Initially printed as a part of DC’s major line as an eight-issue restricted collection, author/artist Sean Gordon Murphy’s alternate-universe story Batman: White Knight can be collected as the primary launch below the writer’s newly introduced Black Label imprint.
White Knight‘s addition to the Black Label lineup will not be solely sudden. The Black Label announcement got here with a mission assertion articulating that the imprint is designed to permit “premier expertise the chance to broaden upon the canon of DC’s iconic superhero comedian ebook characters with distinctive, standalone tales which can be exterior of the present DC Universe continuity,” which is successfully what White Knight was, in a nutshell.
Murphy himself conceded the potential for the collection being absorbed by Black Label in a tweet in March stating that, had the preliminary collection launch been held a yr or so, it most likely would have been given the Black Label remedy from the beginning.
Debuting in October 2017, Batman: White Knight follows a reformed — and sane — Joker, who leads a activity drive to take down the damaging vigilante generally known as Batman.
White Knight can be joined by unique graphic novels from such creators as Frank Miller, John Romita Jr, Kelly Sue DeConnick, John Ridley, Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo. Batman: White Knight hits cabinets in commerce format on Oct. 9.
(by way of Newsarama)