Batman goes 8-bit in ‘White Knight’ sequel promo videos

Sean Gordon Murphy’s ‘Curse of the White Knight’ channels its inner Castlevania in a series of videos.

The sequel to Sean Gordon Murphy’s Black label Batman title, ‘White Knight,’ arrives in July with a new subtitle, ‘Curse of the White Knight,’ and a series of 8-bit promotional videos.

Animated by Chris Fequiere, a new video will be released before each issue of the eight-issue series. Check out the first one:

Written and drawn by Murphy, White Knight introduced a world where a cured Joker tried to right his wrongs by reconciling with Harley Quinn and going after Batman. It is nominated in the Best Limited Series category in this year’s Eisner Awards. Here’s how DC decribes the sequel:

In the eagerly awaited sequel, the Joker recruits a savage partner to help him expose a shocking revelation about the Wayne family‚Äôs legacy and run Gotham into the ground. As Batman rushes to protect the city and his loved ones from this corrupt conspiracy, the mystery of his ancestry unravels and deals a devastating blow to The Dark Knight. Exciting new villains and unexpected allies will clash across history in this unforgettable chapter of the White Knight saga, and the truth about the blood they shed will shake Gotham to its very core!

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