DC has launched the trailer for Batman: Failsafe, the debut arc of Chip Zdarsky and Jorge Jimenez’s upcoming run on Batman. The story begins in Batman #125 and sees Batman stricken by visions of a horrible future. On the identical time, somebody in Gotham is murdering town’s rich elites, and one among Batman’s best foes is concerned. In accordance with the official synopsis, “Bruce Wayne is at a turning level, haunted by desires of a darkish future, whereas Gotham Metropolis billionaires are being gruesomely murdered. With the invention of an archenemy’s involvement and a tragedy unfolding, the Darkish Knight’s nightmares are simply starting.” You may watch the trailer under.

ComicBook.com had the prospect to talk to Zdarsky in February when the story was introduced. He hinted at his plans for the Darkish Knight and why he determined to deliver Tim Drake again into the combination.

“When DC approached me to put in writing Batman, I instantly thought of issues that would actually problem the character mentally, bodily, and by way of his relationships,” Zdarsky stated. “Failsafe is his Doomsday. Once I began mapping out the story I acquired actually enthusiastic about the place it may take the title.

“The previous few years have had a variety of Batman on his personal, with so many (SO MANY) Robins, and so forth. in his orbit However I wished to actually spotlight the “Batman & Robin” facet of the characters whereas nonetheless sustaining the darker really feel we’re going for. Tim Drake is a favourite of mine and having the ability to spotlight him right here has been a variety of enjoyable. Actually, I am simply writing the Batman guide that I need to learn. A darkish guide with wild motion, large stakes, and hopefully a variety of enjoyable. My predominant Batman reader that I care about is my brother! He is adopted the guide for a very long time and I actually simply need to make him comfortable for as soon as in my life!!!”

As for working with Jimenez, Zdarsky stated, “He is a famous person! Not simply as an artist, however as an individual! He is actually pleasant and excited concerning the character and the course we’re stepping into, which is nice. We talked about going darker with the guide and he is been all aboard, with some actually gorgeous pages that showcase the tone. I truthfully cannot say sufficient good issues about Jorge. He creates magnificence at a tremendous velocity. I am offended that he is additionally so good-looking because it’s simply not honest. The one advantage of the pandemic is that I in all probability will not must be on a panel subsequent to him which might solely serve to spotlight how previous and gross I look.”

Batman #125 goes on sale on July fifth.

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