Future State: The Next Batman #1 [Olivier Coipel Cardstock Variant Cover]
(Early March 2021)

DC, 2021 Series
Price
8.99 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
biweekly
On-sale Date
2021-01-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Ages 13+
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [circle and serifs]
Barcode
761941370965 00121
Printer
Transcontinental Printing Interweb Montreal

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Batman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Olivier Coipel (credited)
Inks
Olivier Coipel (credited)
Colors
Olivier Coipel (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman

The Next Batman (Table of Contents: 1)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
John Ridley (credited)
Pencils
Nick Derington (credited)
Inks
Nick Derington (credited)
Colors
Tamra Bonvillain (credited)
Letters
Clayton Cowles (credited)
Editing
Dave Wielgosz (credited) (associate editor); Ben Abernathy (credited) (editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We live in a police state.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman (identity unknown); Luke Fox; Tanya Fox; Tim Fox; Tamara Fox; Bane-Litos (gang); Whitaker; Chubb; Rico; Eddie; Nestor; The Magistrate
Synopsis
In the future, Gotham is a police state where the law is enforced by a private security force, The Magistrate, who shoot offenders on sight, and their number one target is a new Batman. Meanwhile, Luke Fox has an angry confrontation with his brother Tim over events that involved the hospitalization of their sister Tam.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Outsiders / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Brandon Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Sumit Kumar (credited)
Inks
Sumit Kumar (credited); Raul Fernandez (credited)
Colors
Jordie Bellaire (credited)
Letters
Steve Wands (credited)
Editing
Ben Meares (credited) (assistant editor); Dave Wielgosz (credited) (editor); Ben Abernathy (credited) (group editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Katana a.k.a. Tatsu Yamashiro, the Woman on the Wall, the Soultaker. Current Status: Active
Genre
superhero
Characters
Outsiders [Katana [Tatsu Yamashiro]; The Signal [Duke Thomas]; Black Lightning [Jefferson Pierce]]; Kaliber; The Magistrate
Synopsis
After helping Duke Thomas get his friends out of Gotham's borders, Katana investigates a Magistrate stronghold operating outside of the city, where she encounters an old "friend", Kaliber.

Indexer Notes

Story continues in issue #3.

Arkham Knights Chapter One Rise (Table of Contents: 3)

Arkham Knights / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Jenkins (credited)
Pencils
Jack Herbert (credited)
Inks
Jack Herbert (credited)
Colors
Gabe Eltaeb (credited)
Letters
Rob Leigh (credited)
Editing
Ben Meares (credited) (assistant editor); Paul Kaminski (credited) (editor); Ben Abernathy (credited) (group editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The sun always rises.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Arkham Knights [Arkham Knight [Astrid Arkham; Clayface [Basil Karlo]; Doctor Phosphorous [Alex Sartorius]; Two-Face [Harvey Dent]; Victor Zsasz; Humpty Dumpty; Anarky; Copperhead; Killer Croc [Waylon Jones]]; Peacekeeper-12; Peacekeeper-1; The Magistrate
Synopsis
A group of former villains led by Astrid Arkham fight for the people against the Magistrate in Gotham City in the future.

Indexer Notes

Story continues in issue #3.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Batman
  2. 1. The Next Batman
    Batman
  3. 2. ["Katana a.k.a. Tatsu Yamashiro, the Woman on the Wall, the Soultaker. Current Status: Active"]
    The Outsiders
  4. 3. Arkham Knights Chapter One Rise
    Arkham Knights
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