12/29/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Batman Dies

Warning: If you do not want to know about the plot of Batman RIP, stop reading now.

Batman's alter ego Bruce Wayne has apparently been killed off in the latest issue of the superhero comic.

Scottish writer Grant Morrison revealed earlier this year that Wayne would either retire or be killed in a clash with crime syndicate Black Glove.

The story - Batman RIP - sees Batman shot by villain Simon Hurt, who claims to be Wayne's father Dr Thomas Wayne.

Morrison told BBC News there would be "a lot more twists and turns to come" before the story was finally resolved.

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