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City of Bane Solicits Tease End of Tom King's Batman Run

Writer Tom King's run on Batman is slated to end later this year, and DC Comics has now released its December solicitations, which tease what fans can expect of his final stories on the book.

The summaries for Batman #84 and #85 tease a showdown with Thomas Wayne/Flashpoint Batman and an uncertain future for the Dark Knight. You can read the solicitations and see the covers for Batman #84 and #85 below.

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BATMAN #84

  • written by TOM KING
  • art and cover by MIKEL JANIN
  • card stock variant cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
  • “City of Bane” chapter eleven! The end is near as one victory leads to another defeat. As Batman reclaims his city from Bane, can he regain his sense of family? More specifically, when a man who is your father from another dimension has torn everything down around you, what will it take to build it back up? Especially when that man is currently staring you in the face and threatening to punch it. The final battle for Gotham City...and the cowl of the Caped Crusader...starts here!
  • ON SALE 12.04.19
  • $3.99 US | 32 PAGES
  • CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US
  • FC|DC
  • This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

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BATMAN #85

  • written by TOM KING
  • art by MIKEL JANIN
  • cover by TONY S. DANIEL
  • card stock variant cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
  • The stunning conclusion to “City of Bane” is here! How will Flashpoint Batman be vanquished from our dimension? What will become of Gotham Girl now that she’s betrayed all she knows? How will the Bat team cope without Alfred? Will Catwoman stick around? Who will rebuild Gotham City? Is Batman ever going to be Batman again? The event of the summer now closes out the year, setting the stage for a whole new path for the Dark Knight Detective. You don’t dare miss the extra-sized concluding chapter to Tom King’s epic run on Batman—and it all leads to the new Batman and Catwoman series!
  • ON SALE 12.18.19
  • $4.99 US | 48 PAGES
  • CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $5.99 US
  • FC|DC
  • This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

Batman #84 goes on sale December 4, with #85 to follow on December 18. King will return for Batman/Catwoman in January, 2020.

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