DC Comics has announced three titles joining its Absolute Edition line in 2019: Absolute Dark Knight HC, Absolute Batman: Arkham Asylum (30th Anniversary Edition),
and Absolute Daytripper.
Absolute Batman: Arkham Asylum (30th Anniversary Edition) is written by Grant Morrison, with art and a new cover by Dave McKean. The inmates at Arkham have taken over and demand Batman enter the asylum in exchange for their hostages. The Dark Knight must then endure the personal hells of Scarecrow, Two-Face, Poison Ivy, and The Joker. The 232-page slipcased hardcover edition has an MSRP of $75.00. Release is planned for September 11.
Absolute Dark Knight New Edition
us written by Frank Miller with art by Miller and Klaus Janson. Ten years after Batman retires, Gotham City has sunk into lawlessness. Batman must return to set things right. This new edition includes an extended sketch section from The Dark Knight Strikes Again,
an introduction by Miller, and a look at the plot and pencils from the finale. The 512-page slipcased hardcover edition has an MSRP of $99.99. Release is planned for August 14.
is written and illustrated by Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon. The Eisner-winning Vertigo miniseries chronicles important moments in the life of an aspiring writer.
The 304-page hardcover edition has an MSRP of $99.00. Release is planned for July 24.
Other Absolute Edition titles due in 2019 include Absolute Batman: The Black Mirror (see “Absolute Edition for 'Batman: The Black Mirror'”) and Absolute Swamp Thing by Alan Moore Vol 1 (see “Alan Moore's Swamp Thing Tales Collected”).