When Convergence Becomes The Killing Joke (SPOILERS)

In today's Convergence #3, the Thomas Wayne Batman of Flashpoint is under assault from Professor Pyg and friends… with Man-Bat taking care of Dick Grayson.

Convergence #3a (2015) - Page 22

Not what they do with him, but what this Batman does with them…

Convergence #3 (2015) - Page 22

That's right folks, Batman's dad is a suicide bomber.

Convergence #3 (2015) - Page 23

And an expert one too, somehow using the explosion to take out Man-Bat but keeping Dick Grayson alive. Or, as they say in snooker, a completely jammy shot.

Convergence #3a (2015) - Page 24


Although Dick Grayson survives, he does come a cropper…


Sorry, sorry, wrong comic, back to Convergence #3…


Convergence #3 (2015) - Page 24

From the hands of a very familiar figure…

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What are you trying to say, Dick? "If only Batman was still around and hadn't blown himself up, maybe he could have helped me with the Joker?"

Yeah, just what I was thinking…

Convergence #3 is published by DC Comics today. Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London, currently exhibiting The Irish Invasion in their gallery.


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