DC Comics announced Batman/Fortnite: Foundation #1, the follow up to the hit series Batman/Fortnite Zeropoint. The issue will include a code for a Fortnite “player outfit” of The Batman Who Laughs. Details about the crossover and exclusive merchandise can be found below.
DC Publisher and Chief Creative Officer Jim Lee announced today that DC and Epic Games are teaming up again to combine the worlds of Fortnite and the World’s Greatest Super Heroes. Lee confirmed that Batman/Fortnite: Foundation #1, arrives at participating comic shops on Tuesday, October 26.
This 48-page one-shot also releases day and date in nine international territories: Argentina, Brazil, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Poland, and Spain. Each physical copy of the comic includes a bonus code to download a special Batman Who Laughs player Outfit and an exclusive Batman Who Laughs-themed Fortnite Loading Screen. The Batman Who Laughs Outfit will also be available for purchase in the in-game Fortnite Item Shop on the book’s release date.
Batman/Fortnite: Foundation #1 follows the successful and critically acclaimed Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point series where, upon arriving on the Fortnite Island, an amnesiac Batman battles unknown enemies and must use all his detective skills to solve the mystery of the Zero Point to find his way home.
Batman/Fortnite: Foundation #1 is co-written by Epic Games Chief Creative Officer Donald Mustard, Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point writer Christos Gage and acclaimed Batman and Dark Nights Metal/Dark Nights Death Metal writer Scott Snyder. Art is provided by Joshua Hixson (pencils and inks), Roman Stevens (colors) and AndWorld Design (letters). Snyder’s longtime collaborator, artist Greg Capullo, teams up with Jonathan Glapion and Matt Hollingsworth for the main cover, with variant covers provided by Alex Garner, plus a premium variant cover by Epic Games CCO Donald Mustard (check local stores for availability).
Returning to Gotham City after the events of Zero Point, Batman is faced with a new mystery and a new arrival. The Foundation, an enigmatic figure from Fortnite Island, emerges from the depths of Gotham Harbor, and the Dark Knight wants to investigate what he is doing in his city.
In collaboration with DC and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, clothing designer Extra Butter NY and Epic Games is offering an awesome selection of DC x Fortnite t-shirts and hoodies featuring the sinister Batman Who Laughs.
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