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Batman: Black and White is one of the best anthology series that the Dark Knight has ever had. The series was originally published in 1996 as a 4 issue miniseries and then it was revived in 2000 as a backup to the ongoing Batman: Gotham Knights comic. But this September, DC will release an all-new Batman: Black and White as a 6-part series of extra-large 48-page comics.

The series has a reputation for assembling some of the very best writers and artists in all of comics and the following solicit from MTV Geek proves that issue #1 coming in just a few short months will keep that tradition alive:

BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #1
Written by CHIP KIDD, NEAL ADAMS, JOE QUINONES, MARIS WICKS, JOHN ARCUDI and HOWARD MACKIE
Art by MICHAEL CHO, NEAL ADAMS, JOE QUINONES, SEAN MURPHY and CHRIS SAMNEE
Cover by MARC SILVESTRI
1:25 Variant cover by TBD
1:200 B&W Variant cover by MARC SILVESTRI
“We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover also available.
On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 48 pg, 1 of 6, B&W, $4.99 US • RATED T

The legendary, Eisner Award-winning series BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE returns in a brand-new six-issue miniseries featuring tales of The Dark Knight by some of comics’ greatest writers and artists! This first issue kicks off with stories by Chip Kidd and Michael Cho, Neal Adams, Joe Quinones and Maris Wicks, John Arcudi and Sean Murphy, and Howard Mackie and Chris Samnee!

Both Sean Murphy (Punk Rock Jesus, The Wake) and Chris Samnee’s (Daredevil) work is featured in my latest Best of May Comics List.

Are you excited for this new miniseries? Do you have an all-time favorite Batman: Black and White story?

SOURCE: MTV Geek