In Today's Batman #26, The Riddler Gets A New Chest Symbol As Gotham Gets Its Own Civil War

Superheroes and supervillains love a chest symbol. Whether that's the first letter of your name, like Superman or Galactus, alliterative initials such as Marvelman or Wonder Woman, or some icon that sums you up such as a bat, a flash of lightning, or a flash of cleavage.

Well, in today's Batman #26, the second issue of the War Of Jokes And Riddles by Tom King, Mikel Janin and June Chung, the Riddler, who has spent a lifetime not knowing exactly where to put his question mark, finally decides on a spot, after being gutshot by the Joker in Batman #25… and somehow surviving.In Today's Batman #26, The Riddler Gets A New Chest Symbol As Gotham Gets Its Own Civil War

Though it appears a slightly messier job than the Riddler may have liked.

In Today's Batman #26, The Riddler Gets A New Chest Symbol As Gotham Gets Its Own Civil War

While the Joker takes a trip in a taxi and leaves a special tip.

In Today's Batman #26, The Riddler Gets A New Chest Symbol As Gotham Gets Its Own Civil War

Well, the taxi driver did make jokes about Dick Sprang, born in 1915, drew Batman comics for decades, designed the Batmobile and who originally co-created the Riddler.

In Today's Batman #26, The Riddler Gets A New Chest Symbol As Gotham Gets Its Own Civil War
Hey look, we did that preview of Batman #26 backwards! And, yes, as everyone else has heroes fighting heroes, this comic has villains fighting villains in their own Civil War. Which side are you on? The recruiting begins…

In Today's Batman #26, The Riddler Gets A New Chest Symbol As Gotham Gets Its Own Civil War

And Joker brings his game face….In Today's Batman #26, The Riddler Gets A New Chest Symbol As Gotham Gets Its Own Civil War

There is a riddle in there isn't? Damned if I can read it. Joker… well, he's hard to read…

 

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Head writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world. Living in London, father of two. Political cartoonist.

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