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DC Comics Previews
Penguin time! Batman: One Bad Day is a series of oversized prestige-format comic books from DC Comics, and each tells a different story of a different Batman villain, all in the thematic design of Batman: The Killing Joke by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland "One Bad Day" echoes the Killing Joke line (and uses the Killing Joke title font)[...]
DC Comics Give Comic Shops Additional Discount On Batman One More Day
Batman: One Bad Day is a series of oversized prestige-format comic books from DC Comics that each tell a different story of a different Batman villain, all in the thematic design of Batman: The Killing Joke by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland "One Bad Day" echoes the Killing Joke line (and uses the Killing Joke[...]
Two Original Pages From Joker's Origin In The Killing Joke, At Auction
As part of a massive auction of premium comic books and original artwork at Heritage Auctions, two pages of Alan Moore and Brian Bolland's The Killing Joke will go under the hammer today To see one page for sale is a rare thing, to see two pages such pages sell is unheard of And such[...]
Bane, Penguin, Two-Face, Mr Freeze, Catwoman Also Get A Killing Joke
Earlier today, we looked at a Riddler one-shot, One Bad Day by Tom King & Mitch Gerads and surmised it was a Riddler version of Batman: The Killing Joke, referencing the idea that it just takes one bad day to turn someone into a Joker – or a Batman but it seems that from August to[...]
The Killing Joke
Currently, a 9.8 CGC slabbed copy of The Killing Joke first printing is up for auction from Heritage Auctions at $276 It could well go higher The comic book is one disowned by its writer, Alan Moore, remastered by its artist, Brian Bolland, and is considered one of the most influential Batman comics of all[...]
The Man Who Ordered 7000 Copies Of The Killing Joke For His Shop
It's Killing Joke time! One of the earliest comic book retailers and comic historian Bob Beerbohm (author of Comic Book Store Wars) set up the first comic book store chain store, before doing the same again with Best Of Two Worlds. Bob Beerbohm writes, with permission for BC to republish, of what the scene was like thirty-two years[...]
Punchline Revisits The Killing Joke
Obviously. In previous Bleeding Cool gossip a month ago, I said "Punchline knows all about The Killing Joke – just not how it went down." Well, everyone is doing sequels to The Killing Joke now –  or sequel to sequels to The Killing Joke And so it is in Punchline I previously stated "Punchline, the author of[...]
How The Three Jokers Rewrites The Killing Joke (BIG SPOILERS)
Bleeding Cool told you yesterday that Batman: The Three Jokers #3 by Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok worked as a direct sequel to Batman: The Killing Joke by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland Here's where it breaks down most visibly Big spoilers going in, you have been warned. Batman: The Three Jokers. So Batgirl gets her own[...]
Three Jokers Book 3 - And Punchline - Are Sequels To The Killing Joke
Now, the similarity between this book at The Killing Joke has been pointed out a number of times How Fabok's work maps to Brian Bolland, the tight panel structure, and the references to The Killing Joke, amongst many other Batman stories But I understand that this issue, more than any other, is both a direct[...]
Brian Bolland Remakes Killing Joke For Rorschach Forbidden Planet Cover
The Killing Joke. Brian Bolland Redraws Killing Joke as Rorschach Forbidden Planet Cover Available as a trade dress variant, minimal trade dress variant, and as a three variant set – that includes a virgin variant exclusive to the set Brian Bolland signed copies of these Forbidden Planet exclusive variants, again trade dress variant, minimal trade dress variant,[...]
The Three Jokers - So What Does It All Mean Then? (Spoilers)
The conceit of The Killing Joke asked about the impact of One Bad Day What if things got so much that someone snapped and became something else It happened to The Joker, his pregnant wife died because of his actions – or lack of them For Batman, he became who he was because of the[...]
The Killing Joke Is Back In DC Continuity (Batgirl Spoilers)
When Alan Moore wrote The Killing Joke for Brian Bolland, its status in DC Comics continuity was never meant to be as fixed as it became It gave us a story that referenced Bat-Girl, Batwoman, Ace the Bat-Hound and Bat-Mite – characters that did not exist in continuity, after DC's Crisis On Infinite Earths rewrote the universe. And the[...]
Warner Bros. Releases a New Batch of "Joker" Promotional Images
He also was the artist for the launch of The Joker comic book with Dennis O'Neill – though Dennis does not get credited. Bolland is best known in Batman-circles for drawing The Killing Joke, which established Joker as a failing standup comedian – though its writer Alan Moore is not credited But then Moore has asked[...]
Now Arthur Suydam Offers to Pay Harley's Joker For Cover 'Reference'
This, a take on Brian Bolland's cover for The Killing Joke And it seemed as if it had been cut and pasted right into the Suydam cover, one of a number of his own cover recreations-as-zombies. Anthony Misiano told me yesterday, Earlier this evening I actually got a message directly from Harry Arthur Suydam on Facebook, sent[...]