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Posted by gmanfromheck (41644 posts) - - Show Bio

Here's what a lot have been waiting for, the September 2011 BATMAN (and Batman related titles) solicits. What's going to be different? What's going to be the same? Check out the information below to gather some clues, courtesy of DC's The Source.





Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER

On sale SEPTEMBER 21 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

Be here for the start of a new era for The Dark Knight from writer Scott Snyder (AMERICAN VAMPIRE, BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM) and artist Greg Capullo (Spawn)! A series of brutal killings hints at an ancient conspiracy, and Batman learns that Gotham City is deadlier than he knew.
== TEASER ==


Written by TONY S. DANIEL



On sale SEPTEMBER 7 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

DC's flagship title is relaunched for the first time ever, with new Batman adventures from acclaimed writer/ artist Tony S. Daniel!
A killer called The Gotham Ripper is on the loose on Batman's home turf - leading The Dark Knight on a deadly game of cat and mouse.


Written by JUDD WINICK

Art and cover by BEN OLIVER

On sale SEPTEMBER 7 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

Africa, a land of beauty - and of great horror. A land of creation and conflict. It is in desperate need of a defender, and from the ranks of Batman Incorporated comes a soldier to carry on the legacy of The Dark Knight in the most tumultuous region on Earth. Meet Batwing, the Batman of Africa!


Written by DAVID FINCH



On sale SEPTEMBER 28 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

The Dark Knight struggles against a deadly - yet strangely familiar - foe in this phenomenal debut issue from superstar writer/artist David Finch (BRIGHTEST DAY, ACTION COMICS)!
As a mysterious figure slinks through the halls of Arkham Asylum, Batman must fight his way through a gauntlet of psychos, and Bruce Wayne faces the unexpected legal ramifications of Batman Incorporated!


Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY

On sale SEPTEMBER 14 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

Battling evil with his son, Damian, at his side, Batman now realizes that the hardest part of the job may be trying to work together!
As Batman and Robin try to adjust to their new partnership, a figure emerges from Bruce Wayne's past: His name is NoBody, and he's not happy that Batman Incorporated is shining a light on his own shadowy war against evil...


Written by GAIL SIMONE



On sale SEPTEMBER 7 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

Yes, it's really happening!
Barbara Gordon is back as Batgirl - and she's going to have to face the city's most horrifying new villains as well as the dark secrets from her past. You won't want to miss this stunning debut issue from fan-favorite BIRDS OF PREY writer Gail Simone!



Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III

On sale SEPTEMBER 14 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

At last! Batwoman's new series begins, from the multiple award-winning creative team of J.H. Williams III and Haden Blackman!
In "Hydrology," part 1 of 5, Batwoman faces deadly new challenges in her war against Gotham City's underworld - and new trials in her life as Kate Kane.
Who or what is stealing children from the barrio, and for what vile purpose? Will Kate train her cousin, Bette Kane (a.k.a. Flamebird), as her new sidekick? How will she handle unsettling revelations about her father, Colonel Jacob Kane? And why is a certain government



Art and cover by EDDY BARROWS and JP MAYER

On sale SEPTEMBER 21 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

Dick Grayson flies high once more as Nightwing in a new series from hot new writer Kyle Higgins (BATMAN: GATES
OF GOTHAM)! And as he embraces his destiny, Haley's Circus, the big top where Dick once performed, returns to Gotham City - bringing with it murder, mystery and superhuman evil. Nightwing must confront his past, among former friends and enemies from his circus days, while uncovering a much greater evil!


Written by JUDD WINICK

Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH

On sale SEPTEMBER 21 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T+

Meet Catwoman. She's addicted to the night. Addicted to shiny objects. Addicted to Batman. Most of all, Catwoman is addicted to danger. She can't help herself, and the truth is - she doesn't want to. She's good at being bad, and very bad at being good. Find out more about what makes Catwoman tick in this new series from writer Judd Winick (BATMAN: UNDER THE HOOD) and artist Guillem March (GOTHAM CITY SIRENS)!



Art and cover by JESUS SAIZ

On sale SEPTEMBER 21 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

One is wanted for a murder she didn't commit. The other is on the run because she knows too much. They are Dinah Laurel Lance and Ev Crawford - a.k.a. Black Canary and Starling - and together, as Gotham City's covert ops team, they're taking down the villains other heroes can't touch. But now they've attracted the attention of a grizzled newspaper reporter who wants to expose them, as well as a creepy, chameleon-like strike team that's out to kill them.
Don't miss the start of this hard-hitting new series from mystery novelist/comics writer Duane Swierczynski (Expiration Date, Cable).



Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT

On sale SEPTEMBER 21 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

No sooner has Batman's former sidekick, Jason Todd, put his past as the Red Hood behind him than he finds himself cornered by a pair of modern day outlaws: Green Arrow's rejected sidekick Arsenal, the damaged soldier of fortune, and the alien Starfire, a former prisoner of intergalactic war who won't be chained again.
As a loner, Jason has absolutely no interest in this motley crew of outlaws. So what's he going to do when they choose the Red Hood as their leader? Find out in this hot new series from writer Scott Lobdell (WILDC.A.T.S, Uncanny X-Men), featuring art by rising star Kenneth Rocafort (ACTION COMICS)!
#1 Posted by Ice Princess (97 posts) - - Show Bio

Definitely doing Catwoman, Nightwing, Birds of Prey, Batwoman, and Batgirl.

#2 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (16105 posts) - - Show Bio

so we finally know who that chick with the tattoo is.
#3 Posted by shawn87 (2798 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman #1 and Detective Comics sound awesome

#4 Posted by HubrisRanger (173 posts) - - Show Bio

Sooooo my fellow Comic Viners, I need your help; which of the four god damn Batman books do you predict I should be getting?

#5 Posted by Kurrent (14282 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm all over Nightwing and Outlaws

#6 Posted by Bestostero (5782 posts) - - Show Bio

Looking forward to Batgirl the most, but definitely picking up most of those...at least until i have reason not to...

#7 Posted by Wattup (682 posts) - - Show Bio

I kinda wish Batwing was written by the writer of the recent Unknown Soldier series. I've never seen such an amazing take on African life in comics before.

#8 Posted by xposipx (49 posts) - - Show Bio

Detective Comics and Catwoman sound the best to me. We'll see.

#9 Posted by doordoor123 (3810 posts) - - Show Bio

Im only getting Batman, Nightwing, Red Hood and the Outlaws, Batwoman and Batman and Robin out of these. 
Maybes for Batgirl, Birds of Prey and Batwing.

#10 Posted by ambigu0us (41 posts) - - Show Bio

Batwing will probably be the first one to get canceled.

#11 Edited by TDK_1997 (16716 posts) - - Show Bio

The things that I like are Batman,Nightwing,Catwoman,Batgirl,Red Hood and Batwoman
#12 Posted by doordoor123 (3810 posts) - - Show Bio
@ambigu0us said:

Batwing will probably be the first one to get canceled.

But it has a great writer on it and sounds like itll have a great story. Ive read two interviews on the book.
#13 Posted by HubrisRanger (173 posts) - - Show Bio

Hey, T+ to Catwoman? Color me intrigued.

#14 Posted by zombietag (1670 posts) - - Show Bio

the first couple batman book solicitations all sound the same. ill probably pick up batman #1 though.

#15 Posted by ImperiousRix (1144 posts) - - Show Bio

Catwoman and Batwing have be intrigued because of Judd Winick, and I've been waiting for Batwoman to finally come out. 
I think that's gonna do it for me with the Bat family titles.

#16 Posted by pspin (1081 posts) - - Show Bio

Nightwing and Batwoman look good
#17 Posted by djotaku (935 posts) - - Show Bio

looks like all the crying about ignoring Batman, Inc in the DC relaunch was for nothing

#18 Posted by U R Sofa King We Todd Did (1168 posts) - - Show Bio

Why does Batman need 4 titles at the onset of the reboot. I thought the point of the reboot was to streamline and attract new readers but they have possibly there most popular character going in 4 sdifferent directions.

#19 Posted by Last_Guardian (31033 posts) - - Show Bio

Looking into all of these except Batgirl and BoP 

#20 Posted by Sekele (298 posts) - - Show Bio
@Ice Princess said:
Definitely doing Catwoman, Nightwing, Birds of Prey, Batwoman, and Batgirl.
In what sense of the word?  
#21 Edited by batman_is_god (1192 posts) - - Show Bio

Getting Batman, Detective Comics, The Dark Knight, Batman & Robin, Nightwing, and Red Hood and the Outlaws. I'll also be getting Aquaman, Static Shock, Hawkman, and Teen Titans. 
I was going to get JLA until I saw that Geoff Johns was writing. I get my daily dose of Batman hate on this site already.

#22 Posted by Sekele (298 posts) - - Show Bio

So Batman Inc. is still around  
At least now I know that Cass is probably still in Hong Kong being Black Bat  
I'm still curious about where Stephanie is at the moment  
let's hope it ain't the fridge 

#23 Posted by Ice Princess (97 posts) - - Show Bio
@Sekele said:
In what sense of the word?  XD
Gah. Now I'm embarrassed.
#24 Posted by kartron (535 posts) - - Show Bio
@U R Sofa King We Todd Did: I agree. It will get new readers more confused on which one to go for!
#25 Posted by longbowhunter (9217 posts) - - Show Bio

Catwoman's creative team sounds great. Not a big fan of the character so I'm undecided about it.
#26 Posted by Enderof295 (44 posts) - - Show Bio

Seriously, 11 bat titles?  Not to mention Tim Drake in Teen Titans and Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad, bringin the total to 13, which is one-fourth of 52.  Oh and I can't forget the JLA, 14 total.  And some people complain that the X-Men are over saturated...
#27 Posted by darkcloakx (788 posts) - - Show Bio

batwing & nightwing only from the bat books

#28 Posted by Duo_forbidden (1815 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman, Detective Comics, Nightwing, Catwoman, Batwoman, Batgirl and MAYBE Birds of Prey is on my list.

#29 Posted by kungnima (182 posts) - - Show Bio

Scott Snyder on Batman will be.. whats the word.. Epic.

#30 Posted by SevanGrim (2191 posts) - - Show Bio

.....NOOOOOOOOOO. DC! creating new characters again when you have A BILLION older ones who would fit perfectly into the spot? BOOOOOOOO!
 ...at least thats not Lady Blackhawk....

#31 Posted by BransonHuggins (101 posts) - - Show Bio

Gran'ts gone, then I'm out.  DC is going to run these books into the ground, just wait, they will go back to regular continuity within 2 years.

#32 Edited by CrimsonInuTears (701 posts) - - Show Bio

Sheesh, less than 2 years an they woulda hit 900. What bull. 
 Almost glad they took 10 months to release Batwoman #1 so they wouldn' have had to restart er too. ^_^
Also, what's with Roy's stupid baseball cap?

#33 Posted by ozker1127 (47 posts) - - Show Bio

im excited for Batman and Robin! And doesnt Nighwing (although it looks pretty awesome) look like robin from Batman and Robin movie only without the cape.
#34 Posted by kliwon (1 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow, Jason Todd got his own series

#35 Posted by maxicere (998 posts) - - Show Bio

Batwing????  It's a bat version of Black Phanter?? Can work this title???... 8 numbers... no more

#36 Posted by TDaddy3000 (4 posts) - - Show Bio

Loose one Robin gain another. Shitty but I can live with that. I really enjoyed the Red Robin series but Jason Todd as Red Hood is one of my favorite characters.
#37 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6958 posts) - - Show Bio

So many to choose...hmmm...Batman, Detective, Batgirl, Dark Knight, and B n R maybe...

#38 Posted by EndlessKnight (433 posts) - - Show Bio

 I think I'll go for Batman, Batman & Robin Nightwing and Batgirl.  Catwoman might be interesting to try also.
Starfire and Jason Todd?  I wonder how Nightwing will feel about that?

#39 Posted by haydenclaireheroes (10949 posts) - - Show Bio

Can't wait for Batgirl

#40 Posted by RareCheshire (192 posts) - - Show Bio

So it's Starling, Canary, Katana and Ivy... interesting.

#41 Posted by Samimista (22214 posts) - - Show Bio

All of these sound superb will be picking up all of these books

#42 Posted by kimeraevet (201 posts) - - Show Bio

So... no mention of the return of All Star Batman and Robin huh? Damn you Jim Lee! FINISH WHAT YOU START!!

#43 Posted by Pizawle (1080 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm actually looking forward to Batwing. Hope it turns out to be very good.
Why couldn't Synder just stay on DC? It is a minor peeve but a peeve nonetheless.
Batgirl and Batwoman should both be wonderful titles.

#44 Posted by Skaddix (3111 posts) - - Show Bio

Red Hood  
Batman and Robin   
Batgirl, first arc test
Birds of prey, first arc test

#45 Posted by Norusdog (205 posts) - - Show Bio

jesus this batman inc. shit is stupid.
and I love the politically correct batman

#46 Posted by iaconpoint (1426 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman, 'Tec, B&R, Batwoman, Catwoman and Nightwing.  
RIP BoP and Stephanie Brown and die a quick death to all these other books.

#47 Posted by pikahyper (16468 posts) - - Show Bio

"dark secrets from her past", that doesn't sound at all good, this doesn't sound like a good evolution for Barbara Gordon.

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#48 Edited by kennybaese (1241 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll be picking up Batman #1 and Batman and Robin #1 for sure. A bunch of the other's seem interesting, but I'm more or a trade reader myself. Oh, and probably Batgirl #1 just for the Adam Hugues cover.

Also, Batman Incorporated still seems to very much be a thing, in spite of the fact that they're saying Bruce Wayne is the only man in the Batman costume, but I guess Dick was the only one that was straight up going by Batman, everyone else is called something more or less different.

#49 Edited by Caligula (12661 posts) - - Show Bio

Barbara back as Batgirl, has me in a fit of fanboy rage. Worst decision so far of the revamp (before reading the books, at least).
I'll be picking up most of these though, Batgirl included even though I predict a mega-fail.

#50 Posted by CombatSpoon86 (962 posts) - - Show Bio

Even though i despise Barbara back to Batgirl, Simone has me sold on the First arc. I loved her Birds of Prey and Secret Six, so I can't go wrong here. Snyder on Batman is a no brainer bc I'm a Snyder fanatic. Batwoman and Nightwing will give a look at as well.