In April, DC and Epic Games are teaming up for a six-issue mini series comic: Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point. As you can tell, the Dark Knight is invading one of the most popular video games of recent history, Fortnite.
The story sounds weird, but some fans are sure to love it. Batman ends up in the world of Fortnite with amnesia and he has to solve the mystery of who he is and where he is. The comic series is written by Christos Gage with consultation from Donald Mustard of Epic, and illustrated by Reilly Brown, Christian Duce, Nelson DeCastro, and John Kalisz.
A crack splits the sky above Gotham City… a tear in reality itself. This rift pulls the Dark Knight into a bizarre and unfamiliar world, with no memory of who he is or where he came from…Batman has been drawn into Fortnite!
As he fights to recall his past and escape an endless loop of chaos and struggle, he’ll come face-to-face with the likes of Renegade Raider, Fishstick, Bandolier, and more. While the world’s greatest detective strives to make sense of this strange new world, he’ll uncover the shocking truth about the Island, what lies beyond the Loop, and how everything is connected to the mysterious Zero Point.
Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point uncovers secrets never before revealed in game or anywhere else! Every fan of Batman, Fortnite, stunning art and edge-of-your-seat excitement won’t want to miss the Caped Crusader facing off against Fortnite champions on the Island, in a desperate attempt to save not only himself, but other familiar faces from the DCU…and perhaps the Multiverse itself!
The comic has a nice surprise as well. In each print issue will be a code for you to unlock in-game items for Fortnite with Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point #1 having the new Rebirth Harley Quinn Outfit. U.S. subscribers to DC Universe Infinite will be able to read the comic and access the promo codes at no additional cost. If you redeem all 6 codes, you’ll also unlock the Armored Batman Zero Outfit in Fortnite. The comics and codes will be available day and date in Germany, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Spain, and the Czech Republic.
Talking about the series, Gage said:
When DC first approached me about doing a Batman/Fortnite series I thought it would be a lot of fun. After speaking with Donald [Mustard] and discovering just how deeply we’d be diving into the secrets behind the world of Fortnite, I was amazed! This series will reveal things about Fortnite that have never been seen or heard before yet are very much part of the canon of the game.
I’m also looking forward to integrating other DC Super Heroes into the series, characters that Batman has existing relations with. It’ll be exciting to share with fans how these relationships will be reshaped in this new world. The art by Reilly, Christian, Nelson, and John is stunning, and my prediction is that this series will blow everybody’s mind, whether you’re a fan of DC, Batman or Fortnite.
When developing this project with DC, our mutual goal from day one has been to tell an awesome and authentic Batman story first and foremost. Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point explores what would happen if you trapped the World’s Greatest Detective somewhere with no memory of who he is, in an environment that’s constantly changing. I can’t wait for readers to discover all the surprises, twists, and mysteries that we have in store for them!
Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point #1 will be available on April 20 with a main cover from Mikel Janín and a variant from Kenneth Rocafort.