As anticipation for BATMAN #50 builds, DC announces that comic shops are welcome to put this historic issue on sale at midnight on July 4!
Retailers may also put all other DC items for this week on sale at this time.
As Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle finalize their preparations for the big day, DC also announces that BATMAN #50 now will have a 1:100 variant cover featuring Jim Lee's pencil art from his open to order variant cover!
Check with your local comic shop for availability.
In addition, the variant cover solicited to feature art by Olivier Coipel now will be illustrated by Arthur Adams.
In this issue, it's the wedding you never thought you'd see! The Batrimony is real as Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle are set to tie the knot in a can't-miss, extra-length milestone issue that will reshape Gotham City. All their friends (and a few enemies?) will be party to a comic book coupling for the ages.
Superstar scribe Tom King officiates the sure-to-be-offbeat nuptials, joined by an all-star lineup of guest classic Bat-artists doffing their hats to the lucky couple in a series of pre-wedding flashback scenes sure to set the romantic mood.
This issue is written by Tom King with art and cover by Mikel Janin.
As if that weren't enough, these comics luminaries each contributed one page to the story:
• Neal Adams
• Rafael Albuquerque
• Lee Bermejo
• Greg Capullo
• Becky Cloonan
• Amanda Conner
• Tony S. Daniel
• Jay Fabok
• David Finch
• Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
• Mitch Gerads
• JoÃ«lle Jones
• Andy Kubert
• Jim Lee & Scott Williams
• Clay Mann
• Frank Miller
• Paul Pope
• Tim Sale
• Ty Templeton
• Lee Weeks
This issue will ship with five covers:
Main cover by Mikel Janin (MAY180450).
Blank variant cover (MAY180453).
1:100 Pencils only variant cover by Jim Lee (APR188990).
BATMAN #50 is on sale date of July 4. This 48-page issue will arrive in stores with a cover price of $4.99.