James Tynion IV is the writer of the New York Times Best-Selling BATMAN/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES cross-over for DC Comics and IDW Publishing, as well as the bi-weekly DETECTIVE COMICS, a key title in DC Comics' Rebirth initiative.
He is best known for his work on the Batman titles, and the Batman Family characters. He is also the writer of several critically acclaimed creator owned titles for BOOM! Studios, including THE BACKSTAGERS, MEMETIC, and THE WOODS, which is currently in development for television by Universal Cable Productions for the SyFy channel, and won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic Series in 2017.
He lives and works with his dog and partner in Brooklyn, NY.
Batman turns to his cousin, the superhero known as Batwoman, to create a boot camp for the future heroes of Gotham City. With his former partner, Red Robin, his former enemy, Clayface, and a host of other Gotham Vigilantes, this new team of heroes will change the face of crime-fighting in Gotham City forever. James Tynion IV is joined by artists Eddy Barrows, Alvaro Martinez, Ben Oliver and more. This series, which brought DC Comics' namesake back to its original numbering, is coming out twice a month at your local comic shop. Volume 1: RISE OF THE BATMAN, and Volume 2: THE VICTIM SYNDICATE, are available in a store near you.
When Bay Point Preparatory High School in Milwaukee, WI disappears from the face of the earth, the students find themselves trapped in a horrifying mysterious forest on the other side of the universe. The story follows a group of friends as they discover the strange true nature of this world and come to terms with the truth... They were NOT the first humans taken to this world. Co-created with the phenomenal artist, Michael Dialynas, The Woods is currently in production for television with Universal Cable Productions and SyFy. This critically acclaimed monthly series is currently in its third and final year. Volumes 1 through 6 are available now in a store near you.
Spun out from the pages of Detective Comics, Batwoman tells the story of Kate Kane, Batman's cousin, and the foremost LGBT hero in the DC Universe. After the death of her mother at the hands of terrorists, Kate Kane dedicated her life to becoming the perfect soldier, but her path to self-fulfillment was taken from her when she was dishonorably discharged from Westpoint for being gay. She found a new mission in life through the identity of Batwoman. This new ongoing series, co-written by Marguerite Bennett, with art by Steve Epting and others, see threats emerging from Kate's never revealed lost year. This monthly series is now available in a comic book store near you.
This is where you can keep track of the next Conventions and Signings you'll be able to find James Tynion IV, across the United States and beyond. If you are interested in James appearing at your next convention, please use the contact form at the bottom of the page and reach out!
March 30-April 1st 2018 in Washington, DC! James will be signing with Comic Sketch Art all days of the convention. Follow James on Twitter for signing information.
May 4th-6th 2018 in Thessaloniki, GREECE! James will be signing at his table all days of the convention. Follow James on Twitter for signing information.
May 24th-27th in Phoenix, Arizona! James will be appearing all days of the convention. Follow James on Twitter for signing information as we get closer to the convention!
FOR THE REST OF 2018
James will be appearing at the following shows in 2018. Stay tuned for more announcements about when and where he might be going next.
Denver Comic Con - Denver, CO - June 15-17
Comic Con International - San Diego, CA - July 18-22
Flamecon - New York, NY - August 18-19
FanExpo - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - August 31-September 2
More to come...
You can reach James regarding Convention Appearances, Store Signings, and General Inquiries using this form. If you are looking to inquire about interviewing James about his DC Comics or Boom! Studios projects for your website or podcast, please reach out to the Press Department of the respective company to set them up, as he will not be able to commit without their involvement. Due to a heavy workload, James is not able to participate in school projects at this time.