So, if you listened to last week’s Dueling Review Podcast, you may have heard me speculate on the fate of someone in Batman, Inc. #8, coming out this week from DC Comics. Looks like that rumor is now fact, and you’ll have to take the jump to find out what all this means… because, you know, even though the site is called Major Spoilers, many of you don’t like to be spoiled… or something like that.
Or – “When Is Beryl Getting Her Own Book?” Of all the concepts Grant Morrison has unleashed on the DCU, the new Knight and Squire are probably my favorite, Slowly building their story here and there for over a dozen years, Grant has organically created characters that have insinuated themselves into the DCU a little at a time, making it seem like they’ve always been around. (Of course, since the concepts date back to the 1950’s, I suppose the kinda have been…) Over the last few weeks, it seems that Stephanie Brown has become a hero with an expiration date,
DC Comics posted a message on The Source to reassure everyone that Batman, Incorporated would indeed return following the relaunch of the superhero line. However, the current book will wrap with issue #10. “Batman, Incorporated will continue through to Issue #10 and August’s shocking season finale that changes the Batman status quo yet again. The series will take a brief hiatus while I work on a major new project to be announced shortly. Batman, Incorporated returns next year with me, Chris Burnham and Batman: Leviathan, the epic 12 part conclusion to my 6 year Batman saga. Don’t miss it!” –
After a two issue jaunt in Japan with the luscious Catwoman, that had the pair tussle with the infamous Lord Death Man, and skirted the boarders of tentacle porn. How will Batman’s adventures in South America with El Gaucho fair? Take the jump and find out.
I think we pretty much knew El Gaucho would be part of the Batman, Inc. world domination initiative (or whatever Bruce Wayne is going to spin it to the stock holders), but also joining the lineup will be the Batman of Africa. So far the world has Knight & Squire – England Mr. Unknown – Japan El Gaucho – Argentina Nightrunner – France According to Grant Morrison, 2011 will see the introduction of the Batman of Africa, which makes me wonder why the (second) largest continent only needs one Batman… Wouldn’t it be better to have The Batman of Cape