Future State: The Next Batman #1 [J. Scott Campbell Wonder Woman 1984 Cardstock Variant Cover]

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 00191
Printer
Transcontinental Printing Interweb Montreal

Issue Notes

Wonder Woman 1984 cardstock variant cover. Cover has WW84 movie logo.

Cover does not feature series logo.
This issue is a variant of Future State: The Next Batman (DC, 2021 series) #1 [Ladrönn Cover]. There exist further variants:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. Scott Campbell (credited, signed)
Inks
J. Scott Campbell (credited, signed)
Colors
Sabine Rich (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman
Keywords
Wonder Woman 1984

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.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  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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