The facsimile editions of Batman: Year One will be released weekly, starting with Batman #404 on December 5th. Each issue will feature the original creative team of writer Frank Miller and artist David Mazzucchelli, ensuring that fans can experience the story as it was originally intended. The facsimile editions will not only include the original art and story, but also replicate the classic covers and the era-specific advertisements that were a part of the original comics. This attention to detail will allow fans to truly immerse themselves in the world of Batman: Year One and relive the excitement of reading the series for the first time.
Adding to the excitement, Batman #404 will also have an additional blank sketch variant cover, providing an opportunity for fans to create their own unique Batman artwork. This variant cover is sure to be a collector’s item for fans and artists alike.
David Mazzucchelli’s Batman: Year One Artist’s Edition
In addition to the facsimile editions, DC Comics will also be publishing a hardcover edition of Batman: Year One, titled David Mazzucchelli’s Batman: Year One Artist’s Edition. This edition will feature the complete story, along with behind-the-scenes extras and commentary from the creative team. The hardcover edition is set to be released in 2024, giving fans even more to look forward to in the coming years.
With the announcement of the facsimile editions and the upcoming hardcover edition, DC Comics is clearly showing their commitment to celebrating the legacy of Batman: Year One. Whether you’re a longtime fan of the series or a newcomer looking to experience a classic Batman story, these releases are sure to deliver an unforgettable reading experience.