOM TAYLOR
- art by MIKEL JANIN, JORGE FORNES, ELENA CASAGRANDE, BRAD WALKER and others
- enhanced foil cover by MIKEL JANIN
- Delve into Batman’s case histories and discover brand-new stories by some of comics’ most exciting talents. The BATMAN team of Tom King and Mikel Janin provides a framing sequence, setting up our hand-picked teams of creators to take a look at Bat-mysteries past and present. Featuring a bevy of Batman villains, including a look at how the Scarecrow’s fear toxin affects the common man, and a special story written by Tom Taylor with art by Brad Walker that teams the Dark Knight Detective with Detective Chimp.
- ONE SHOT
- ON SALE 10.31.18
- $4.99 US | 48 PAGES
- FC | RATED T
CURSED COMICS CAVALCADE #1
- written by JAMES TYNION IV, BECKY CLOONAN, BRYAN HILL, TIM SEELEY, RILEY ROSSMO GARY DAUBERMAN and others
- art by MARK BUCKINGHAM, BECKY CLOONAN, RILEY ROSSMO, RICCARDO FEDERICI and others
- cover by DOUG MAHNKE
- Horror! Death! Uh...Face-punching! Witness ten all-new stories that promise to be the most terrifying, most shocking and most horrific comic that DC Comics has ever published! (Hyperbole much?) Batman, Wonder Woman, Guy Gardner, Swamp Thing, Zatanna and more of your favorite heroes face unspeakable horrors from the streets of Gotham City to the darkest sectors of the universe.
- PRESTIGE FORMAT
- ON SALE 10.10.18
- $9.99 US | 80 PAGES
- FC | RATED T+