Tom King's Final Word on Batman in Next Month's Batman Annual

October 30th sees the publication of the Batman Annual #4 by Tom King and Jorge Fornes. And, with his final issue., Batman #85, staring at him on the December schedules, with Batman/Catwoman to run during 2020, nevertheless, King has something big to say about the upcoming annual, when asked if he wa working with Jorge Fornes again.

His last word on Batman? That comes… early. And news that Fornes will draw one of the final issues. That has not been solicited, it's John Romita Jr, Klaus Janson and Mikel Janin all the way to the end, with Clay Mann on Batman/Catwoman. I wonder where he will pop up? Talking of popping up… Helena Wayne to return as well…


That Clay Mann had the idea of The Phantasm appearing in Batman/Catwoman…

BATMAN ANNUAL #4
(W) Tom King (A) Jorge Fornes (A/CA) Lee Weeks
In this new annual, it's two unique stories by BATMAN mastermind Tom King! First, King reteams with Lee Weeks, his collaborator on the Eisner-nominated BATMAN/ELMER FUDD #1 to send the Caped Crusader into space in search of the rare element he needs to save a life on Earth. But what terrible gauntlet of tyrants and monsters will he have to go through to reach his objective? Then, it's back down to Earth and the grimy streets of Gotham City as King and acclaimed newcomer Jorge Fornés task the Dark Knight Detective with a dangerous case only he can solve.In Shops: Oct 30, 2019 Final Orders Due: Oct 07, 2019 SRP: $4.99

Tom King's Final Word on Batman in Next Month's Batman Annual

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