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Exclusive: Batman and Robin #2 Information

Find out what will happen in October's second issue of the relaunched title.

We've been hearing quite a bit about DC's "New 52" relaunch titles. The thing to keep in mind, it's not a reboot. While there has been a lot of talk about the September comics, we really haven't seen a lot of information beyond the creative team, covers to the #1 issues and the solicit information for the September issues. All that is about to change.

Thanks to DC, we can share with you the cover and solicit for Batman and Robin #2. Since Bruce Wayne has returned after R.I.P. and his trip through time, we haven't seen much of his interaction with his son, Damian. Damian has come a long way since become Robin and formed an interesting relationship with Dick Grayson when he was operating as Batman. With Dick returning to his Nightwing guise, Damian will now be partnered with Batman.

BATMAN AND ROBIN #2
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
Cover by PATRICK GLEASON
On sale OCTOBER 12 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T
Batman's fears about Robin's tendency to dish out more pain than necessary are growing! And who is the man named NoBody, visiting Gotham City to say hello to his old friend Bruce Wayne and find out where he went wrong in his battle against crime.

What will Bruce do when his new Robin shows his more violent ways of fighting crime?

Update

DC will be posting more Batman solicits later today. For now check out the exclusive looks at Detective Comics and a Huntress miniseries courtesy of our friends over at Newsarama!

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Posted by johnny_spam

I hope this is a return of quality to the comics. While Tomasi's Damian needed some work he had a good Bruce and Gleason had some great art.

Posted by doordoor123

And there should be even more news today!
Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt

i hope he gives that little fool the falcon punch he deserves.
Posted by KDP2

I'm not gonna lie... The cover alone has me interested.  Which is what a good cover is supposed to do.

Posted by Press Oblivion

Patric Gleason is awesome! If he runs this like he did on Green Lantern, it will be epic!

Posted by Benzo

Looking forward to reading it! :D

Posted by danhimself

my guess is they'll use Damian as a way for Bruce to make up for the mistakes that he made with Jason

Posted by Golden Cod

Now that's a 90s Batmobile if I ever saw one!
 
I hope Bruce cites Jason Todd's shortcomings as a means to reign in Damian's temper.   It'd be a nice way to show how he intends to never repeat past mistakes and that he cares about his entire extended family, even the black sheep Todd.

Posted by The Poet

hmm....

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Posted by JonesDeini

Loved his recent arc. Glad these guy's are back on board. Gleason is one of the few writers who writes a tolerable Damian. 

Edited by MrGutts

So what new marketing word did DC make up, since it's not a Reboot of all the characters?

Posted by SupahGiggles

Oh, now he's concerned? I seem to recall Damian decapitating someone and merely receiving a slap on the wrist. Great parenting there, Brucey. Damian is another Jason Todd waiting to happen, and frankly I hope he gets whats comin' to him. He's one of the most pointlessly annoying characters ever to be put into a Batman comic.
Posted by shackle

The old school muscle car Batmobile is awesome.

Posted by Samimista

...Unsure what I think?

Posted by KRYPTON

Batman and Robin are driving the Bat Tank!

Posted by Duo_forbidden

I'm more interested in the Huntress miniseries.

Posted by SmoothJammin
@MrGutts
September
Posted by SmoothJammin

Is Tim going to have another hissy fit now that he's been denied his pot twice?
Posted by Utandi

I am so locking forward to this DC re-thingy-whatever. ;)

Edited by NightFang

Batman has wired taste in car's. 

Posted by Dipic
Not a fan of that cover.
Posted by SpectrumBlur

I look at that Batmobile on the cover, and all I can think of, for some reason, is Darkwing Duck.

Posted by buttersdaman000

It looks like the pigmobile

Posted by okayla

I can't stop laughing at their faces in the car.  I'm buying this either way, but God.

Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus

Something about that Batmobile looks off. Maybe its just the angle. Looks good though still, the cover!

Posted by longbowhunter

 
 
Here is the cover for Batman #2 if anyone is interested.
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Posted by Rudyftw

I'm excited now for Red Hood and the Outlaws. I'm not sure about the story so much... but I still want it!

Edited by VaizD
@SupahGiggles said:

Oh, now he's concerned? I seem to recall Damian decapitating someone and merely receiving a slap on the wrist. Great parenting there, Brucey. Damian is another Jason Todd waiting to happen, and frankly I hope he gets whats comin' to him. He's one of the most pointlessly annoying characters ever to be put into a Batman comic.

Have you even been keeping up with anything past Batman RIP? Damian's mellowed out considerably and become at least a somewhat likeable character. Once in a blue moon, character development actually happens in comic books.
Posted by BlackPookie

im interested in this relationship but the cover sucks
Posted by batman_is_god

That Batmobile is ******* awesome. 
 
So excited for September.
Posted by Migz13

Kicking ass together?! The Most Epic Father-Son bonding experience!! 
Villains Beware!!:D

Posted by goldenkey

didn't we know this already??? 
Posted by Trodorne
@SupahGiggles said:
Oh, now he's concerned? I seem to recall Damian decapitating someone and merely receiving a slap on the wrist. Great parenting there, Brucey. Damian is another Jason Todd waiting to happen, and frankly I hope he gets whats comin' to him. He's one of the most pointlessly annoying characters ever to be put into a Batman comic.
I agree, and frankly how well bruce really worked out those issues with jason todd I can see how much better he can be with a legitimate son. Dick was much better for at least trying to get him under control.
Posted by Fenrir085

Looks interesting, Can't wait to dive into its pages.

Posted by mbembet

i hate dick i cant wait for some Bruce/Damian story

Posted by Eyz
Listen Damian....You wanna act like a punk?... Lemme tell you about "Jason Todd"....
Posted by thorwhore

   
Im still not okay with Dick going back to Nightwing.

Posted by Khasm

batmobile + muscle car = most environmentally damaging way to travel... but who cares it's cool