DC Comics has announced a new series as part of SDCC that’s also a part of the celebration of Batman’s eightieth anniversary with The Batman’s Grave. The series brings back together writer Warren Ellis and artist Bryan Hitch, the team that worked together on The Authority back in 1999. This new maxi-series is set for a twelve-issue run with the first issue arrive on October 9th, 2019. It’s planned for a month release and the first issue has a variant cover by JeeHung Lee.
Plot Concept: In The Batman’s Grave Ellis provides a portrait of Bruce Wayne/Batman as a consummate detective, whose insights are provided by a near-psychotic identification with murder victims. He immerses himself in the details of their lives and obsesses over every aspect of their deaths. The question becomes, will Batman’s intense identification with murder victims, even as he is confronting their killers, lead to the demise of the World’s Greatest Detective?