If you are a Batman comic book fan DC has some good news for you. Today DC announced their new Batman: Fortress series. This 8-part series will answer the question, can the Dark Knight stop an alien of Earth? Batman: Fortress will hit local comic shops on May 24. You can check out some of the comic covers and official details of this series below.

Batman: Fortress

When an unknown alien ship enters Earth’s atmosphere, disrupting global power and communications and plunging the planet into chaos, the world is left wondering…where is Superman when he is needed most? In the mysterious absence of the Last Son of Krypton, Batman must rally the rest of the Justice League to counter the alien threat…but first, he must quell a crime wave on the blacked-out streets of Gotham! Gary Whitta (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) and Darick Robertson (The Boys) join forces to turn everything you think you know about Superman upside down in DC’s new comic book mini-series Batman: Fortress launching this May!

Batman: Fortress by Gary Whitta (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, The Book of Eli) and Darick Robertson (The Boys, Transmetropolitan), a brutal and shocking 8-issue adventure that will challenge everything you think you know about Superman, launches on May 24.

Darick Robertson & Gary Whitta Talk about Batman Fortress

“This has been my first opportunity to collaborate with my Oliver co-creator Gary Whitta for DC, on a character that is one of my all-time favorites to draw,” says Robertson. “I’m having the best time creating the art for this series and with my pal and original The Boys editor, Ben Abernathy at the helm, it’s been a dream project, with a lot of fun twists and surprises ahead for the readers!”

“It’s always been my dream to write a truly epic Batman story, one that draws inspiration from some dark and unexpected corners of the DC universe,” says Whitta. “The opportunity to once again collaborate with my friend Darick Robertson makes this all the sweeter. I hope that together we’ve done justice to some of DC’s most iconic characters, while at the same time reinventing everything you thought you knew about them…”

Fans can get to know more about Batman, Superman, Gotham City, the Fortress of Solitude, alien invasions, and more, on the DC UNIVERSE INFINITE digital subscription service. Check out the main page at www.dcuniverseinfinite.com for more information and a free trial.

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