The Batman Universe Wiki

The Batman Universe, also known as the Batverse, is a shared universe and media franchise that focuses on Matt Reeves' planned The Batman trilogy, The Penguin, Riddler: Year One, and other media. The franchise began with the release of Before The Batman: An Original Movie Novel in 2022.


Film US Release dates Director(s) Written By Status
The Batman March 4, 2022 Matt Reeves Matt Reeves, Peter Craig, and Mattson Tomlin Released
The Batman 2 TBA TBA In Development

TV series[]

Series US Release dates Creator(s) Number of Episodes Status
The Penguin[1] TBA Matt Reeves and Lauren LeFranc TBA In Development
Untitled Arkham Asylum series Matt Reeves


Book US Release dates Author(s) Status
The Batman Official Activity Book February 1, 2022 David Lewman Released
Before The Batman: An Original Movie Novel
Step Into Reading: The Batman
The Art of The Batman April 19, 2022 James Field Completed


Comic US Release dates Writer(s) Artist(s) Status
Riddler: Year One October 2022 - August 2023 Paul Dano Stevan Subic Unreleased


  • According to the Warner Bros. Discovery and the Fandom Community, The Batman Universe is set in a universe opposite to the DC Extended Universe known as Earth-2.[2]