Jim Lee’s new Batman/Spawn cowl readies followers for an epic showdown between the titular two characters.
Posted on DC’s Batman Twitter account, Lee’s cowl options inks by Scott Williams and colours by Sinclair. The paintings exhibits Al Simmons hovering above Bruce Wayne as the 2 characters cross paths for the primary time in roughly twenty years. The upcoming Batman/Spawn crossover, which was initially introduced throughout San Diego Comic-Con, is written by Todd McFarlane and options artwork by Greg Capullo.
DC has additionally introduced the Court of Owls will play a serious position within the challenge after they recruit Spawn as their new weapon in an effort to defeat the Dark Knight as soon as and for all. The synopsis for Batman/Spawn reads, “Two dark heroes, cursed by tragedy, find their paths crossing again…but not by choice! What sinister foe is at work, pitting the Dark Knight against the Hellspawn? From the shadows of Gotham City to New York City, this epic event is the blockbuster you’ve been waiting almost two decades for!”
Batman/Spawn Art Features a Number of Dark Knight Villains
DC additionally not too long ago launched a pair of coloured pages from the problem, which characteristic pencils by Capullo, inks by McFarlane and colours by Dave McCraig. One web page options numerous infamous Batman villain’s faces, together with Scarecrow, Two-Face, the Penguin, Poison Ivy, Bane, Clayface, Professor Pyg, Victor Zsasz, Catwoman, the Joker and Mister Freeze, whereas the opposite exhibits the Dark Knight mercilessly beating the Clown Prince of Prime with each fists.
“Look, this is really simple. I get to play with one of the greatest comic characters ever (Batman), get to reunite with amazing artist Greg Capullo, AND am able to mix in my own creation (Spawn) into the storyline,” McFarlane beforehand mentioned of Batman/Spawn. These are the kinds of initiatives many people creators within the comedian trade solely get to be part of a couple of instances in our careers.” Capullo added, “I used to be lucky sufficient to have the ability to draw each Spawn and Batman every for over a decade. Now I get to make use of these many years of expertise to convey followers the occasion they’ve waited practically 20 years to see occur. Spawn and Batman collectively once more. It’s gonna be fireplace.”
Batman/Spawn options cowl artwork by Capullo and extra variants by McFarlane, Lee, Capullo, Gabriele Dell’Otto, Jason Fabok, Sean Murphy, Francesco Mattina, J. Scott Campbell, Jorge Jimenez and Brett Booth. The one-shot’s Final Order Cutoff (FOC) date arrives Oct. 23 earlier than it then releases Dec. 13 from DC.