DC COMICS Announces Exciting New International BATMAN: THE WORLD Hardcover Anthology

DC COMICS Announces Exciting New International BATMAN: THE WORLD Hardcover Anthology

This September, DC Comics will release a 184-page Batman anthology titled Batman: The World, which will see creative teams from 14 different countries provide their take on The Dark Knight.

If you're looking for something a little different to the current weekly offerings from the Batman titles, DC Comics has a special anthology planned for release this September. Titled Batman: The World, the series will span 14 countries and feature creative talents from each respective locale guiding the story.

"Batman has grown into a true pop culture icon, known the world over,” said DC publisher and chief creative officer Jim Lee. “Batman: The World is DC’s way of showing fans everywhere that Batman is more than a character; Batman is a phenomenon that transcends languages and borders.”

What DC is calling a "a first-of-its-kind publishing event" is part of the publisher's Batman Day celebration which will take place on Saturday, September 18.  

Creative teams include:

  • Brian Azzarello and artist Lee Bermejo
  • Mathieu Gabella and Thierry Martin (France)
  • Paco Roca (Spain)
  • Alessandro Bilotta and Nicola Mari (Italy)
  • Benjamin von Eckartsberg/Thomas von Kummant (Germany)
  • Stepan Kopriva and Michal Suchánek (Czech Republic)
  • Tomasz Kolodziejczak, Piotr Kowalski, and Brad Simpson (Poland)
  • Ertan Ergil and Ethem Onur Bilgiç (Turkey)
  • Alberto Chimal and Rulo Valdés (Mexico)
  • Carlos Estefan and Pedro Mauro (Brazil)
  • Inpyo Jeon, Jae-kwang Park, and Kim Jung Gi (Korea)
  • Xu Xiaodong, Lu Xiaotong, Qiu Kun, and Yi Nan (China)
  • Kirill Kutuzov, Egor Prutov, and Natalia Zaidova (Russia)
  • Okadaya Yuichi (Japan)

Batman: The World will be released worldwide on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.

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