Everyone loves a good crossover, and seeing two intellectual properties meet is great for everyone involved. Enter Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point #1.
Companies have been doing this for a long time, even in the ’70s when DC and Marvel got their act together and managed to produce books featuring characters from the two companies such as Spiderman vs Superman and Batman and Hulk.
Since then it’s been good business sense to pair ideas up, so movies were of course a given, a trend that continues to this day and beyond.
How long will it be before we see an Aliens vs Marvel Heroes series now that Marvel has the rights to Alien comic books?
The natural progression was of course comics and video games, and there has been a long line of crossovers in that vein.
Well, Fortnite and DC Comics have put their heads together this time and the result is Zero Point.
Fortnite has entered the realm of comic books in the past, with Marvel characters all getting a piece of the gaming action, and now it looks like DC is also involved with the game.
A crack in the sky above Gotham leads to Batman getting dragged from his city into the world of Fortnite. Arriving on the Island, Batman will come face to face with the likes of Fishstick, Bandolier, and Renegade Raider, but with his mind struggling even to remember his own past, Batman has to fight to break the endless loop of chaos he has found himself trapped in.
The draw of the story here for fans is the news that readers will uncover secrets that have never been revealed anywhere else, and it seems that there will be a digital code available that will allow players of the game to access new Fortnite goodies, including a new Harley Quinn outfit, and I’m led to believe that when you get all the codes, you can acquire a new batman armor.
The story also has ramifications for the DC Universe, with some other familiar faces caught up in the action, and a threat to the multiverse itself.
Written by Christos Gage, and art from Reilly Brown, Point Zero is sure to be a hit for fans of both properties and is available from April 20th.
The price point is $4.99, but there are 32 pages on offer and the title is a 6 issue series that is also available digitally every two weeks.