By now many fans have read DC's Injustice: Gods Among Us prequel comic and have a basic understanding of the character motivations in NetherRealm's upcoming post-apocalyptic fighting game that pits heroes and villains against... villain-y heroes and heroic-ish villains? It's a turbulent elseworld where up is down and down is up, with two characte
This week, "Death of the Family" came to its conclusion in Batman #17, putting an exclamation point on the first big Joker story since DC's relaunch in 2011. Over the course of five issues, Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo sent Batman's arch-nemesis after the Dark Knight's family of sidekicks, creating what Snyder called a "twisted love letter" from the Joker, designed to strengthen Batman by freeing him of "weaknesses" like Robin, Nightwing and even Alfred -- getting caught up in questions of secret identities and psychological scars along the way.
Now that it's all over, we spoke to Snyder about what he felt like he
Animated GIFs have been a big part of the internet for a while, but within the last year or so GIF artists have really upped their game. Case in point: these two GIFs of recent Greg Capullo Batman covers from his and Scott Snyder's current "Death of the Family" storyline. They are both somewhat mesmerizing, in a
We are once again on the cusp of a new year,and that means that it's time for the regular yearly round of societally mandated self-improvement, the New Year's Resolution. But while you and I might resolve to get out more, lose a little weight, or drop a few bad habits, our favorite superheroes have made mistakes over the past year that have been just a little bit bigger.
As a result, their shots at b
Two of Square Enix's most anticipated Play Arts Kai figures have finally arrive online in full color. Following prototype displays at the Tokyo Games Show in September (and a few low resolution images appearing online), SE has unveiled proper looks at its 8" The Dark Knight Rises Catwoman and The Dark Knight Joker PAK toys. Like previous Arkham Asylum and Arkham City toy versions
Over a lifetime of reading comics, Senior Writer Chris Sims has developed an inexhaustible arsenal of facts and opinions. That's why, each and every week, we turn to you to put his comics culture knowledge to the test as he responds to your reader questions!
Q: Why does everyone hate the "Christmas with the Joker" episode of Batman: The Animated Series? -- @tekende
A: You know, I'm not sure everyone does hate "Christmas with th
After he began his tenure in DC's New 52 by cutting off his own face and tacking it to a wall -- hands down one of the weirdest things he's done, which is saying something -- it was pretty clear that when the Joker returned to the pages of Batman a year later, it was going to be a pretty big deal for readers. Now the time has come in "Deat
Just a day after EW broke the news that Green Arrow would star as a playable character in NetherRealm's upcoming DC fighting title Injustice: Gods Among Us, the game's official Facebook page has released box art for the title that seems to cement the game's inclusion of Green Lantern and the Joker. It's just the beginning of what will likely be more reveals at New York Comic-Con this week. CA's Andy Yen liked what he played during E