BATMAN '89 #1 Cover Gives Us A First Look At Billy Dee Williams' Harvey Dent As Two-Face

BATMAN '89 #1 Cover Gives Us A First Look At Billy Dee Williams' Harvey Dent As Two-Face

Billy Dee Williams (Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker) played Harvey Dent in Tim Burton's Batman, and the variant cover for Batman '89 #1 finally transforms his take on Gotham's DA into Two-Face...

Billy Dee Williams (The Empire Strikes Back, The Rise of Skywalker) only appeared in a couple of brief scenes as Gotham District Attorney Harvey Dent in Tim Burton's Batman, but the original plan was for him to return as Two-Face down the line. Of course, that never happened and Burton went in a different direction for the sequel, but fans will finally get to see Williams' take on Dent transform into his villainous alter-ego in the pages of Batman '89.

Issue #1 of the DC Comics series is set to hit shelves this August, and a first look at Jerry Ordway’s variant cover is now online (via 13th Dimension). As you can see, the artwork depicts Michael Keaton's incarnation of the Caped Crusader (in a blue and grey costume) swinging through the city as Two-Face's sinister visage looms in the background.

Check out the cover below along with Joe Quinones' main version, and let us know if you plan on picking up a copy.

BATMAN ’89 #1

Story by SAM HAMM

Pencils by JOE QUINONES

Inks by JOE QUINONES

Cover by JOE QUINONES

ON SALE 8/10/21 Price: US $3.99 | 32 pages | FC | DC CARD STOCK OPEN ORDER

Variant by JERRY ORDWAY. Price: US $4.99

1:25 Design Variant by JOE QUINONES. Price: US $4.99

TEAM VARIANT by KEN TAYLOR/TAURIN CLARKE. Price: US $4.99

Step back into the Gotham of Tim Burton’s seminal classic Batman movies! Batman ’89 brings in screenwriter Sam Hamm (Batman, Batman Returns) and artist Joe Quinones (Dial H for Hero) to pull on a number of threads left dangling by the prolific director. Gotham becomes torn in two as citizens dressed as Batman and The Joker duke it out in the streets. As D.A. Harvey Dent tries to keep the city together, he targets the one problem tearing it apart: BATMAN! And he’ll get Bruce Wayne’s help in taking down the Dark Knight!
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