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Posted by gmanfromheck (42518 posts) - - Show Bio

I tend to try to avoid the monthly solicits. I know I should be aware of what's coming up but I do enjoy being surprised when I first open the comic. That's not an easy thing to do unfortunately.

Today, DC has released the cover to BATMAN, INCORPORATED #3. Grant Morrison is back on Batman to deal with the Talia/Leviathan story he left off with pre-New 52. But check out who else appears on the cover to issue #3!

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Say it with me, "Holy Crap!" I cannot wait to see the return of Matches Malone.

BATMAN, INCORPORATED #1 is on sale May 23 as part of DC's "Second Wave." This issue will go on sale in August.

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#1 Posted by The Stegman (38510 posts) - - Show Bio
Holy Crap!
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#2 Posted by Greenflashlight (184 posts) - - Show Bio

Holy Bat Crap, Matches

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#3 Posted by FoxxFireArt (3641 posts) - - Show Bio

It looks Cool, but doesn't it seem crazy that it will take that long for the #3 issue of this series to come out.

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#4 Posted by nandizzle (66 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm so happy Morrison's run is the silly alternative I need to the amazing but serious Snyder batman.

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#5 Posted by Fhiz (746 posts) - - Show Bio

@FoxxFireArt: it's probably July

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#6 Posted by Mucklefluga (2653 posts) - - Show Bio

Can someone give me the backstory of this guy?

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#7 Posted by ThanosIsMad (2450 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mucklefluga said:

Can someone give me the backstory of this guy?

It's a criminal identity Batman uses when he goes undercover. Based on who's telling the story, the original Matches Malone was a criminal who became Batman's informant, only for Batman to take his place when the original Matches died. Others simply have Matches Malone be a persona Bats cooked up to go undercover.

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#8 Posted by Imagine_Man15 (1809 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mucklefluga: Matches Malone is the identity Bruce Wayne uses to go undercover with criminals.

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#9 Posted by nightwing91 (3893 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mucklefluga: Malone There's his page here on the vine, so you can have a better idea.

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#10 Posted by Dernman (23841 posts) - - Show Bio

With all the Batman books going how long is it until Matches Malone gets his own book? :p

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#11 Posted by The Impersonator (8244 posts) - - Show Bio

@The Stegman said:

Holy Crap!
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#12 Posted by EorRoe (6 posts) - - Show Bio

Interesting

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#13 Posted by fenixREVOLUTION (921 posts) - - Show Bio

HOLY CRAP!

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#14 Posted by 00MirageKnight00 (42 posts) - - Show Bio

Lol

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#15 Posted by zackattack529 (1408 posts) - - Show Bio

ahhh then im definitly not going to get this book..if its continuing a story pre52 tthen i dont want to back read..didnt care much for the old batman inc i probably wont like this one..ill stick to snyders run and maybe when greg hurwitsz is on dark knight ill get that too.....damn too many bat books in the 52! aha

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#16 Posted by Question08 (49 posts) - - Show Bio

Axe Cop/Batman Inc. They teamed up.

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#17 Posted by BatClaw89 (143 posts) - - Show Bio

Got a Light?

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#18 Posted by Deranged Midget (18346 posts) - - Show Bio

Meh.

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#19 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6958 posts) - - Show Bio

Yay Matches!

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#20 Posted by Phaedrusgr (1715 posts) - - Show Bio

@nandizzle: I'll drink to that. ;)

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#21 Posted by FoxxFireArt (3641 posts) - - Show Bio

@Fhiz: I'm talking about the distances between this and the previous Batman, Inc issues.

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#22 Posted by Mucklefluga (2653 posts) - - Show Bio

@ThanosIsMad: @Imagine_Man15: @nightwing91: Thanks Guys :)

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#23 Posted by KainScion (2991 posts) - - Show Bio

this is going to be sweet!

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#24 Posted by Eyz (3187 posts) - - Show Bio

Kickass! Can't wait for Batman Inc to be back^^

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#25 Posted by htb106 (1724 posts) - - Show Bio

is that matches malone.

didn't hear of him till brave and the bold came out.

grant morrison is amazing

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#26 Posted by jsphsmth (1258 posts) - - Show Bio

I would be excited, but Morrison is writing it.

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#27 Posted by entropy_aegis (18976 posts) - - Show Bio

@jsphsmth said:

I would be excited, but Morrison is writing it.

Better than a reheated RIP pulled from the freezer.

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#28 Posted by jrock85 (2882 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks good.

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#29 Posted by jsphsmth (1258 posts) - - Show Bio

@entropy_aegis: I agree completely. NOBODY wants to read a repeat of RIP. Morrison's work on that arc was bad enough the first time.

Thankfully we have Snyder writing some truly original and enjoyable work on Batman. It is a welcome change after years of Morrison's garbage.

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#30 Edited by entropy_aegis (18976 posts) - - Show Bio

@jsphsmth said:

@entropy_aegis: I agree completely. NOBODY wants to read a repeat of RIP. Morrison's work on that arc was bad enough the first time.

Thankfully we have Snyder writing some truly original and enjoyable work on Batman. It is a welcome change after years of Morrison's garbage.

Original? haha there is nothing original here,just a halfassed RIP.I will not call it a ripoff,but Court of Owls is just a poor mans version of RIP and you're the NOBODY here because last time I checked lots of people enjoyed it.

Welcome change like what? owls killing bats NOW THAT'S BRILLIANT WRITING.Next up we have snakes killing bats in the cult of the pythons.

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#31 Posted by jsphsmth (1258 posts) - - Show Bio

@entropy_aegis: Morrison is a washed up hack.

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#32 Posted by entropy_aegis (18976 posts) - - Show Bio

@jsphsmth said:

@entropy_aegis: Morrison is a washed up hack.

Anything else?

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#33 Posted by Theodore (3607 posts) - - Show Bio

Ohhhhhhhhhh snap! Morrison never disappoints

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#34 Posted by KidSupreme (854 posts) - - Show Bio

More Batman

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#35 Posted by kaijuhero (10 posts) - - Show Bio

This is great morrison run on batman is great. I don't why people hate the idea of the batman myths spreading beyond the borders of Gotham. The owls are lucky they didn't have to face batman inc.

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#36 Posted by Typhenstein (467 posts) - - Show Bio

haha awesome!