You've never seen Batman illustrated like this before

Bat-Brain comics

Illustrator Murray Somerville showcases Batman in a hilarious new light

As one of the most iconic superheroes in history, Batman has been depicted in a number of ways. Some of the greatest comic book artists (opens in new tab)of all time have showcased him in his usual attire complete with moody expressions, whilst many artists have reimagined him in Batman infographics (opens in new tab) and Batman merchandise (opens in new tab).

Here, illustrator Murray Somerville (opens in new tab) has depicted the hero in an entirely new light, with his Bat-Brains (opens in new tab) comic series. "I just started doing these really silly naive little stories about Batman's life and I realised it was really fun!" he explains. "What's been great is how people have reacted to it and how I've had loads of suggestions of other stories to do so you can expect there’s gonna be a lot more coming. I want to start doing more with Joker and Robin in them."

We for one, can't wait to see what happens next. In the meantime, be sure to check out the Bat-Brains tumblr page (opens in new tab) to keep an eye on the ongoing series.

Bat-Brain comics

bat-brain comics

bat-brain comics

See more Bat-Brain comics over on Murray Somerville's Tumblr (opens in new tab).

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Sammy Maine

Sammy Maine was a founding member of the Creative Bloq team way back in the early 2010s, working as a Commissioning Editor. Her interests cover graphic design in music and film, illustration and animation. Since departing, Sammy has written for The Guardian, VICE, The Independent & Metro, and currently co-edits the quarterly music journal Gold Flake Paint.