First Look: Sean Murphy’s White Knight-Verse Returns With ‘Batman: Beyond The White Knight’

by Olly MacNamee

The highly popular alternative universe of Sean Murphy’s White Knight returns in 2022 with in March. A project he has teased but is now tangible, with covers and a synopsis revealed today by DC Comics:

“In his sequel to the blockbuster comic book hits Batman: White Knight and Batman: Curse of the White Knight, Sean Murphy invites the audience to go beyond the Gotham they know to discover an engrossing new take on the city and its heroes. Welcome to Neo-Gotham and the world of Beyond the White Knight!

A lot can change in ten years. Batman may be behind bars, but the real criminals are still out there. Gotham Motors CEO Derek Powers has seized control of the Wayne family’s assets and is using them to transform the GTO and the city they’ve sworn to protect. Crime is down, but at what cost?

A new Batman has emerged, and only Bruce is fully aware of the dangers to come. It’s time to destroy the mantle for good, but he’ll need one of his forgotten sons’ help to do so. Enter Jason Todd…”

Batman: Beyond The White Knight #1 (of 8) is out Tuesday 29th March.

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