tomasi revealed the publisher’s plans to have him and mahnke takeover the reins of dc’s namesake comic series at the batman-centric panel for sdcc 2018. he indicated that they’ll be looking ahead to the landmark issue #1000, which is expected to hit stands within the next year.
JUST REVEALED at the DC Batman Family panel — writer @PeterJTomasi and artist Doug Mahnke are taking over DETECTIVE COMICS, starting with Issue 994! Are you ready for their run? #DCSDCC pic.twitter.com/beBZMPNYbt
— DC (@DCComics) July 20, 2018
both tomasi and mahnke have recently lent their talents primarily to superman titles in recent years, though both creators have a storied history working with the cosmic side of the dcu over in the green lantern/green lantern corps comics. the duo previously tackled a tale of batman in a well-received team-up issue of batman & robin in which the caped crusader took on an adventure with frankenstein.
for a full recap from dc’s bat-family panel, head here; stay tuned to cbr for all the latest developments from comic-con international in san diego.
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