James Tynion IV is the writer of the New York Times Best-Selling BATMAN/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES cross-over for DC Comics and IDW Publishing, as well as JUSTICE LEAGUE, JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK and DETECTIVE COMICS for DC Comics. He is best known for his work on the Batman titles, and the Batman Family characters. He is also the writer of several critically acclaimed creator owned titles for BOOM! Studios, including THE BACKSTAGERS, MEMETIC, and THE WOODS, which is currently in development for television by Universal Cable Productions for the SyFy channel, and won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic Series in 2017. He lives and works with his partner in Brooklyn.
Saturday at 11 am on the Main Stage
Being Scribes For The Batman (with Steve Orlando)
James (writer for Detective Comics and the Batman/TMNT crossover) and Steve (Batman: Shadow) discuss the challenges and pitfalls of writing such an iconic character as The Batman, placing him in different universes, and meeting the expectations of a rabid fan base.