That’s right. It’s like cookies and cream. Chocolate and banana. Laurel and Hardy. Although, that suggests a comedy, but no analogy bears close examination. In other words, it’s a perfect pairing.

One of my all time favourite authors is taking the helm for a two issue special with my all time favourite fictional hero. According to comic’s

As announced in the “DC Nation: One Weekend Later” panel on Sunday at San Diego Comic-Con, and exclusively on video at Newsarama right here , Neil Gaiman and Andy Kubert will team in January of 2009 for a Batman story entitled, “Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?”

It’s going to be a two part story in two oversize issues, one Batman and one Detective Comics and is designed to be a serious turning point in the Batman canon.

Read all about it here.

Now we just need to know if Gaiman is really going to write an episode of Doctor Who or not. Fingers crossed.