Batman: Arkham Knight has already spawned one comic series in the digital first prequel series of the same name, and now DC is adding a second. Written by Peter J. Tomasi, the writer of Batman and Robin as well as the Batman: Arkham Knight prequel series, Batman: Arkham Knight – Genesis will explore the origins of the mysterious Arkham Knight, a character created specifically for the closing chapter of Rocksteady’s Arkham series that will finally land on store shelves June 23rd. Those who are fearful of spoilers needn’t fear about picking up the book as it launches over a month after the game releases on July 29th and will run for six-issues. From the solicitation:
BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT – GENESIS #1
Written by PETER J. TOMASI | Art by ALISSON BORGES | Cover by STJEPAN SEJIC
1:10 Video game art variant cover | On sale JULY 29 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Witness the birth of Gotham City’s newest villain, the Arkham Knight, in this stunning new 6-issue miniseries written by Peter J. Tomasi, the man behind the hit series BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT and BATMAN AND ROBIN!