DC's big finale for its Black Label series Batman Damned has been pushed back, with all orders being
Batman Damned has sold quite well for DC, a book that was the initial offering from DC's Black Label mature readers line, though fans will have to wait a bit longer for the finale, which now has been pushed back to May (via Bleeding Cool). Written by Brian Azzarello and drawn by Lee Bermejo, the book courted some big responses from fans and the mainstream media when the first issue featured a look at Batman's penis, and though it became the talk of social media DC scrubbed it from digital versions of the book and did not reprint it.
Batman Damned #2 was subsequently delayed due to scenes in the issue now being scrutinized, causing Bermejo to have to paint new ones. Batman Damned #3 is likely facing a similar redo of scenes, especially since DC has canceled all orders of the issue and solicited the issue for May. That gives time for Bermejo to craft new art for the book, but is this possibly more than a delay?
That's the big question, as DC has recently had other comic controversy that resulted in cancellations. The Jesus Christ superhero teamup Second Coming was recently
Writer Mark Russell took to social media to clear the record about why the book was
While Second Coming's cancellation looks to have been creator-driven, it's still a lot of
You can check out the official description for Batman Damned #3 below.
"The stunning conclusion to the groundbreaking miniseries by the critically acclaimed team of writer Brian Azzarello and artist Lee Bermejo is here! Batman’s most baffling case brings him face to face with his worst nightmare in this highly anticipated finale!"