Batman Eternal is a year-long weekly limited series published by DC Comics, that began in April 2014. The series features Batman, his allies, and Gotham City, and is written by Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Ray Fawkes, Kyle Higgins and Tim Seeley. John Layman was originally scheduled to write for the series as well, before leaving the project in January 2014. His work is still seen in the first 21 issues of the series. According to Snyder, the series will consist of 60 issues. Batman Eternal will run through March 2015, after which, it will take a hiatus.