The Villains Are Out In Force In The First Teaser For “Batman: Hush”

An adaptation of the seminal DC classic tale, Batman: Hush centers on a shadowy new villain known only as Hush, who uses Gotham’s Rogues Gallery to destroy Batman’s crime-fighting career, as well as Bruce Wayne’s personal life – which has already been complicated by a relationship with Selina Kyle, aka Catwoman. Coming late summer 2019. The voice cast includes:

Batman – Jason O’Mara, Batgirl – Peyton List (Bunk’dJessie), Selina Kyle – Jennifer Morrison, Superman – Jerry O’Connell, Lois Lane – Rebecca Romijn, Lex Luthor – Rainn Wilson, Nightwing – Sean Maher, Jim Gordon – Bruce Thomas, Damian Wayne – Stuart Allan, Alfred – James Garrett, Thomas Elliott – Maury Sterling, Riddler – Geoffrey Arend, Amanda Waller – Vanessa Williams, Joker – Jason Spisak, Bane – Adam Gifford, Poison Ivy  – Peyton List (GothamMad Men), Lady Shiva – Dachie Alessio, Reporter – Tara Strong.

The story depicts a mysterious stalker called Hush, who seems intent on sabotaging Batman from afar, and it includes a large number of guest appearances by Batman villains, as well as various members of the Batman Family and Batman’s close ally Superman. It also explores the romantic potential between Batman and Catwoman.

The story arc was published in monthly installments within the comic book series Batman, running from issue #608–619 in December 2002 until November 2003. It was written by Jeph Loeb, penciled by Jim Lee, inked by Scott Williams, and colored by Alex Sinclair.

IGN Comics ranked Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 of Batman: Hush #10 on a list of the 25 greatest Batman graphic novels, saying that “there are some truly unforgettable moments” and “Jim Lee’s artwork is unbelievable.”