Superstar artist Jorge Jiménez, one of DC Comics’ ‘exclusive’ talents, announced today that he will be the new ongoing series artist for Batman, starting with issue #90.
The fan-favorite Spaniard artist shared the news via his Twitter first, followed by his other social media accounts shortly after:
I feel very happy.. My next series is #BATMAN!!— Jorge Jiménez (@JorgeJimenezArt) December 11, 2019
A dream comes true with one of the writers of the moment @JamesTheFourth , one of the greatest colorists in the business @tomeu_morey and with one of the best editors I've ever met. @Ben_Abernathy
thanks for everything, FRIENDS!! pic.twitter.com/iTcGVgnfRT
Jiménez will be teaming up with new series writer, James Tynion IV, who took over the title as on issue #86. Joining him will be colorist Tomeu Morey.
Jiménez has been working on Justice League title as its primary artist, alongside writer Scott Snyder. However, both Jiménez and Snyder’s run on the title will officially end with Justice League #39, out this coming January. Prior to their finale being announced, Snyder mentioned that he and Jiménez “have bigger chapters already planned together”.
This is not Jiménez’s first time working with The Caped Crusader. The artist has worked on previous solo Batman stories, most recently Batman: Arkham Unhinged and Batman: Lost.
Check out this exclusive cover image featuring Batman and Catwoman that Jimenez shared to coincide with the news:
Batman #90 arrives in coming shops March 4th, 2020 ▪