Batman Tackles an Alien Invasion With Superman MIA in Batman Fortress
DC Comics has announced a new comic book series titled Batman Fortress. The new eight-issue mini-series will see Rogue One: A Star Wars Story screenwriter Gary Whitta and artist Darick Robertson teaming up to bring a new “brutal and shocking” series featuring the caped crusader.
The official synopsis per DC’s press release is as follows:
“When an unknown alien ship enters Earth’s atmosphere, disrupting global power and communications and plunging the planet into chaos, the world is left wondering…where is Superman when he is needed most? In the mysterious absence of the Last Son of Krypton, Batman must rally the rest of the Justice League to counter the alien threat…but first, he must quell a crime wave on the blacked-out streets of Gotham! “
“It’s always been my dream to write a truly epic Batman story, one that draws inspiration from some dark and unexpected corners of the DC universe,” said Whitta. “The opportunity to once again collaborate with my friend Darick Robertson makes this all the sweeter. I hope that together we’ve done justice to some of DC’s most iconic characters, while at the same time reinventing everything you thought you knew about them…”
“This has been my first opportunity to collaborate with my Oliver co-creator Gary Whitta for DC, on a character that is one of my all-time favorites to draw,” said Robertson. “I’m having the best time creating the art for this series and with my pal and original The Boys editor, Ben Abernathy at the helm, it’s been a dream project, with a lot of fun twists and surprises ahead for the readers!”
Batman: Fortress #1 will have covers by Robertson and Doaly and will be available at local comic book stores and digitally on May 24th, 2022. Check out the covers below:
Source: DC Comics