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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON February 13, 2012 Add Comments
The solicitations for May have been released and most of the Bat-books have one thing in common, Night of Owls. The crossover event that will be headed by Scott Snyder's Court of Owls will take center stage. Comic Book Resources will have a series of interviews with the creators involved with the crossover throughout the week. The first interview is with Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo and Mike Marts.
CBR: Scott, we've spoken in the past about how the entire concept of the Court of Owls is one that you've…
Tags: batman, court of owls, greg capullo, mike marts, night of owls, scott snyder
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON February 2, 2012 Add Comments
It was announced earlier that Marcus To will be joining Judd Winick full-time starting with Batwing #9. Newsarama talked with To about his upcoming work and To offers some comparisons to past work with what is in store for readers.
Newsarama: Marcus, what interested you about Batwing and made you want to get involved with it?
Marcus To: It's a great character, and it's just a step away from Batman. So to me, it's in that family of Nightwing and all these other great Batman characters. It's just thrilling to…
Tags: batwing, greg capullo, marcus to, night of owls, red hood and the outlaws, tim drake
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON January 27, 2012 Add Comments
Batwing #7 takes Batwing and Massacre to Gotham City and we will see Batwing teaming with the heroes based out of Gotham City. The question is, what brings these characters to Gotham City? Newsarama asked this and other questions to series writer Judd Winick.
Newsarama: In upcoming issues, Massacre and Batwing both go to Gotham City. What brings them there?
Judd Winick: As we've established, Massacre is killing heroes from The Kingdom. And two heroes of the Kingdom now live in Gotham City. Batwing is now still on the…
Tags: batwing, ben oliver, gotham city, judd winick, massacre, night of owls
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON January 25, 2012 Add Comments
Nightwing has been busy ever since the character's first issue of the New 52 hit stores. Everything from taking on Saiko to inheriting a circus, Dick has had month after month of events. And according to writer Kyle Higgins, the busyness will not let up going forward. Newsarama talked with Higgins about what is coming up in Nightwing as well as how busy one hero can be.
Newsarama: At the end of Nightwing #5, we saw the reveal of who's behind Saiko's mask. (And is it pronounced, "say-koh" or…
Tags: batman, bruce wayne, dick grayson, gotham city, kyle higgins, night of owls, nightwing, saiko
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON January 20, 2012 Add Comments
Batman and Robin #5 hits stores a little over a week ago and more history was revealed of the character NoBody. And with the relationship between Bruce and Damian being on the brink of nonexistence Batman and Robin will also be part of the Night of Owls crossover. Newsarama talked with writer Peter Tomasi on what is coming up in the series.
Newsarama: I know Damian left Titus behind in the last issue, but there's something very compelling about a boy and his dog. I…
Tags: ace, batman and robin, bruce wayne, damian wayne, night of owls, peter tomasi, talon
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON January 17, 2012 Add Comments
DC Comics has already revealed a number of changes coming to the New 52 in the past week, but now the official solicitations are released for what to expect April 2012.
We were already aware of some of the creator changes for this month. Ben Oliver will be taking a breather as Dustin Nguyen and Derek Fridolfs come on for a two issue run on Batwing. Szymon Kudranski joins Tony Daniel on Detective Comics for the back-up. James Tynion IV and Rafael Albuquerque join the Batman creative team for the back-up.
The stories in the issues this month continue to develop…
Tags: all-star western, amadeus arkham, amy reeder, azrael, batgirl, batman, batman: odyssey, batwing, batwoman, ben oliver, black canary, catwoman, dc comics, derek fridolfs, detective comics, dustin nguyen, gotham city, green arrow, harley quinn, james tynion, jim aparo, justice league, justice league international, massacre, night of owls, nightwing, rafael albuquerque, red hood and the outlaws, red robin, spark, suicide squad, superboy, szymon kudranski, teen titans, tony daniel, young justice