BLACK LIGHTNING’S BACK

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Bryan Edward Hill, current author of The Wild Storm will take over as writer of  Detective Comics following the departure longtime writer James Tynion IV.

Hill will author a two-part story which pairs Batman with his former Outsiders teammate Black Lightning. The story will be drawn by Miguel Mendonca

Hill is also scheduled to pen a crossover one-shot featuring Black Lightning and Hanna-Barbera’s Hong Kong Phooey.

“On the Outside” kicks off in June. Here are the solicitations for both issues as well as the cover for Detective Comics #982

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Written by BRYAN HILL • Art by MIGUEL MENDONÇA • Cover by EDDY BARROWS • Variant cover by MARK BROOKS

“On the Outside” part one! Duke Thomas. Cassandra Cain. They and other young heroes don’t intend to stand down, no matter what Batman thinks is best. Who can Batman trust to guide them? They need a teacher…and Black Lightning fits the bill!

On sale JUNE 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

DETECTIVE COMICS #983

Written by BRYAN HILL • Art by MIGUEL MENDONÇA • Cover by EDDY BARROWS • Variant cover by MARK BROOKS

“On the Outside” part two! Batman wanted Black Lightning involved in the lives of his protégés—but how involved was the Dark Knight thinking? What kind of missions will Jefferson Pierce take them on? And what, exactly, is he whispering in their ears about Batman himself?

On sale JUNE 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Black Lightning is currently starring in a six issue miniseries entitled “Cold Dead Hands”, the final issue is set to be released April 4th

Tynion, who has helmed Detective since it’s relaunch in 2016 as a part of DC Comic’s Rebirth initiative was recently announced as one of the co-writers joining Scott Snyder for the 4 issue “Justice League : No Justice” miniseries

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