Contact Us

Parting Shot: ‘Batman’ #16 Has One of the Best Batman Panels of All Time

Out tomorrow is Batman #16, the penultimate chapter to Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s “Death of the Family” storyline, featuring Batman going up against the Joker in what is already guaranteed to go down as one of the more popular Joker stories in recent memory, if not ever. Already providing a few memorable moments, this upcoming issue has what should almost certainly go down as one of the greatest panels in Batman history.

You can check it out after the cut, and while it certainly doesn’t spoil anything in regards to the story, we’ll understand if you want to wait until tomorrow, as it is manifestly awesome.


At this point, the storyline could end in an inconceivably poor fashion, and I won’t even care. You know why? Because Snyder and Capullo gave us Batman punching a horse in the f***ing face.

Batman now joins such fictional luminaries as Mongo from Blazing Saddles and Schwarzenegger’s Conan the Barbarian on the list of Legendary Characters Who Have Knocked Out Horses:

Conan also punched a camel once, but at least he tried to apologize in the sequel. You know Batman isn’t apologizing.

Batman #16 is available January 16th in your local comic shop and digitally on Comixology.

Recommended For You

Around the Web

More From ComicsAlliance

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for Comics Alliance quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!