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Jim Lee Hopes to Announce Several New Projects This Year That He Won't Actually Complete

Jim Lee Hopes to Announce Several New Projects This Year That He Won't Actually Complete

Lee is very excited to work on Batman again up until the point he loses interest three or four issues in.



Source: CBR

CBR interviewed DC Comics Co-Publisher and lazy cat Jim Lee at the opening of the Batman Exhibit at Warner Bros. Studios,  and, amidst artful dodges of questions about Bill Finger's Batman creator credit, Lee announced that he has several projects planned in the next year, including a new Batman one:

Looking a bit into the future, the last issue of "Superman Unchained" is scheduled for September. Can you share any hints on what your next art gig might be? Is it already in the works?

I will leak something to you: It's something Batman-related. But I actually have several projects lined up. There are several projects I've committed to before that I want to wrap up. But there are some really interesting new projects with some creators I've never worked with before that I hope to line up and announce by the end of the year. But I'm going to have to wrap up "Superman Unchained" first. I don't think the fans want to hear what I'm doing next until after that.

 

If Lee's past history is any indicator, we can expect the first few issues of these new projects to come out sometime in 2017, and for Lee to then lose interest and play with a ball of yarn on the floor for six months while the projects languish in cancelation limbo. No word yet on whether Lee will provide new artwork for the projects, or simply repurpose old convention sketches and then send out press releases celebrating it. We reached out to Lee for comment, but his attendants informed us that he was hiding behind the dishwasher and they were reluctant to reach back there and grab him for fear of being scratched. We'll keep you posted.





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