A new preview for Batman #18, in stores on Wednesday, has turned up online at The Today Show‘s website and…well, it ties into some theories we’ve had lately.
The issue, in which Batman and the Bat family are reeling from the death of Damian (Robin) Wayne, will apparently also deal quite a bit with Harper Row, who is developing into a frontrunner to replace Robin as Batman’s next partner in crimefighting.
The character, who we’ve thought could turn out to be the next Robin for months now, has already been spotted on the cover of June’s Detective Comics #21, wearing a suspiciously vigilante-flavored body suit.
And this preview is decidedly focused on her relationship with a certain “special friend” who puts people behind bars…
Check out the preview pages below.