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In Attempt To Out-Delay Competition, DC Delays Batman And The Signal #1 By Two Months

Written by Tim Midura on Thursday, October 05 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

In Attempt To Out-Delay Competition, DC Delays Batman And The Signal #1 By Two Months

DC expects to resolicit the title in January.


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First DC announced a one week delay for Dark Knights: Metal #4. Then Marvel countered with a two week delay for Spider-Men II #4. DC one-upped Marvel this time with the reveal that Batman And The Signal #1 would be delayed for at least two months. DC expects to re-solicit it for a January 2018 release. Orders for the first and second issue have been cancelled.

No reason was given for the change, although this is the second change for the title which was originally announced as an ongoing and was amended to a three issue mini-series.

The original solicit info is below.

BATMAN AND THE SIGNAL #1
Written by SCOTT SNYDER and TONY PATRICK
Art and cover by CULLY HAMNER
Variant cover by DECLAN SHALVEY
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
Batman may own the night, but with new villains emerging during the day he needs an ally to defend the city when he can't. Only one teen is up to the challenge, Duke Thomas. After months of training, he's ready to step out of the shadow of the bat to become his own kind of hero. Meet Gotham City's newest protector: The Signal! Spinning out of adventures in ALL-STAR BATMAN and WE ARE ROBIN, comics superstar Scott Snyder and newcomer Tony Patrick take our young hero to new heights in this exciting miniseries with artwork by Cully Hamner.
32 pg, FC, 1 of 3, $3.99 US • RATED T+





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