DC Comics announced on Thursday that the Batman will be a Black man, a Black character from the Batman universe, named Tim Fox will be the new Batman in a four-issue comic book series. Puza Snigdha reports.
Tim Fox is the estranged son of Bruce Wayne’s business manager Lucius Fox.
According to DC Comics’ announcement of 10th December, the new series will be written by John Ridley who is screenwriter of the Oscar-winning film 12 Years a Slave. The series will also feature artwork by Nick Derington and Laura Braga.
Talking about John Ridley’s sons he said, “They’re happy for me. They’re great supporters. But they would much rather see Black Panther than 12 Years a Slave, let’s be honest.”
Batman saga will be set in a futuristic Gotham City. The plot shows all superheroes have been outlawed, Batman has been killed and then Fox rises up as the new Batman in a bid to save the day. His story will then continue in February in the Batman: Black & White.
The series is a part of DC Future State event which gives an idea of the future of the superhero world.
Reportedly, Fox made his first appearance as a Batman in 1979.
The Next Batman will arrive January 5, 2021, with new issues every other week.
However, Fox won’t be the only character to step into an iconic role as Jonathan Kent, Superman’s son will be the new Superman and Yara Flor will be Wonder Woman.