DC Publishes Kevin Conroy's "Discovering Batman" Story From DC Pleasure On-line for Free – ComicBook.com

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By Jenna Anderson – November 11, 2022 11:00 pm EST
The superhero world is mourning the lack of Kevin Conroy, the prolific voice actor regarded by many to be the quintessential voice of Batman, who handed away on the age of 66 this week. Along with a landmark profession of showing in animation, live-action, and video video games, Conroy made his debut as a comic book author earlier this yr by way of DC Pleasure 2022. The 100-page anthology spotlights a lot of DC’s LGBTQ+ characters and creators, and this yr’s installment closed with “Discovering Batman”, a narrative penned by Conroy with artwork by J. Bone and lettering by Aditya Bidikar.
Following Conroy’s passing, DC has made it simpler than ever for followers to learn (or re-read) “Discovering Batman”, making your complete DC Pleasure 2022 anthology out there totally free by way of the DC Universe Infinite app. As DC’s web site reads, the story is being made out there “in tribute to his affect on us all.”
“Discovering Batman” recounts how Conroy’s casting in Batman: The Animated Sequence intersected along with his private expertise as a homosexual man, amid the trauma of the AIDS epidemic. As Conroy shared on social media following the discharge of DC Pleasure earlier this yr, he was overwhelmed by the “extraordinary” constructive response surrounding the story.
“Hello, that is Kevin Conroy. I simply wished to take a second to thank all of you for the reactions that I have been attending to the story that I wrote for DC Pleasure,” Conroy stated. “It has been overwhelming, and it’s so appreciated. You recognize, everytime you share one thing that private, you threat, and also you all made that threat so worthwhile as a result of the assist and the appreciation has been extraordinary. I simply wished to be sure to knew that. I additionally wished to take a second to thank the folks at DC who labored with me on this. J. Bone, Arianna Turturro, Jessica Chen, and Aditya Bikar. They have been so supportive and useful. However once more, by no means underestimate how a lot I respect each certainly one of you and what you give me again for my performances. It means the world to me. Take care.”
Our ideas are with Conroy’s household, mates, and followers presently. Might he relaxation in peace.
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