Over the past few years you’d be hard pressed to escape reading a Batman story written by Tom King. The now legendary writer has worked on the main Bat-title as well as a number of one-shots and the excellent Batman/Catwoman series which is currently wrapping up its explosive storyline.
In 2022 King will return to Gotham for a brand new, six-issue mini-series titled Batman: Killing Time. For the series King will be working with artist David Marquez and colourist Alejandro Sánchez. Before a number of preview covers and pages (below) were released, King took to social media to confirm the release:
Here’s the full solicitation text from DC:
BATMAN: KILLING TIME #1
Written by Tom King
Art and cover by David Marquez and Alejandro Sánchez
Variant cover by Kael Ngu
1:25 variant cover by Alex Garner
1:100 variant cover by Peach Momoko
The Batman variant cover by Carlos D’Anda
$4.99 US | 40 pages | 1 of 6 | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 3/1/22
Three villains, one Dark Knight, and a deadly heist gone wrong.
Catwoman, the Riddler, and the Penguin join forces to pull off the greatest robbery in the history of Gotham City. And their prize? A mysterious and priceless artifact in the secret possession of Bruce Wayne! But, as the events unfold, what fun is a heist without a bloody double cross or two?
The blockbuster team of Tom King and David Marquez bring an epic, white-knuckled, action-packed tale of a young Batman desperate to recover his most prized possession from a host of violent rogues before the clock strikes the Killing Time…
Batman: Killing Time #1 arrives in print and on digital from March 1, 2022.