Author(s): Tom King
A part of DC Universe: Rebirth! "I AM GOTHAM". The Caped Crusader has never been stopped. Not by the Joker. Not by Two-Face. Not even by the entire Justice League. But now, in the wake of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH, Batman must face his most challenging foe ever - a hero who wants to save Gotham...from the Batman! From one of the biggest breakout writers in years and former CIA analyst, Tom King (GRAYSON, THE SHERIFF OF BABYLON) and superstar artist David Finch present BATMAN VOL. 1! Collects BATMAN: REBIRTH number 1 (co-written by former Bat-scribe Scott Snyder) and BATMAN numbered 1-6. Rebirth honors the richest history in comics, while continuing to look towards the future. These are the most innovative and modern stories featuring the world's greatest superheroes, told by some of the finest storytellers in the business. Honoring the past, protecting our present, and looking towards the future. This is the next chapter in the ongoing saga of the DC Universe. The legacy continues.
-Snyder indelibly defined the Dark Knight's previous era, but King proves a worthy successor as he takes over the title for DC's wildly popular Rebirth initiative.- -- BOOKLIST -[Tom King] crafts an incredible story.- --NERDIST -A clean, simple gateway into the Batman franchise...- --IGN -King sets a new stage and tone for Batman and Gotham.- --POPMATTERS -Sank its hooks into me and kept me thinking about it long after I had finished reading.- --NEWSARAMA
Tom King is a comic book writer and novelist, best known for his work at DC Comics including GRAYSON and OMEGA MEN. He often relies on his experience as an ex-CIA agent and experiences during the recent conflicts in the Middle East in his writing, especially apparent in GRAYSON (alongside co-writer Tim Seeley), OMEGA MEN and in SHERIFF OF BABYLON, published under the Vertigo imprint.