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Pennyworth's Comic Book Origins and Theories About the Show

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The depiction of Batman's parents in this show are intriguing. Thomas Wayne is certainly intelligent, but he seemingly has no ability to defend himself/kick ass and take names. Unlike Batman's mom, Martha Kane, who is all sorts of a badass. And super-interested not in Thomas, but Alfred Pennyworth.

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On 8/18/2019 at 9:03 PM, Notwisconsin said:

Except for the Barmaid, and Batman's mom, all the titles are singers who made it big on TV (even the Thunderbirds puppet).

I was wondering if the producers had said anything about why all the titles referred to women. Thanks for the info!

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I was expecting this to be a direct Gotham prequel...since this version of Martha Wayne would have killed any and all attackers in the alley, is Alfred the guy that becomes Batman?

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Pennyworth Comic Reveals Alfred's Secrets the Show Hasn't Covered

DC will release a seven-issue Pennyworth tie-in comic that further explores Alfred Pennyworth's life before he became Thomas Wayne's butler -- but after the timeframe of the EPIX TV series.

Pennyworth #1 begins a seven-issue series that ties into the TV show, putting Alfred Pennyworth in the middle of Cold War intrigue in Russia.

Pennyworth #1


pencils by JUAN GEDEON



Price: US $3.99 pages: 32

FC|DC On Sale Date: 8/10/21

1 of 7

CARD STOCK OPEN ORDER Variant by JUAN GEDEON........Price: US $4.99

Spanning the years between the hit TV show and today, Pennyworth tells the continuing adventures of Alfred Pennyworth as an MI6 counterintelligence agent—this time in Cold War-era Soviet Russia. When Alfred and his partner receive intelligence that nuclear weapons are being manufactured near the Arctic Circle, they’re off to infiltrate the remote military base to learn more. But things don’t go exactly as planned, and the ramifications of this mission may be more far-reaching than anyone could have guessed, as our present-day butler gets dragged back into his past...


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