DC Comics pulled again the curtain on the way forward for Batman right this moment, revealing that Mariko Tamaki would be the subsequent author of Detective Comics, the corporate’s namesake. DC introduced the information through the DC Future State: Batman panel throughout this weekend’s CCXP Worlds, the all-digital-for-2020 incarnation of São Paulo’s Comic Con Experience conference.
Tamaki will likely be solely the second girl in comics historical past to be the lead author on a core Batman e book, following Devin Grayson’s stint on Gotham Knights in 2000. The multi-Eisner Award-winning author first made a comics-industry identify for herself within the subject of YA graphic novels, together with Laura Dean is Breaking Up With Me. Of late, she has additionally steadily notched her belt with strong, award-winning work for Marvel and DC Comics, together with runs of X-23 and Hulk, Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass, and recently, Wonder Woman.
She’ll even be writing Future State: Dark Detective, with artwork from Dan Mora, for DC’s upcoming Future State occasion, two months of tales a few potential way forward for the DC Universe. Her Detective Comics run will start in March of 2021.