Acclaimed Scottish comic-book weirdo Grant Morrison made an look at Comedian-Con in San Diego final night time, the place he stunned followers on the DC: Meet the Publishers panel by displaying up not solely to plug his upcoming Marvel Girl: Earth Two—which he describes as “the Empire Strikes Again” of the collection—however to make the surprising announcement that he’s writing a sequel to his 1989 fan favourite Arkham Asylum.
Explaining that he’s at all times felt that Arkham Asylum was his private “leaping the shark” second, he stated that, after some consideration, he determined to “take that ‘leap the shark’ thought and do the very best Batman guide there’s ever been.” With artwork from Chris Burnham, who labored with Morrison on Batman Included, Morrison describes Arkham Asylum 2 as an outrageous, Luc Besson-esque sci-fi thriller set in a future timeline the place Batman’s grownup son Damian has taken on the Darkish Knight mantle. Morrison additionally gave the extraordinarily particular element that the guide shall be 120 pages lengthy, however failed to supply a launch date.
[by way of The Hollywood Reporter]
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