death of the family




Cant Read Jim Lees Joker Face

Can't Read Jim Lee's Joker Face

Jim Lee is a keen poker player. He's rather good. He beat me solidly and I've never forgotten it. Going up against him is a heady experience for anyone. But it would be even harder when he's wearing this Joker face mask, as he did at the DC Retailer Meet this week. Honestly, that is […]

The Jokers Mask For Batman: Death Of The Family Box Set

The Joker's Mask For Batman: Death Of The Family Box Set

We know that, as with the Batman: Court Of Owls and V For Vendetta mask/box set, DC Comics will be publishing a Batman: Death Of The Family collection with a Joker skin mask in September The skin masks will also be available separately to attendees at San Diego Comic Con, according to folks who attended MegaCon[...]

Batman 17 Review And Reaction &#8211 Wednesday Trending Topics

Batman 17 Review And Reaction – Wednesday Trending Topics

Batman 17 tops the BC charts for the second straight day: Did Bruce Wayne make the cruelest betrayal of all in Batman 17? There are spoilers for Batman #17, the conclusion to Death Of The Family, in this review. Most-Read Comic Stories Today - Batman 17 Did Bruce Wayne Make The Cruelest Betrayal Of All? (Batman 17 Spoilers) There[...]

Review: Batman #17 &#8211 The Joke Within A Joke Within A Joke

Review: Batman #17 – The Joke Within A Joke Within A Joke

(highlight below to reveal)The holy grail, the briefcase from Pulp Fiction, letters of transit, unobtainum, a crystal skull, the maltese falcon, a sledge called Rosebud, the contents of the trunk in Repo Man, Snape kills Dumbledore, and your mom.Wow, did not expect that one, did you? I, for one, was floored.Now that I've had my[...]

The Death In Death Of The Family Sunday Trending Topics

The Death In Death Of The Family? Sunday Trending Topics

12 will be Grant Morrison’s final issue, and the end of his long running arc on Batman.There have been concerns that Death Of The Family may lead to a death of a regular Bat character… but is it possible we were looking in the wrong comic? Most-Read Comic Stories Today - Death Of The Family, Spider-Man So[...]


The Changing Costumes Of Red Robin (UPDATE From Brett Booth)

The Changing Costumes Of Red Robin (UPDATE From Brett Booth)

UPDATE: Brett Booth tweets; I did ask. Was told to do the regular for 16. But would guess that Joker wanted Tim at his best for his fight with Jason who's packing heat in a small room. Bladed wings even the odds a bit. I think the text was just forgotten along the way. I […]

Batman Batman And Robin And Batgirl &#8211 Whats In The Box (SPOILERS)

Batman, Batman And Robin, And Batgirl – "What's In The Box?" (SPOILERS)

Though I preferred this one;[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5r-j5aq7NlM[/youtube]Anyway, today's Death Of The Family titles, Batman, Batman And Robin and Batgirl all tie up together at the end, ahead of the final chapter, Batman #17 Maybe next week's Nightwing and Red Hood And The Outlaws will end the same way[...]

Review: Batman #16 &#8211 Dancing For Days

Review: Batman #16 – Dancing For Days

After reading this issue, I believe that Death of the Family isn't about the Joker proving his devotion to Bats, it's about validating his place in Gotham The year prior to Joker's return, Batman was fighting the Court of Owls If any of you listen to Kevin Smith's Fatman on Batman podcast (a great and[...]

An Impromptu Top Forty-Seven Selling Comics For December 2012

An Impromptu Top Forty-Seven Selling Comics For December 2012

You can see the effect of the December 26th "skip" week with only a few items available for sale, and Death Of The Family on Batman And Robin as DC get a few more titles back into the top ten than they have had of late.Please, tell me what I obviously got wrong and apologies[...]

A Comic Show &#8211 A Crazy Curse Word Or Pooping

A Comic Show – "A Crazy Curse Word Or Pooping"

Death of the Family ties in two Robins; Red Hood and Nightwing Green Lantern had Baz and B'dg, Earth's new lanterns.Marvel Now is in full swing pumping out enough books for two weeks since next week Marvel is only shipping Amazing Spider-man #700 and Avenging Spider-man 15.1 We got Avengers, Captain America, All New X-Men,[...]

The Mask Is Slipping&#8230 The Death Of The Family (Spoilers)

The Mask Is Slipping… The Death Of The Family (Spoilers)

Today, we get four Death Of The Family comics, Batman #15, Batgirl #15, Suicide Squad #15 and Batman And Robin #15 The latter gets a die cut cover but all feature confrontation with The Joker.But the mask is starting to slip...Tied on by a belt strap and twine, the Joker's reattached face isn't the most[...]


More Stealth Death Of The Family Comics (SPOILERS)

More Stealth Death Of The Family Comics (SPOILERS)

Are you a collector of the current Death Of The Family storyline in Batman? Think you've got every bit so far, even those Batman And Robin and Nightwing and Red Hood And The Outlaws issues that no one actually told you were Death Of The Family tie-ins? Feeling pretty smug with yourself?Quick! Run back to[...]


Death Of The Family Comics In Disguise (SPOILERS)

Death Of The Family Comics In Disguise (SPOILERS)

Batman And Robin issue 14 revealed that both it, and issue 13 to some degree, were part of the Death Of The Family storyline, even if the book only gets a die cut cover and a cover notice with issue 15.Today, two other books reveal themselves as strong Death Of The Family tie-ins, though you[...]

Suicide Squad #14 Selling Copies For $15 On eBay

Suicide Squad #14 Selling Copies For $15 On eBay

And yes, it's one of the Joker die cut covers as Batman: Death of The Family And the Joker getting all penile-obsessed over the dead body of Deadshot.It's an odd comic, certainly, and only the second comic out this week with a humanoid shark in it. Okay, it's no Walking Dead #1 But give it[...]

Water Shadows Peter Pan And The Never Land Of Batman #14

Water, Shadows, Peter Pan And The Never Land Of Batman #14

And Death Of The Family, water is everywhere.Peter Pan was in many ways based on the children of the Llewellyn Davies family, to whom JM Barrie became a family friend The young Michael, who informed the later Peter Pan stories, was deadly afraid of water, and drowned when he was at University.And so water is[...]