Batman and the Signal #1 has been pushed back from its planned November 8 debut, with DC stating they expect to re-solicit it for a January 2018 release. All orders for the debut issue and #2 have been cancelled at the retailer level.
No reason was given for the change, but this is the second change to the title. It was originally announced as an ongoing, but was later amended to be a three-issue miniseries.
Here is the original solicitation for the first issue:
BATMAN AND THE SIGNAL #1
Written by SCOTT SNYDER and TONY PATRICK
Art and cover by CULLY HAMNER
Variant cover by DECLAN SHALVEY
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
Batman may own the night, but with new villains emerging during the day he needs an ally to defend the city when he can’t. Only one teen is up to the challenge, Duke Thomas. After months of training, he’s ready to step out of the shadow of the bat to become his own kind of hero. Meet Gotham City’s newest protector: The Signal! Spinning out of adventures in ALL-STAR BATMAN and WE ARE ROBIN, comics superstar Scott Snyder and newcomer Tony Patrick take our young hero to new heights in this exciting miniseries with artwork by Cully Hamner.
32 pg, FC, 1 of 3, $3.99 US • RATED T+