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Batman: White Knight is the continuity started in the 2017 comic book series Batman: White Knight (Volume 1), written by Sean Murphy.


It is an alternate Gotham City where The Joker regained his sanity and Batman becomes notorious among Gothamites as someone himself insane.

Points of Interest



  • Murphy refers to his stories as the "Murphyverse", something also informally used by DC Comics staff according to him.[1]
  • In September 2018, he announced a follow-up to White Knight comic titled Batman: Curse of the White Knight (Volume 1), dealing with the conflict between Batman and Azrael.[2]
  • In 2020, Murphy announced that DC Comics had approved an imprint for titles focusing on characters in the universe, with books focusing on Harley Quinn, Nightwing, Batgirl, Red Hood and The Justice League to be written by other writers.[3]

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Links and References


  1. 1.0 1.1 Chris Arrant (April 13, 2018). Sean Murphy Sets Ground Rules for Possible Post-Batman: White Knight 'Murphyverse' Line. Newsarama. Retrieved on March 21, 2020.
  2. Steve Foxe (September 27, 2018). Exclusive: Sean Gordon Murphy Returns to Gotham in Batman: Curse of the White Knight. Paste magazine. Retrieved on March 21, 2020.
  3. Sean Gordon Murphy's The White Knight Returns… With New Creative Teams for the Murphyverse. Bleeding Cool (March 3, 2020). Retrieved on March 21, 2020.