DC2’s Version of Batman ’66 #1 Batusi’s on to Comixology
Holy high tech, Batman! Today marks the release of highly anticipated new Digital-First comic Batman ’66 #1. This is the first release in DC Entertainment’s DC2 initiative. DC2’s dynamic artwork brings the classic TV show’s action and retro attitude to life for comic readers through an expanded storytelling canvas as each comic panel tells a multi-dimensional story through layered artwork and sequences. DC2 interactivity is built exclusively on the comiXology platform and will be offered to readers using the DC Comics or comiXology apps or online through www.readdcentertainment.com or comixology.com
Batman ’66 is inspired by the classic TV series and is one of the many planned tie-ins for that popular classic television series. Written by Jeff Parker, the series features artwork by Jonathan Case and a cover art by Michael Allred. The all-new stories portray The Caped Crusader, The Boy Wonder and their fiendish rogues gallery just the way viewers remember them. In the first adventure, The Riddler’s out to steal valuable artwork from under the nose of Gotham’s police force and Batman gets help from an unlikely source: a certain femme fatale dressed in feline finery.
The first chapter of Batman ’66 is available for download today, and monthly print issues that collect three digital chapters will also be for sale in comic book shops across the U.S., with the first print issue hitting stands on Wednesday, July 17. Non-DC2 versions of Batman ’66 will also be available for download on other digital platforms including iBookstore, Kindle Store and Nook Store.