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News on the series, Beware The Batman. Initial Pitch covers the initial pitch that was not greenlit, Season One covers the first season and Comic covers the tie-in comic book series. In most cases a link will accompany each headline back to the original article.

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Initial Pitches - Season One - Comic Book

Initial Pitches News

  • July 24, 2010: The series will be helmed by James Tucker, in CGI, and radically different in tone compared to Batman: The Brave and The Bold. The Batman Universe Video Interview
  • August 18, 2011: Coran Stone was selected by James Tucker to be Character Designer. Stone did designs for four to five months. One of the heads at Cartoon Network felt the concept was too dark and scrapped it. Stone reveals one design, a group shot of Batman, Nightwing, Robin/Damian Wayne, Batgirl/Cassadra Cain, and Catwoman. Dark Knights deviation
  • August 19, 2011: The scrapped concept had a vibe similar to an arc from the comic books in 1999, "No Man's Land" which depicted "the edge of the end in Gotham." Dark Knights deviation comment
  • November 14, 2011: Penguin vehicle concept designs for a Batman CG 2010 pitch. Alexander Kubalsky deviantArt
  • July 11, 2013: Mitch Watson reveals there was a second pitch before the final version of Beware The Batman was greenlit. It was a light-hearted Superman/Batman show that focused on Batman and Superman in their 20s and early on in their careers. Clark Kent was a trainee reporter coming to Gotham City and he meets Bruce Wayne. Clark and Bruce become friends, but Batman and Superman hate each other. Then they realize who each other is and get on the right side and end up living in the same building. VoicesFromKrypton article
  • February 5, 2014: Penguin vehicle concept designs was not part of James Tucker's pitch. James Tucker Tweet
  • March 6, 2014: James Tucker posts painting piece used in No Man's Land pitch. First appearance of Joker in pitch material. James Tucker deviantArt
  • November 5, 2017: Mitch Watson reveals the light-hearted Superman/Batman show involves Bruce and Clark meeting, ending up in jail after a bar fight, and then the duo living in Bruce's high rise penthouse. Wonder Woman was also supposed to show up and be in the same city, some relationship was going to occur between the trio, and was basically described as being partly inspired by Gossip Girl. Watson also did a Knightfall pitch before Beware the Batman was greenlit. It had the tone of "Doomsday" and Superman was supposed to be in it. The Nightfly with Dave Jusknow, 23: 40 mark

    Season One News

  • June 17, 2011: Glen Murakami is producing the series. The series will become a companion to Green Lantern: The Animated Series on the DC Nation block. CC Article
  • October 4, 2011: Set for 2013, CGI animated, Glen Murakami is the Executive Producer, a classic-looking Batman teamed up with a gun-toting Alfred Pennyworth and Katana. Show will explore the mythology's more obscure villains like Professor Pyg and Mr. Toad along with some of the more well-known ones. Katana is not a replacement for Robin. Don't expect too much of the Joker. WF Article
  • January 17, 2012: Kurtwood Smith is voicing James Gordon. Smith reveals the first two episodes were recorded before Christmas. Gordon is still a Lieutenant, it is early in the Batman story, Gordon doesn't trust Batman, they help each other on an early case, and the relationship between Batman and Alfred is also still developing. Movie Web Article
  • March 23, 2012: Michael Borkowski tweets he is finished storyboarding his first episode. Michael Borkowski Tweet
  • March 29, 2012: Cartoon Network Upfront 2012 reveals new series synopsis. Alfred confirmed as ex-secret agent. Anarky and Magpie will appear. Mitch Watson is also a producer of the show. The show is slated to debut in the 2012-2013 season. Second teaser image included. WF Article
  • April 19, 2012: 23 second video teaser released. It features the Batmobile, presumably going through the Batcave, and Batman. WF Article
  • April 23, 2012: J.B. Blanc will voice Alfred. J.B. Blanc Facebook
  • April 23, 2012: Mark Banker is writing for the series. Mark Banker Twitter
  • April 24, 2012: J.B. Blanc recorded for episode nine on April 23rd. J.B. Blanc Facebook
  • May 20, 2012: Sam Liu and Rick Morales are currently working on Beware The Batman. Giancarlo Volpe Tweet
  • July 13, 2012: Anthony Ruivivar voices Bruce Wayne/Batman and Sumalee Montano voices Katana. LA Times Hero Complex Article
  • July 14, 2012: Batman will be more focused on detective work over gadgets and tricks, Alfred Pennyworth's abilities and background in the secret service is emphasized, and Batman will also be helped by the sword-wielding and mysterious Katana. WF Article
  • July 15, 2012: No Joker, No Penguin, No Riddler, Batman has been around 5-6 years, Mr. Toad voiced by Udo Kier, Humpty Dumpty will appear, Anarky will be the Moriarty to Batman's Holmes, Metamorpho will appear, Grant Morrison villains will appear, Barbara Gordon will be into computers and Katana, Katana will be Batman's equal, and the Soultaker sword will be explored. Youtube clip of SDCC 2012 DC Nation Panel, Youtube clip of SDCC 2012 DC Nation Panel, Youtube clip of SDCC 2012 DC Nation Panel, and Youtube clip of SDCC 2012 DC Nation Panel
  • July 17, 2012: J.B. Blanc and Tara Strong recorded for an episode. J.B. Blanc Facebook
  • July 19, 2012: Batman will get hurt and beat up a lot, and the series will deal with the consequences. The villain Cypher will appear. io9 Article+Second Clip
  • July 19, 2012: Magpie will become obsessed with Batman, Anarky comes to Gotham City specifically to challenge Batman, Professor Pyg is a refined English gentleman, and Pyg and Toad ride around in a steam powered car outfitted with a cannon. Comics Alliance 7:12-18, 10:22-35
  • July 19, 2012: Lance Reddick voices Ra's al Ghul. G4 Video 7:12
  • July 27, 2012: In response to the Aurora tragedy, producers were asked by Warner Bros Animation executive VP Sam Register to scrutinize depictions of weapons and an unspecified number of alterations were made to some designs and situations to minimize the amount of weapon imagery deemed too realistic, such as changing the shape of gun barrels from round to square for the purpose of rendering the weapons in a more stylized manner reminiscent of sci-fi fare. Variety Article
  • July 27, 2012: Cree Summer did voice work for the series. Talkin Toons Episode 51 55:20-22 mark
  • August 16, 2012: A voice recording was held on Monday, August 13th. One actress recorded a part in the last scene of an episode first. Ask Greg
  • September 7, 2012: J.B. Blanc reveals a voice recording on the 10th. J.B. Blanc Facebook
  • September 20, 2012: Cree Summer will voice a character named Bethany Ravenclaw, a psychiatrist Batman comes to her for help, and she gives him a lot more than that. Comikaze 2012! Interview
  • September 24, 2012: J.B. Blanc did a voice record. J.B. Blanc Tweet
  • October 4, 2012: Sam Liu reports no finished footage yet but preliminaries look good. Sam Liu Tweet
  • October 6, 2012: J.B. Blanc did a voice record. Blanc notes records are reaching the last few episodes of the season. J.B. Blanc Tweet
  • October 7, 2012: Sam Liu cites Eric Canete as a storyboard artist on his team. Sam Liu Tweet
  • December 10, 2012: J.B. Blanc recorded for an episode of the season. So far he recorded for 20. J.B. Blanc Tweet
  • December 17, 2012: J.B. Blanc recorded for the last episode of the season. J.B. Blanc Tweet
  • December 17, 2012: Dave Bullock is a storyboard artist. The Next Issue Podcast
  • January 28, 2013: Beware The Batman will debut summer 2013 on the DC Nation block. WF Article
  • January 31, 2013: New image of Professor Pyg and Mister Toad released. WF Article
  • February 11, 2013: ADR process has begun. J.B. Blanc Tweet
  • March 12, 2013: Greg Weisman is a freelance writer for the show. WF Interview
  • March 18, 2013: Curt Geda will also be directing on the show. Sam Liu Tweet
  • March 25, 2013: J.B. Blanc did another ADR session. J.B. Blanc Tweet
  • April 1, 2013: A quick teaser was shown during DC 101 panel at Wonder Con. CBR Article
  • April 12, 2013: Sam Liu is currently mapping episodes. The tentative start for the series is "July-ish" this summer. Sam Liu Tweet
  • April 26, 2013: The show will use contemporary characters such as Professor Pyg from Grant Morrison's run on the Batman & Robin comic. Newsarama Article
  • May 2, 2013: Frederik Wiedmann will provide the score for Beware The Batman. WF Article
  • May 10, 2013: J.B. Blanc did another ADR session. J.B. Blanc Facebook
  • June 7, 2013: First two episodes screened at Warner Bros. lot for crew. Sumalee Montano Tweet
  • June 10, 2013: Ayana Haviv sang solos for Wiedmann's score. Ayana Haviv Tweet
  • June 19, 2013: The series will debut on July 13 at 10 am. Seven images released, including first looks at Magpie and Batcycle. Wallace Langham will voice Anarky, Grey DeLisle voices Magpie, and Brian George voices Professor Pyg. WF Article
  • June 19, 2013: Second trailer released. WF Article
  • June 19, 2013: 10 more images released, including a first look at Lt. James Gordon. WF Article
  • June 19, 2013: Jake Castorena and Jen Bennett are Storyboard Artists on the series. Sam Liu Tweet
  • June 27, 2013: July airing schedule released. WF Article
  • June 28, 2013: Anthony Ruivivar confirms he will be on the Beware The Batman portion of the DC Nation panel at San Diego Comic Con. Anthony Ruivivar Tweet
  • July 2, 2013: First look at opening titles. EW Article
  • July 2, 2013: Storyboards wrapped up in February. Jake Castorena Tweet
  • July 3, 2013: First look Shane Glines' designs for James Gordon. CA Article
  • July 7, 2013: The Beware The Batman panel at San Diego Comic Con 2013 will be on Sunday July 21 at 1 to 2 pm in Room 6BCF. There will be a screening of a new episode. SDCC Page
  • July 8, 2013: Sam Liu confirms his storyboarding team consists of Eric Canete, Jake Castorena and John Fang. Sam Liu Tweet
  • July 9, 2013: Butch Lukic is the Supervising Director. Variety article
  • July 9, 2013: Glen Murakami and Mitch Watson interview - opening credits, style of the show, the eras that influenced it, choice of villains, Batman's arc, Magpie, Professor Pyg and Mister Toad. Comics Alliance article
  • July 9, 2013: Glen Murakami and Mitch Watson interview - making their own Batman show, the action genre, fan support, and the CG medium. Screen Rant article
  • July 9, 2013: Frederik Wiedmann talks about creating the score. Film Music Magazine article
  • July 10, 2013: New trade ad from DC Comics previews Batman's Rogues Gallery with some first looks. CBR article
  • July 12, 2013: Interview with Mitch Watson and Glen Murakami. Watson worked on the show for 3 years and Murakami, 2 years. It took them a year to conceive the final permutation of the series. Talk about style of the show, relationships, and the pilot. CBR article
  • July 12, 2013: "Hunted" clip featuring Batman and Alfred in the Batcave. WF article
  • July 12, 2013: "Hunted" clip with Batman taking on Pyg and Toad. Mitch Watson and Glen Murakami talk about Alfred, Batman, Anarky, Magpie, and Humpty Dumpty. Silver Monkey (with still) and Lady Shiva confirmed to appear, as members of the League of Assassins. USA Today article
  • July 12, 2013: TV spot released online. WF article
  • July 17, 2013: Two clips and four images for "Secrets" released. WF Article
  • July 18, 2013: Tara Strong will voice Barbara Gordon. Tara Strong Tweet
  • July 19, 2013: Sam Liu confirms he directed about 9 episodes, every third episode. Sam Liu Tweet
  • July 19, 2013: Dave Bullock talks about storyboarding. Storyboards from "Metamorphosis" appear to reveal Man Bat and hint of his origin sequence - a guy who falls and passes out against a giant terrarium full of bats and we did a lot of fun reflections and lightning outside the window as a transformation takes place. AWN Article
  • July 21, 2013: Adam Baldwin voices Metamorpho. AndrewBatReview Tweet
  • July 21, 2013: A top 5 villain will appear, there is a "D" in the name. AndrewBatReview Tweet
  • July 21, 2013: The top 5 villain will appear in season two. MeganRoope Tweet
  • July 21, 2013: The mystery top 5 villain was voiced by a well known actor. IGN Article
  • July 21, 2013: There was a blind audition for Barbara Gordon and out of 100s of potential actors, Tara Strong was chosen yet again. AndrewBatReview Tweet
  • July 21, 2013: Beware the Batman made Humpty Dumpty a pretty creepy villain. AndrewBatReview Tweet
  • July 21, 2013: The episode with Humpty Dumpty had quite a lot of action. Tobias Whale also made an appearance. AndrewBatReview Tweet
  • July 21, 2013: Something will happen with Barbara Gordon. AndrewBatReview Tweet
  • July 21, 2013: Barbara Gordon will appear in "Broken". AndrewBatReview Tweet
  • July 21, 2013: There will be a big plot with the League of Assassins running through this season. AndrewBatReview Tweet
  • July 21, 2013: Mark Hamill won't be voicing a character. AndrewBatReview Tweet
  • July 21, 2013: There are no plans for the Joker nor Robin. AndrewBatReview Tweet
  • July 21, 2013: There's something at the end of the season that pushed the boundaries with the censors. AndrewBatReview Tweet
  • July 21, 2013: Most attention on League of Assassins will be on Silver Monkey. AndrewBatReview Tweet
  • July 21, 2013: Batman will encounter Humpty Dumpty for the first time in "Broken". IGN Article
  • July 21, 2013: Sapphire Stagg will be voiced by Emmanuelle Chriqui. IGN Article
  • July 22, 2013: Interview with Anthony Ruivivar. Comic Vine at Youtube (6:05)
  • July 22, 2013: Interview with JB Blanc. Comic Vine at Youtube (3:45)
  • July 24, 2013: Interviews with Glen Murakami, Mitch Watson, Anthony Ruivivar and JB Blanc. Watson teases will find out more about Katana's father's death, the struggle between Batman and Bruce Wayne will come up later on, not commenting but a right direction to think Outsiders, all villains come back but Anarky the most, particular story in first half then another in second half, Anarky will be more of a significant catalyst in the back half of the season, if there is a season two they will try to create a new character like with Harley Quinn, an episode later down the line gets in a situation comes up against a villain that pushes Batman to the edge, will see a side of Batman he's terrified of and it has do with what's going on between him and Alfred and other stuff, may be seeing Batman losing it from a fear that Bruce can't control Batman, more cool female characters, and more Grant Morrison characters. Batman News Article
  • July 24, 2013: Interviews with Glen Murakami, Mitch Watson, Anthony Ruivivar and JB Blanc. Some writers include Len Wein, Mike Ryan, and Adam Beechen. Comics Alliance Article
  • July 25, 2013: Two clips and six images for "Tests" released. WF Article
  • July 26, 2013: Recording of a roundtable with Glen Murakami from San Diego Comic Con 2013. CBM Article (15:02)
  • July 27, 2013: Glen Murakami, Mitch Watson, Anthony Ruivivar and JB Blanc answer fan questions at San Diego Comic Con 2013. Barbara Gordon will push herself into places she shouldn't be, going to find out about Katana's history with the League of Assassins, will see what happens when the League discovers that she has stolen their most powerful weapon, and there are going to be other heroes appearing in the series, but not the ones you might think, that are not traditionally thought of as heroes because they play both sides. CN Blog
  • July 29, 2013: Transcript of discussion with Glen Murakami, Mitch Watson, Anthony Ruivivar and JB Blanc from San Diego Comic Con 2013. CBR Article
  • July 29, 2013: August schedule reveals titles and loglines for three new episodes. WF Article
  • July 29, 2013: Q&A with Mitch Watson from San Diego Comic Con 2013. Matt L. Jones voices Humpty Dumpty, there's a character like Bruce Wayne and Tatsu Yamashiro who Alfred raised that is coming up and will cause a whle conflict, another side to death of Katana's father, thoughts on reviews, working with CG, it took 6-7 months to build a working Gotham City, the first version of the Batmobile was so big it couldn't turn on streets, lighting issues, Humpty Dumpty will be back, Batman, body hacking, and on making an new version of Alfred. IGN Video (12:03)
  • July 29, 2013: Q&A with JB Blanc from San Diego Comic Con 2013. Matthew Lillard is a guest voice, on getting the role, debunks Alfred and guns, will possibly be seeing him in action again and talks about recording. IGN Video (3:52)
  • July 30, 2013: Two clips and seven images for "Safe" released with expanded logline. Dr. Jason Burr is voiced by Matthew Lillard and Silver Monkey by James Remar. WF Article
  • August 1, 2013: Summary of screening and panel from San Diego Comic Con 2013. The B-story in "Broken" deals with Alfred confronting Katana's association with Ra's al Ghul and her experience with the legendary "Soultaker" sword. CBR Article
  • August 2, 2013: "Safe" was written by Mark Banker. Mark Banker Tweet
  • August 3, 2013: Director of "Safe," Sam Liu confirms Finola Hughes voiced Lady Shiva. Sam Liu Tweet
  • August 4, 2013: Lady Shiva should show up sometime in the next few episodes. Sam Liu Tweet
  • August 7, 2013: Two clips, six images and extended logline for "Broken" released. WF Article
  • August 7, 2013: Summary of screening and panel from San Diego Comic Con 2013. No plans to use Black Mask and Catman, considered using Hush but went with a similar character, and Nocturna is "not off the table" to use. TZ Article
  • August 15, 2013: One clip, six images and extended logline for "Toxic" released. WF Article
  • August 16, 2013: In addition to being a Metamorpho story, "Toxic" will check back on Stagg Industries and how it all fits into the larger world of the series. Metamorpho will fill the villain of the week role but the direction of his character will change and have a larger purpose down the road like Barbara Gordon. In an upcoming episode, another character that has come and gone in animation but hasn't really been highlighted will appear. There are plans for "him." Episode 7 is "major" and "not to be missed," Episode 8 features another Grant Morrison villain and Episode 9 will have a "really obscure character" in it. NY Post Article
  • August 17, 2013: Episode 8 is titled "Allies" and written by Erin Maher and Kathryn Reindl. Kay Reindl Tweet
  • August 28, 2013: September schedule reveals four new episodes "Family", "Allies", "Control", and "Sacrifice". WF Article
  • September 1, 2013: Jen Bennett joined the crew at episode 7 "Family" as a storyboarder on Sam Liu's team but she did not start boarding until episode 10. Sam Liu Tweet
  • September 6, 2013: Two clips, four images and extended logline for "Family" released. WF Article
  • September 6, 2013: "Family" was written by Mark Banker. Mark Banker Tweet
  • September 6, 2013: "Family" was directed by Sam Liu. Sam Liu Tweet
  • September 13, 2013: Two clips, five images and extended logline for "Allies" released. WF Article
  • September 16, 2013: Artist Barry McWilliams reveals it is his first day working on Beware The Batman. Barry McWilliams Tweet
  • September 20, 2013: Two clips, four images and extended logline for "Control" released. WF Article
  • September 26, 2013: Interview with Anthony Ruiviar from San Diego Comic Con 2013. CBR Article
  • September 26, 2013: Two clips, five images and extended logline for "Sacrifice" released. WF Article
  • September 27, 2013: "Sacrifice" was written by Mark Banker. Mark Banker Tweet
  • September 27, 2013: "Sacrifice" was directed by Sam Liu and boarded by Jake Castorena, Eric Canete and Jen Bennett. Jen Bennett Tweet
  • October 3, 2013: Two clips, five images and extended logline for "Instinct" released. WF Article
  • October 3, 2013: After "Instinct" debuts on October 5th, there will be a brief 3 week hiatus in October then a new episode "Attraction" debuts on October 26 featuring the return of Magpie. WF Article
  • October 11, 2013: Artist Barry McWilliams reveals it is his last day working on Beware The Batman. Barry McWilliams Tweet
  • October 7, 2013: Jay Hong posts early concept designs for Batcave and Batmobile. Jay Hong Blog
  • October 21, 2013: Anthony Ruivivar reports new episodes will return in January 2014, days after new episodes listed for the October 26 and November 2 and show were pulled from the DC Nation block schedule. Anthony Ruivivar Tweet
  • October 22, 2013: Cartoon Network confirms new episodes will return in January 2014, the remaining 15 episodes are slated to be aired within the first half of 2014, and Beware The Batman also currently remains in active production. WF Article
  • October 24, 2013: "Attraction" was written by Len Wein. Len Wein Tweet
  • November 7, 2013: The Season 1 Part 1: Shadows of Gotham DVD set will release on February 18, 2014. It will include the first 13 episodes of the season. WF Article
  • November 11, 2013: Tara Strong posts a Vine about ADR for Barbara Gordon. Tara Strong Vine
  • November 11, 2013: Tara Strong posts a Vine about ADR with Robin Atkin Downes and Udo Kier. Tara Strong Vine
  • November 18, 2013: Sam Liu confirms the show is in post-production and has moved onto new projects. Sam Liu Tweet
  • November 28, 2013: Eric Lloyd Brown's weapon, prop and vehicle designs of Pyg and Toad vehicle, Shotgun, Gun B, Bat-Signal, Bruce Wayne Limo, and two Ninja Bike Concepts. CBM Article
  • December 24, 2013: The Season 1 Part 1: Shadows of Gotham DVD set front and rear cover art released. WF Article
  • January 2, 2014: No new episodes in January. WF Article
  • January 14, 2014: Sam Liu provides a production update: the last of the 26 episodes are almost done. Liu also hints there will be a wrap up to the arc in light of a concern the show won't be renewed. Sam Liu Tweet
  • January 27, 2014: J.B. Blanc at last recording session. J.B. Blanc Tweet
  • January 29, 2014: Warner Archive will sell a Blu-Ray version of Season 1 Part 1 also set for a February 18, 2014 release. Warner Archive Tweet
  • January 31, 2014: No new episodes in February. WF Article
  • February 10, 2014: 30 second clip from "Attraction" released. WBOnline Youtube
  • February 28, 2014: Still no new episodes in March. WF Article
  • March 21, 2014: Jake Castorena posts wrap party cake. Jake Castorena Tumblr
  • April 14, 2014: Unaired, never-before-seen footage from Beware the Batman will be shown during the "Popular TV Super Heroes Look Better in Blu" panel on Saturday April 19 from 11:30am-12:30pm in Room 300DE. WF Article
  • April 16, 2014: Complete episode list and loglines of Beware the Batman released. WF Article
  • April 16, 2014: Beware the Batman will air on Toonami at 3 AM starting May 10. WF Article
  • April 16, 2014: Greg Weisman wrote "Monsters", episode 17. Greg Weisman Tweet
  • April 17, 2014: Ivan Cohen wrote "Unique", episode 21. The script landed him the gig of writing for the tie in comic. Ivan Cohen Tweet
  • May 8, 2014: May 2014 Adult Swim airing schedule. Run begins from the start with episode one "Hunted". WF Article
  • May 13, 2014: Toonami promo released online. WF Article
  • June 4, 2014: June schedule of Toonami airings. WF Article
  • June 5, 2014: Season 1 Part 2: Dark Justice DVD and Blu Ray sets of the final 13 episodes will release on September 30, 2014. Front cover art also previewed. WF Article
  • June 23, 2014: July schedule of Toonami airings. The unaired episodes will start July 26 with episode 12 "Attraction" half an hour earlier at 1:30 am Eastern. WF Article
  • June 26, 2014: Season 1 Part 2: Dark Justice Blu Ray set is now available for pre-order. WF Article
  • July 1, 2014: List of writers and directors for episodes 14 to 26 released. WF Article
  • August 8, 2014: August airing schedule - four new episodes debut. There might be a schedule conflict on the 30th. WF Article
  • September 4, 2014: Season 1 Part 2: Dark Justice package art. WF Article
  • September 5, 2014: September airing schedule - four new episodes debut. WF Article
  • September 7, 2014: Greg Weisman reveals he suggested the flashback to the Wayne murder since Crime Alley was involved. Greg Weisman Tweet
  • September 16, 2014: As of October 4, Beware The Batman will air half an hour earlier at 2 AM Eastern. Toonami Tumblr
  • September 22, 2014: Toonami will air the final seven episodes of Beware The Batman this coming Saturday the 27th from 2:30 am to 6 am Eastern. Toonami Tumblr
  • September 24, 2014: Menu Screens for Season 1 Part 2 release. WF Article
  • September 26, 2014: Toonami commercial for Saturday's final airing. WF Article

    Comic News

  • June 17, 2013: There will be a tie in comic book series. Bleeding Cool
  • July 8, 2013: The ongoing comic series will start on October 23. It will be written by Ivan Cohen and drawn by Luciano Vecchio. Sneak peak at 1:25 art variant cover included. WF Article
  • August 12, 2013: Issue #2 releases on November 27 and features Professor Pyg. It is written by Matt Manning and drawn by Dario Brizuela. WF Article
  • September 3, 2013: Regular cover for Issue #1 revealed. WF Article
  • September 10, 2013: Issue #3 releases on December 31 and features Tobias Whale. It is written by Scott Beatty and drawn by Luciano Vecchio. WF Article
  • October 14, 2013: Issue #4 releases on January 29, written by Ivan Cohen, art and cover by Luciano Vecchio, and story involves Batman curing Kirk Langstrom of Man-Bat when another man-bat creature shows up. WF Article
  • October 23, 2013: Cover and 5 page preview for Issue #1 posted. WF Article
  • November 11, 2013: Issue #5 releases on February 26, is written by Mike Barr, drawn by Dario Brizuela and the story involves a copycat Katana. WF Article
  • November 26, 2013: Interview with Matthew K Manning, a writer on the comic. Manning teases for Issue #2, it takes place after the first encounter with Professor Pyg, no Toad, and Katana is in full costume. In an upcoming issue, Manning teases he's seen first 10 pages of his next issue and something will be attempted he doesn't think has been done in a Batman story. WF Interview
  • November 27, 2013: Cover and 3 page preview for Issue #2 posted. WF Article
  • December 13, 2013: Issue #6 releases on March 26, is written by Matthew Manning, drawn by Luciano Vecchio and the story involves Alfred racing against the clock to find Batman, who is in the midst of the fight of his life. WF Article
  • December 31, 2013: Cover and 3 page preview for Issue #3 posted. WF Article
  • January 24, 2014: The comic book will end in March with Issue #6. WF Article
  • January 24, 2014: Cover and 4 page preview for Issue #4 posted. Reveals Barbara Gordon is working with Batman as Oracle. Batman News Article
  • January 27, 2014: Interview with artist Luciano Vecchio. For Issue #4, Vecchio teases Men-Bats and this issue reveals an important development for one of the supporting characters that we didn't get to see yet on the show. WF Article
  • January 29, 2014: Luciano Vecchio posts character design for 'Son of Man-Bat' villain in Issue #4. Luciano Vecchio deviantArt
  • February 24, 2014: Four page preview for Issue #5 "Suitable for Framing" released. WF Article
  • February 25, 2014: In Issue #1, Ivan Cohen and Luciano Vecchio were given reference material before any episodes with any mayor ran on television and at the time was scheduled to be shown as mayor in the first season. Ivan Cohen Tweet
  • March 20, 2014: There will be a trade paperback collection that releases January 27, 2015 for $12.99. WF Article
  • March 21, 2014: Matthew K Manning posts a Issue #6 teaser of first pages revealing the POV is a like a first person shooter. Matthew K Manning Tweet
  • March 24, 2014: Cover and 6 page preview for Issue #6. WF Article
  • May 22, 2014: Sales numbers for the six issue tie in comic book series. WF Article