Ridley additionally revealed that the miniseries will concentrate on longtime Batman ally and head of Wayne Enterprises Lucius Fox and his household.
“[Fox] has a household and this can be a household that has secrets and techniques, has saved secrets and techniques from each other,” stated Ridley in the course of the Legacy of the Bat panel. “It’s a bit of bit totally different dynamic than the Batman that we’ve at all times seen.”
The important thing artwork for the miniseries, which was drawn by artist LADRÖNN, was additionally revealed in the course of the panel. Test it out under:
The new project was first announced by Lee whereas talking to THR earlier this month in regards to the state of DC Comics in the wake of mass layoffs on the comedian guide writer. Lee didn’t go into any additional element in regards to the mini-series or the way it’ll play into what James Tynion IV is doing on the primary Batman guide, Tom King and Clay Mann are planning of their Batman/Catwoman maxi-series, and Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok are about to unleash in Three Jokers. However Lee did tease that Ridley’s collection would carry some main establishment modifications to the character.
Since DC Comics first started teasing an enormous continuity-shattering occasion referred to as 5G final 12 months, there have been many rumors about main modifications coming to the Darkish Knight. With 5G‘s emphasis on generations of heroes and superhero legacies, some believed 5G was set to introduce Bruce Wayne’s successor within the cape and cowl. Apparently, present Batwing Luke Fox was rumored to be the character to succeed Bruce Wayne because the Darkish Knight. The concentrate on Luke’s father, Lucius, within the new miniseries might imply that Luke remains to be set to don the cape and cowl, even when 5G itself is useless after the departure of former DC writer Dan DiDio, the crossover occasion’s mastermind and largest champion, earlier this 12 months.