A lot of folks in the comics industry wonder if video games are still likely to wipe out comics in our lifetime. Well, one way to meet this head-on is to create comics that tie in to popular games, like the upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight prequel.
It’s been a while since I reviewed the Batman comic, but that doesn’t mean the level of quality has dropped. To the contrary, it’s as excellent as it ever was, if not better! This week has the second part of the “Endgame” storyline continuing another great Joker tale, with a lot of revelations you won’t want to miss, believe me! Oh, and the price returned to $3.99 this month as well, so good news all around! It’s been a while since I reviewed the Batman comic, but that doesn’t mean the level of quality has dropped. To the contrary, it’s
Press Release Cute and psychotic Harley Quinn will hold your spare change with the PREVIEWS Exclusive Arkham Asylum: Harley Quinn Bust Bank from Monogram. Based on the character’s design from the Arkham Asylum video game, the Harley Quinn Bust Bank is available for pre-order from the August issue of PREVIEWS catalog and is scheduled to release in comic book specialty shops in late October 2014.
I’ve long complained that, as well as female characters, women creators don’t get the chance to strut their stuff in the pages of comics these days as much as they should be able to. Well, I’m glad to say that not only did a female lead character get to show what she’s made of, but a woman writer and a female artist portrayed that story in this one-shot!
It’s the last week of villain’s month and the latest issue of The Dark Knight is becoming the hardest to find 3-D cover. More importantly, it introduces us to Joker’s Daughter. Is she as twisted, insane and classy as her “father”? Find out after the jump!
In this Villains Unleashed installment, Andy Kubert and Andy Clarke present us with a kinder, gentler Joker, a Joker who tries his hand at raising a child, even if said child is a baby gorilla he stole from the zoo. What does being a dad mean to the Clown Prince of Crime? Major Spoilers finds out!
Grant Morrison was recently on Kevin Smith’s Podcast, Fatman on Batman, and he had some very interesting ideas as to how the ending of the Alan Moore’s amazing Batman story, The Killing Joke, actually went. And rather then just pull the quote, we’ll let you listen to the pair discuss the idea right here. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wQ2x0OKBjU?feature=player_embedded&w=640&h=360] Quite the interesting theory there. Especially considering the more amicable endings most people usually go with. Either way, your thoughts are wanted in the comments section, so think away.
The newest game in the Arkham franchise comes out October 25. We all knew a big Collector’s Edition would be available, but we didn’t know what all it would contain. Well, the Batman: Arkham Origins Collector’s Edition has been revealed. With a price tag of $119.99 there is a lot in here, which you can see after the jump.
Some figures for the Batman: Arkham Origins line had already been announced, such as Batman, Black Mask, and Joker. DC Collectibles has announced a few more and has all of the figures on display in San Diego. Fortunately for those of us playing at home, there are pictures of them after the jump.
This. This is why I don’t eat at McDonald’s anymore…that’s right, it took a creepy cosplay of the Joker smashed up with Ronald McDonald to turn me off two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, on a sesame seed bun… You may now sleep soundly tonight knowing this clown is roaming the streets looking to avenge the death of the Hamburgler.