Warning: SPOILERS for Batman #75

The worlds of Batman and Brooklyn Nine-Nine might not appear to overlap, however imagine it or not, one intelligent tribute within the comics suggests the comedy sequence may very well happen inside DC’s Universe. Not less than… it used to.

As some followers might be fast to level out, there’s shared DNA between the 2 fictional tales due merely to Gotham Metropolis being a stand-in for New York. Whereas that is true, a brand new Easter Egg within the pages of Batman #75 is assured to thrill followers of Brooklyn 9-9, whereas going a lot, a lot deeper than an specific parallel on a citywide scale. The 9-9 appears to exist inside DC’s Gotham, proper right down to the 2 star detectives who make–sorry, made the precinct probably the greatest within the 5 Burroughs. However there’s simply no room for cops like Santiago or Peralta in “The City of Bane.”

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The tribute was dropped at the eye of the present’s forged and crew, as soon as author Tom King shared a preview web page on Twitter. The difficulty beings the “city of Bane” arc, displaying how the criminals have taken over Gotham Metropolis. The administration of town implies that Riddler and Joker have been partnering up as stand-in detectives. A chance for artist Mitch Gerads to not solely give the 9-9 a shout out, however recreate the bullpen to a staggering stage of element (of the promotional picture embedded beneath, the truth is). We have now a real fan right here, folks. Have a look:

Batman Comic Brooklyn 99 Easter Egg

The names on the desk plates are the best approach of recognizing the tribute. Eradicating the characters’ first names (since that will make this whole factor too apparent), readers can see how the title plates studying “Det. Santiago” and “Det. Peralta” have been scrawled over, changed with their new house owners’ prison monikers. It is also value mentioning that Melissa Fumero’s detail-obsessed Santiago has been forged because the Riddler, and Andy Samberg’s lead as The Joker (with Batman’s arch-nemesis sitting shut sufficient to pester Nygma, fairly than throughout from him at his personal desk–a Peralta transfer if there ever was one).

So, ought to comedian followers assume that the Brooklyn 9-9 sequence is about inside the DC Universe beneath a distinct title, or {that a} bat-themed vigilante will change into Peralta’s new Moby Dick within the present’s subsequent season? It is most likely finest to take it as a loving tribute from a fan, which everybody will get to get pleasure from… for now. These curious about selecting up their very own copy of the difficulty can learn on for the complete concern particulars and plot synopsis beneath:

  • Batman #75
  • Author: Tom King
  • Artwork: Mitch Gerads, Tony S. Daniel, Tomeu Morey
  • Cowl: Tony S. Daniel, Tomeu Morey
  • Variant Cowl: Gabriele Del’Otto
  • “City of Bane” begins! Bane’s minions have moved into Gotham Metropolis, taken management and are ruling with an iron fist—together with rounding up any villain who refuses to signal onto Bane’s program—and Batman is nowhere to be discovered. Not less than not the Batman anybody is aware of. It’s like somebody has changed the true Gotham Metropolis with a twisted funhouse-mirror model of it.

Batman #75 is accessible now at your native comedian ebook store, or direct from DC Comics.

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