Here are highlights from my favorite panel so far:
- Tom King called Scott Snyder’s run as the greatest in Batman history.
- King said his entire run will go back to his #1.
- In the next arc, Batman will form his own Suicide Squad of villains in Arkham to take on Bane. Ventriloquist, Punch and Jewelee, Bronze Tiger, and Catwoman are on the team.
- King said Catwoman will from now on be the second lead of the book.
- King also said if people don’t like this story, he will quit the book.
- Scott Snyder said his All-Star Batman is like taking the Batmobile and going off-road. It’s his chance to write villains he never did in his previous run.
- The next All-Star Batman arc will feature Mr. Freeze
- Snyder confirmed him and Greg Capullo are reuniting for a new Batman project.
- Oracle’s identity will be revealed in the next issue of Birds of Prey and a new member will join the team.
- Tim Seeley said he’s waiting for the ok for a Nightwing/Birds of Prey crossover.
- After Night of The Monster Men, Nightwing will meet Superman.
- The next Detective Comics arc will feature Batman and his team taking on a team of villains.
- The Bat family believe Tim Drake is dead while readers know he’s not.
- The recently announced Batwoman comic will spin out of a two part story in Detective Comics story called Batwoman Begins.
- A fan asked about the Watchmen connection and everyone dodged the question.
- Snyder said Poison Ivy will come to a crossroads where she chooses between villian and hero.
- James Tynion IV said Julia Pennyworth will appear in Batwoman.
That’s it for this amazing panel! Check back for coverage from DC’s Young Animal panel!