One of the biggest hit books from 2017 was unequivocally Sean Gordan Murphy’s out of continuity Batman: The White Knight. A story of a cured of his insanity Joker begins a fight to save Gotham from the hero who once protected it. With amazing art that heavily homaged the 90’s and 2000’s Batman The Animated Series, Murphy crafted an engaging story that pulled readers in for each and every issue. Yesterday, Murphy took to Twitter with this teaser for a new project starring the Avenging Angel Azrael.
BREAKING: get ready for a huge announcement about my next book in 2019… pic.twitter.com/VRGoq76ZU5
— Sean Gordon Murphy (@Sean_G_Murphy) September 26, 2018
Then today, it was revealed what this project was going to entail. A brand new series taking place after White Knight. Where Joker finds a new ally in the fight against the Caped Crusader. So get ready for next year when Sean Murphy’s Batman: Curse of the White Knight hits your local comic book shop and Comixology.
Batman: Curse of the White Knight
Writer/Artist: Sean Gordon Murphy
Release Date: 2019
In this explosive sequel to Sean Murphy’s critically acclaimed blockbuster BATMAN: WHITE KNIGHT, the Joker recruits a savage partner to help him expose a shocking revelation about the Wayne family’s legacy and run Gotham into the ground. As Batman rushes to protect the city and his loved ones from this corrupt conspiracy, the mystery of his ancestry unravels and deals a devastating blow to the Dark Knight. Exciting new villains and unexpected allies will clash across history in this unforgettable chapter of the WHITE KNIGHT saga—and the truth about the blood they shed will shake Gotham to its core!
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