Batman gets a feisty new suit for a battle with Mr. Freeze in the villain’s One Bad Day one-shot.
Batman: One Bad Day – Mr. Freeze #1 sees the Caped Crusader getting a fiery new suit to take on the titular villain.
Set years ago during one of Gotham City’s coldest winters, the one-shot finds Batman clashing with Mr. Freeze, who, due to the city’s abnormally freezing temperatures, is able to live without wearing his containment suit. To counter the Frosty villain, Batman gets a suit that lights up on fire to counter Freeze’s cold weapons.
What is Batman: A Bad Day?
Written by Gerry Duggan and illustrated by Matteo Scalera, with lettering by Deron Bennett, color by Dave Stewart and cover art by Scalera, Batman: One Bad Day – Mr. Freeze #1 is one of eight one-shots that tell “definitive stories” of some of Caped Crusader’s most famous villains. Previous issues in the series include Batman: A Bad Day – The Riddler #1 by Tom King and Mitch Gerads, Batman: One Bad Day – Two Faces #1 by Mariko Tamaki and Javier Fernandez and Batman: One Bad Day – The Penguin #1 by John Ridley, Giuseppe Camuncoli and Cam Smith.
DC will continue to spotlight Batman’s rogues gallery with December Batman: One Bad Day – Catwoman #1 by G. Willow Wilson & Jamie McKelvie, January Batman: A Bad Day – Scourge #1 by Joshua Williamson and Howard Porter & Tomeu Morey, February Batman: A Bad Day – Clayface #1 by Collin Kelly & Jackson Lanzing and Xermanico & Romulo Fajardo Jr. and March’s Batman – A Bad Day: Ra’s al Ghul #1 by Tom Taylor and Ivan Reis.
It’s been a busy year for Batman in the comic world. Both Detective comics and Batman got new creative teams last summer, with Ram V and Rafael Albuquerque taking over the former (with backup stories from Simon Spurrier and Dani) and Chip Zdarsky and Jorge Jimenez taking over the latter. The Dark Knight also co-stars with the Man of Steel in Mark Waid and Dan Mora. Batman/Superman: the best in the worldRobin in Mark Waid and Mahmud Asrar batman versus robin and the Joker by Marc Silvestri Batman and the Joker: The Deadly Duo. This is in addition to his appearances in dozens of other books, including black adam, night wing and Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths.