Batman: Gates of Gotham
|Batman: Gates of Gotham|
The cover to Gates of Gotham #1, showcasing various members of the Batman family. Art by Trevor McCarthy.
|Publication date||May 2011|
|Main character(s)||Batman (Dick Grayson)
Batman: Gates of Gotham is a five-issue, monthly comic book limited series published by DC Comics involving the various characters of the Batman franchise. It is written by Scott Snyder and Kyle Higgins, and illustrated by Trevor McCarthy. The first issue was published May 18, 2011.
Preview art from the series was released by DC in April 2011, one month before the first issue's release.
The series revolves around a decades-old mystery connected to the founding fathers of Gotham City that comes to light in the present day, leading Batman to assemble a team of detectives to try to unravel the conspiracy. In addition to Batman, the series features Red Robin, Black Bat (Cassandra Cain) and Robin (Damian Wayne) as the main characters.
The series will be used as a launching point for several high-profile Batman storylines in 2011, and will also touch upon elements introduced in Grant Morrison's The Return of Bruce Wayne limited series.
- "FIRST LOOK: McCarthy's "Batman: Gates of Gotham" Art", Comic Book Resources, April 20, 2011
- Rogers, Vaneta. "DC Open the GATES OF GOTHAM to City's Sinister Path", Newsarama, February 21, 2011
- "BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM #1 (OF 5)", DC Comics, accessed May 20, 2011.
- Trunick, Austin. "Scott Snyder, Kyle Higgins and Trevor McCarthy’s BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM is in stores today", The Source, May 18, 2011
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