‘Batman Eternal’ 2 preview: Jim Gordon in shackles, Gotham reacts
Jim Gordon in jail? Say it ain’t so.
Unfortunately, that’s precisely where Gotham’s police commissioner finds himself after the dramatic events of “Batman Eternal” No. 1.
In that issue, writers Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV introduced Detroit cop Jason Bard to the GCPD and put Gordon on a side of the law that readers had never seen before.
Now with issue No. 2 they’re looking to explore the fallout inside the city as Gordon stands accused of causing a train wreck that killed an untold number of Gotham citizens.
Particularly heartbreaking is the response of daughter Barbara, in Batgirl costume at the time, whose shock is exquisitely rendered by artist Jason Fabok.
But who is that shadowy figure showing up at Mayor Sebastian Hady’s door?
Answers will arrive with the issue’s release next week. But for now, Hero Complex readers can take an early exclusive look at the cover…
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