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Batman: Black And White – The Iconic Anthology Series Returns December 8

In 1996, DC bolstered the already fabled legacy of Batman when the publisher introduced the anthology series Batman: Black and White. An incomparable collection of writers and artists collaborated on original, black and white short stories featuring the Dark Knight in multiple interpretations, all varying in terms of theme, tone and setting, yet all connected with a distinctive black and white color scheme.

On Tuesday December 8, Batman: Black and White returns as a six-issue prestige format series with a brand-new slate of comics’ most exciting and innovative storytellers to explore the Batman mythos in stark black and white!

This all-star lineup of writers and artists includes:

– Paul Dini & Andy Kubert
– Tim Seeley & Kelley Jones
– Emma Rios
– John Arcudi & James Harren
– Gabriel Hardman & Corinna Bechko
– JH Williams III
– Tom King & Mitch Gerads
– G. Willow Wilson & Greg Smallwood
– Sophie Campbell
– David Aja
– Dustin Weaver
– Bilquis Evely
– Joshua Williamson & Riley Rossmo
– James Tynion IV & Tradd Moore
– Lee Weeks
– Chip Zdarsky & Nick Bradshaw
– And many more!

The debut issue features cover art by fan-favorite Batman artist Greg Capullo; each issue will also include two variant covers, one featuring Batman, the other featuring his foes. For issue #1, Peach Momoko provides a stunning cover featuring Talia al Ghul, while J.H. Williams provides his own breathtaking rendition of the Caped Crusader.

Batman: Black and White is available at open and operating comic book stores and all participating digital retailers on Tuesday, December 8. Each of the six prestige format issues comprising the series is priced at $5.99.

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DC Turns Michael Uslan’s & Dave Bullock’s “Batman: Black and White” Story Into A Silent Film

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DC Comics has found a unique way to promote its upcoming “Batman: Black and White” #2. The publisher has posted a video that turns Michael Uslan and Dave Bullock’s short story “Silent Knight… Unholy Knight!” into a silent film trailer complete with old-fashioned orchestral music, tears in the film and silent film captions.

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The 40-second trailer heavily features Bullock’s artwork with limited animation, which lends itself incredibly well to the video presentation.

Look for “Silent Knight… Unholy Knight!” in issue #2 of Batman: Black and White, available digitally and in print on October 2nd, 2013.

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