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Future State The Next Batman (2021 DC) comic books

  • Issue #1A
    Future State The Next Batman (2021 DC) 1A

    Written by John Ridley. Art by Nick Derington. Cover by Ladronn. Gotham City has always been dangerous—but now, its downright deadly! Following the tragedy of A-Day, the mayor allowed the private law enforcement group known as the Magistrate to take over policing so-called mask crime—and that has given rise to a new Dark Knight! What is this mysterious crime fighters connection to former Batman weaponeer Lucius Fox? The fight for justice has never been this dangerous! Then, in an new tale of the Outsiders, everything in Gotham City may be under the thumb of the Magistrate—but even members of that totalitarian force know that the outskirts of town are protected by the sword of Katana! Plus, ride with the Arkham Knights on their quest for freedom. Arkham Asylum has been decommissioned, and the Magistrate rules the land with an iron fist and zero tolerance. Now its time for the lunatics to take back their town! Follow Croc, Two-Face, Phosphorus, Zsasz, Clayface, and Astrid Arkham as the Arkham Knights raise holy hell on the occupiers of Gotham! 64 pages, full color. Age 13+ Cover price $7.99.

  • Issue #1B
    Future State The Next Batman (2021 DC) 1B

    Written by John Ridley. Art by Nick Derington. Cover by Olivier Coipel. Gotham City has always been dangerous—but now, its downright deadly! Following the tragedy of A-Day, the mayor allowed the private law enforcement group known as the Magistrate to take over policing so-called mask crime—and that has given rise to a new Dark Knight! What is this mysterious crime fighters connection to former Batman weaponeer Lucius Fox? The fight for justice has never been this dangerous! Then, in an new tale of the Outsiders, everything in Gotham City may be under the thumb of the Magistrate—but even members of that totalitarian force know that the outskirts of town are protected by the sword of Katana! Plus, ride with the Arkham Knights on their quest for freedom. Arkham Asylum has been decommissioned, and the Magistrate rules the land with an iron fist and zero tolerance. Now its time for the lunatics to take back their town! Follow Croc, Two-Face, Phosphorus, Zsasz, Clayface, and Astrid Arkham as the Arkham Knights raise holy hell on the occupiers of Gotham! 64 pages, full color. Age 13+ Cover price $8.99.

  • Issue #1C
    Future State The Next Batman (2021 DC) 1C

    Blank Sketch Cover. Written by John Ridley. Art by Nick Derington. Gotham City has always been dangerous—but now, its downright deadly! Following the tragedy of A-Day, the mayor allowed the private law enforcement group known as the Magistrate to take over policing so-called mask crime—and that has given rise to a new Dark Knight! What is this mysterious crime fighters connection to former Batman weaponeer Lucius Fox? The fight for justice has never been this dangerous! Then, in an new tale of the Outsiders, everything in Gotham City may be under the thumb of the Magistrate—but even members of that totalitarian force know that the outskirts of town are protected by the sword of Katana! Plus, ride with the Arkham Knights on their quest for freedom. Arkham Asylum has been decommissioned, and the Magistrate rules the land with an iron fist and zero tolerance. Now its time for the lunatics to take back their town! Follow Croc, Two-Face, Phosphorus, Zsasz, Clayface, and Astrid Arkham as the Arkham Knights raise holy hell on the occupiers of Gotham! 64 pages, full color. Age 13+ Cover price $8.99.

  • Issue #1D
    Future State The Next Batman (2021 DC) 1D

    Written by John Ridley. Art by Nick Derington. Cover by J. Scott Campbell. Gotham City has always been dangerous—but now, its downright deadly! Following the tragedy of A-Day, the mayor allowed the private law enforcement group known as the Magistrate to take over policing so-called mask crime—and that has given rise to a new Dark Knight! What is this mysterious crime fighters connection to former Batman weaponeer Lucius Fox? The fight for justice has never been this dangerous! Then, in an new tale of the Outsiders, everything in Gotham City may be under the thumb of the Magistrate—but even members of that totalitarian force know that the outskirts of town are protected by the sword of Katana! Plus, ride with the Arkham Knights on their quest for freedom. Arkham Asylum has been decommissioned, and the Magistrate rules the land with an iron fist and zero tolerance. Now its time for the lunatics to take back their town! Follow Croc, Two-Face, Phosphorus, Zsasz, Clayface, and Astrid Arkham as the Arkham Knights raise holy hell on the occupiers of Gotham! 64 pages, full color. Age 13+ Cover price $8.99.

  • Issue #1E
    Future State The Next Batman (2021 DC) 1E

    2nd Printing. Written by John Ridley. Art by Nick Derington. Gotham City has always been dangerous—but now, its downright deadly! Following the tragedy of A-Day, the mayor allowed the private law enforcement group known as the Magistrate to take over policing so-called mask crime—and that has given rise to a new Dark Knight! What is this mysterious crime fighters connection to former Batman weaponeer Lucius Fox? The fight for justice has never been this dangerous! Then, in an new tale of the Outsiders, everything in Gotham City may be under the thumb of the Magistrate—but even members of that totalitarian force know that the outskirts of town are protected by the sword of Katana! Plus, ride with the Arkham Knights on their quest for freedom. Arkham Asylum has been decommissioned, and the Magistrate rules the land with an iron fist and zero tolerance. Now its time for the lunatics to take back their town! Follow Croc, Two-Face, Phosphorus, Zsasz, Clayface, and Astrid Arkham as the Arkham Knights raise holy hell on the occupiers of Gotham! 64 pages, full color. Ages 13+ Cover price $7.99.

  • Issue #2A
    Future State The Next Batman (2021 DC) 2A

    Written by John Ridley. Art by Laura Braga. Cover by Ladronn. In this second Future State: Batman chapter, wearing a mask in Gotham City is now a crime—and when its compounded with murder, it can be a shoot-on-sight offense! Batman is on the trail of a murderous couple but quickly finds that all is not as it seems...and finds himself in the firing line of the Magistrate and their Peacekeepers! The gritty, street-level adventures of the new Dark Knight continue! Also in this issue, Batgirls Cassandra Cain and Stephanie Brown find themselves in a prison where the Magistrate throws heroes and villains alike! What no one knows, though, is that Cassandra was sent there with a mission… And in a story of the Gotham City Sirens, some girls just want to have fun—so what do you do when you find Gotham City in turmoil and overrun by Cybers? You go shopping, of course! Join Catwoman, Poison Ivy, and a new Siren on a gals night out. Theyre on the town, looking for trouble…and finding it! 64 pages, full color. Ages 13+ Cover price $7.99.

  • Issue #2B
    Future State The Next Batman (2021 DC) 2B

    Written by John Ridley. Art by Laura Braga. Cover by Francesco Mattina. In this second Future State: Batman chapter, wearing a mask in Gotham City is now a crime—and when its compounded with murder, it can be a shoot-on-sight offense! Batman is on the trail of a murderous couple but quickly finds that all is not as it seems...and finds himself in the firing line of the Magistrate and their Peacekeepers! The gritty, street-level adventures of the new Dark Knight continue! Also in this issue, Batgirls Cassandra Cain and Stephanie Brown find themselves in a prison where the Magistrate throws heroes and villains alike! What no one knows, though, is that Cassandra was sent there with a mission… And in a story of the Gotham City Sirens, some girls just want to have fun—so what do you do when you find Gotham City in turmoil and overrun by Cybers? You go shopping, of course! Join Catwoman, Poison Ivy, and a new Siren on a gals night out. Theyre on the town, looking for trouble…and finding it! 64 pages, full color. Ages 13+ Cover price $8.99.

  • Issue #2C
    Future State The Next Batman (2021 DC) 2C

    Written by John Ridley. Art by Laura Braga. Cover by Doug Braithwaite. In this second Future State: Batman chapter, wearing a mask in Gotham City is now a crime—and when its compounded with murder, it can be a shoot-on-sight offense! Batman is on the trail of a murderous couple but quickly finds that all is not as it seems...and finds himself in the firing line of the Magistrate and their Peacekeepers! The gritty, street-level adventures of the new Dark Knight continue! Also in this issue, Batgirls Cassandra Cain and Stephanie Brown find themselves in a prison where the Magistrate throws heroes and villains alike! What no one knows, though, is that Cassandra was sent there with a mission… And in a story of the Gotham City Sirens, some girls just want to have fun—so what do you do when you find Gotham City in turmoil and overrun by Cybers? You go shopping, of course! Join Catwoman, Poison Ivy, and a new Siren on a gals night out. Theyre on the town, looking for trouble…and finding it! 64 pages, full color. Ages 13+ Cover price $8.99.

  • Issue #2D
    Future State The Next Batman (2021 DC) 2D

    2nd Printing. Written by John Ridley. Art by Laura Braga. In this second Future State: Batman chapter, wearing a mask in Gotham City is now a crime—and when its compounded with murder, it can be a shoot-on-sight offense! Batman is on the trail of a murderous couple but quickly finds that all is not as it seems...and finds himself in the firing line of the Magistrate and their Peacekeepers! The gritty, street-level adventures of the new Dark Knight continue! Also in this issue, Batgirls Cassandra Cain and Stephanie Brown find themselves in a prison where the Magistrate throws heroes and villains alike! What no one knows, though, is that Cassandra was sent there with a mission… And in a story of the Gotham City Sirens, some girls just want to have fun—so what do you do when you find Gotham City in turmoil and overrun by Cybers? You go shopping, of course! Join Catwoman, Poison Ivy, and a new Siren on a gals night out. Theyre on the town, looking for trouble…and finding it! 64 pages, full color. 13+ Cover price $7.99.

  • Issue #3A
    Future State The Next Batman (2021 DC) 3A

    Written by John Ridley. Art by Laura Braga. Cover by Ladronn. The adventures of the next Batman continue! Batman has captured a pair of murderous fugitives, but he faces a tough decision: leave them for the Magistrate troops, which means certain death, or risk his life and fight his way through Gotham City to deliver them to the GCPD for trial. Hes Batman...so theres only one choice! And in Outsiders, Katana has reunited with Black Lightning, but her old friend and ally has changed...big-time! Now composed of literal black lightning, Jefferson Pierce arrives with a dire warning about Duke Thomas and his mission to liberate Gotham from the oppression of the Magistrate. Theyll have to work together—and we really mean together—to have any hope of defeating the forces working against them! Plus, in Arkham Knights, Astrid Arkham and her band of maniacal misfits have picked a fight with the Magistrate...and theyre not going to back down! On the eve of their mission into the heart of Gothams fascist occupiers, Croc, Zsasz, Phosphorus, Clayface, Harvey, and the rest steel themselves to try and shine a beacon of hope into the darkness—but not everyone will make it out alive! 64 pages, full color. Ages 13+ Cover price $7.99.

  • Issue #3B
    Future State The Next Batman (2021 DC) 3B

    Written by John Ridley. Art by Laura Braga. Cover by Stanley Artgerm Lau. The adventures of the next Batman continue! Batman has captured a pair of murderous fugitives, but he faces a tough decision: leave them for the Magistrate troops, which means certain death, or risk his life and fight his way through Gotham City to deliver them to the GCPD for trial. Hes Batman...so theres only one choice! And in Outsiders, Katana has reunited with Black Lightning, but her old friend and ally has changed...big-time! Now composed of literal black lightning, Jefferson Pierce arrives with a dire warning about Duke Thomas and his mission to liberate Gotham from the oppression of the Magistrate. Theyll have to work together—and we really mean together—to have any hope of defeating the forces working against them! Plus, in Arkham Knights, Astrid Arkham and her band of maniacal misfits have picked a fight with the Magistrate...and theyre not going to back down! On the eve of their mission into the heart of Gothams fascist occupiers, Croc, Zsasz, Phosphorus, Clayface, Harvey, and the rest steel themselves to try and shine a beacon of hope into the darkness—but not everyone will make it out alive! 64 pages, full color. Ages 13+ Cover price $8.99.

  • Issue #4A
    Future State The Next Batman (2021 DC) 4A

    Cover by Ladronn. The next Batman goes head-to-head with the Magistrates shock troops to protect the...guilty?! Its a savage running battle across Gotham City, and it will have the next Dark Knight fighting overwhelming odds to prove that justice still lives in the heart of a broken city. In the finale of Batgirls, after discovering the person locked in the high-security cell is the one whos been sending out Batman Lives signals to the Resistance, Stephanie Brown and Cassandra Cain must work together to make sure they take that person when they escape their prison! Plus, in the conclusion of Gotham City Sirens, Catwoman and the new android Siren hide out in Poison Ivys newly built paradise, where they discuss their past relationships, including what Catwoman has—or had—with Batman. But when Peacekeeper forces arrive, the new Siren will have to make a sacrifice to save her friends. 64 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $7.99.

  • Issue #4B
    Future State The Next Batman (2021 DC) 4B

    Cover by Jim Lee and Scott Williams. The next Batman goes head-to-head with the Magistrates shock troops to protect the...guilty?! Its a savage running battle across Gotham City, and it will have the next Dark Knight fighting overwhelming odds to prove that justice still lives in the heart of a broken city. In the finale of Batgirls, after discovering the person locked in the high-security cell is the one whos been sending out Batman Lives signals to the Resistance, Stephanie Brown and Cassandra Cain must work together to make sure they take that person when they escape their prison! Plus, in the conclusion of Gotham City Sirens, Catwoman and the new android Siren hide out in Poison Ivys newly built paradise, where they discuss their past relationships, including what Catwoman has—or had—with Batman. But when Peacekeeper forces arrive, the new Siren will have to make a sacrifice to save her friends. 64 pages, full color. Rated T+ Cover price $8.99.