Note: A new artist comes into the P:R fold today as Ha Huy Hoang submitted some excellent redesigns of Batman and his associates. Designed with the intention of it being an animated series, Hoang mixes practicality with straight-up cartoony-ness that is a lot to love. I especially love that Red Hood design. – Chris A.
Note: Although they’re not related (save one), the Bat-family has in a way become the signature family unit in superhero comics — vying only with perhaps the Richards for that title. And artist Jason Ho has taken a deeper look at the many sons of the Dark Knight in a redesign set he’s titled “Sons of the Bat.” Ho did these redesigns as a experiment to dream up a hypothetical cartoon series, combining elements from different timelines and even different universes into one Elseworlds-style format that gets this fanboy’s brain reeling. Check out these great redesigns below, and then go over to Ho’s website to read his write-ups on each! – Chris A.
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Note: At Comic-Con International: San Diego this past weekend, DC premiered some new design sketches for characters appearing in their fall line-wide relaunch.We’ve already spoken at length about the designs debuting in the covers, but these new images contain some choice redesigns that surprised us. Here’s the ones that jumped out to us; you can view the whole lot at this link. – Chris A.