The DC Multiverse is increasing with a derivative of Sean Murphy’s Batman: White Knight Universe, as Red Hood will get the highlight along with his very personal Robin sidekick. Sean Murphy groups up with author Clay McCormack (Bloody Her), artist Simone Di Meo (Future State: Harley Quinn), and colorist Dave Stewart (Batman) for Batman: White Knight Presents: Red Hood, a miniseries debuting in July. The solicit for the primary concern teases the introduction of a younger woman named Gan who wants Purple Hood’s assist in ridding her neighborhood of a supercriminal. Gan is so determined that she decides to develop into Robin and struggle alongside Purple Hood.

Batman: Beyond the White Knight units the stage for the Purple Hood spinoff as Jason Todd and Bruce Wayne have a reconciliation earlier than Bruce breaks out of jail in an try and cease Derek Powers. Jason will likely be taking his personal struggle to Powers, and he’ll revisit his previous a bit to search out an ally he thinks may help flip the tide towards Gotham’s best menace.

Covers for Batman: White Knight Presents: Purple Hood provides an prolonged take a look at Gan’s Robin, who’s carrying the acquainted purple colours of the Boy/Woman Surprise. Additionally, her weapon of selection seems to be a bow and arrow.

“Folks have been asking me for years about Jason Todd within the White Knight universe,” mentioned Sean Murphy. “We are attempting to reinvent Jason into the Past timeline, whereas additionally honoring what made him so compelling for readers within the first place. In Batman: White Knight Presents: Purple Hood, there’s undoubtedly a grudge between Jason and Grayson and Batman’s two oldest sons must discover methods to place their variations behind them with a purpose to save Bruce.”

“It is a thrill for me to assist form the White Knight universe alongside two masters like Sean and Simone,” mentioned Clay McCormack. “Jason’s street may be very tough, irrespective of the universe, and we undoubtedly put him via the ringer right here. He is a sizzling head with a Batman-sized chip on his shoulder, so giving him an apprentice who has a a lot sunnier outlook on Batman creates a irritating distinction for Jason, and loads of enjoyable for the reader.”

“Working with Sean and Clay is admittedly inspiring, and dealing with two professionals like them can solely assist to enhance my work,” mentioned Simone Di Meo. “Creating a brand new Robin is one thing actually thrilling to work on, the emotionality of constructing decisions and the connection with Jason. I am unable to look forward to followers to have the ability to see it.”

Tell us your ideas on the brand new Robin within the feedback! Batman: White Knight Presents: Purple Hood #1 goes on sale July twenty sixth. The solicitation and covers will be discovered beneath.



Artwork by SIMONE DI MEO


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The world of Batman: White Knight continues to develop on this thrilling new miniseries! With issues heating up in Neo-Gotham, Jason Todd revisits his post-Robin previous to search out the one ally he believes will assist him flip the tide within the battle towards Derek Powers.

“Bruce Wayne is Batman.” 4 phrases that saved Jason’s life and destroyed his future perpetually. Banished by his mentor and broken by The Joker, the previous Robin is left to develop into one thing completely different, one thing stronger, a relentless drive for justice within the metropolis…Purple Hood! With no one to reply to, he walks the damaging line between hero and villain. That’s till he meets Gan, an area woman from East Backport who wants his assist to avoid wasting her neighborhood from a super-criminal terrorizing its residents. And he or she’s keen to struggle alongside him, no matter it takes!

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