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Batman And The Signal Will See Scott Snyder Teaming With Cully Hamner

Written by Tim Midura on Wednesday, August 09 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

Batman And The Signal Will See Scott Snyder Teaming With Cully Hamner

DC's New Talent Development Workshop participant Tony Patrick will co-write with Snyder.


Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Scott Snyder is launching a new Batman mini-series focusing on teen hero Duke Thomas aka Signal. Joining him for the ride is newcomer Tony Patrick and artist Cully Hamner. Snyder got to know Patrick in DC's New Talent Development Workshop, where Patrick was a participant.

"I brought up Duke Thomas [the "Signal" of the series' title] in the course. During the course, I said to Scott, 'You have this African-American teen character, what're you going to do with him? What's going to become of him?' And Scott said, 'I'd love to do a series about him in the future, and I'm looking for someone to help me write it!'"

Snyder said Patrick was an obvious choice as co-writer due to his background.

"He works with kids in Brooklyn, at a center not unlike the center in the series. He was really passionate about the character."

The three issue mini-series is set to be released November 8.

Solicit info is below.

BATMAN AND THE SIGNAL #1
Written by Scott Snyder and Tony Patrick • Art and cover by Cully Hamner • Variant cover by Declan Shalvey
Batman may own the night, but with new villains emerging during the day he needs an ally to defend the city when he can't. Only one teen is up to the challenge, Duke Thomas. After months of training, he's ready to step out of the shadow of the bat to become his own kind of hero. Meet Gotham City's newest protector: The Signal! Spinning out of adventures in ALL-STAR BATMAN and WE ARE ROBIN, comics superstar Scott Snyder and newcomer Tony Patrick take our young hero to new heights in this exciting miniseries with artwork by Cully Hamner.





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