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Three Jokers Book 3 &#8211 And Punchline &#8211 Are Sequels To The Killing Joke

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 Redraws Killing Joke as Rorschach Forbidden Planet Cover

Brian Bolland Redraws Killing Joke as Rorschach Forbidden Planet Cover

The Killing Joke.[caption id="attachment_1264869" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Brian Bolland Redraws Killing Joke as Rorschach Forbidden Planet Cover[/caption]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,[...]

The Three Jokers &#8211 So What Does It All Mean Then (Spoilers)

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 Full DC Continuity (Batgirl #47 Spoilers)

The Killing Joke Is Back In Full DC Continuity (Batgirl #47 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[...]

Batgirl Relives Killing Joke and All Her Worst Traumas for Joker War in June

Batgirl Relives Killing Joke, and All Her Worst Traumas, for Joker War in June

Batgirl will relive her greatest traumas… again… this June as Joker War rolls through Batgirl #48. Kicking off a new storyline called "The Last Joke," Batgirl #48 sees the return of James Gordon Jr., who may or may not be teaming up with the Joker himself. As a result, Barbara Gordon will be "forced to […]

Which Seven Comic Book Creators Appear in the Credits to Joker

Which Seven Comic Book Creators Appear in the Credits to "Joker"?

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 Harleys Joker For Cover Reference

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[...]


Did Gotham Already Introduce A New Bat-Family Member [THEORY]

Did 'Gotham' Already Introduce A New Bat-Family Member? [THEORY]

Friends, we are a little over halfway towards the series finale of Gotham on FOX. With a season that has already given us a lot of surprises, there's one that many of us may not have realized – at least until now. I'm going to need you to bear with me on this one, because […]

BC Toy Spotting: Christmas Ornaments Marvel Legends Funko Star Wars and More

BC Toy Spotting: Christmas Ornaments, Marvel Legends, Funko, Star Wars, and More!

Get it while you can.The Killing Joke Q-Fig of The Joker is also hitting Gamestops.[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="948677,948676,948674"]Finally at Gamestop, the latest wave of Star Wars Black Series figures is hitting hard, including Dengar They got a ton of restocks on their exclusive Spider-Man from the hit PS4 game On the WWE side of things,[...]

Geoff Johns Teases Three Jokers at NYCC Spotlight Panel

Geoff Johns Teases Three Jokers at NYCC Spotlight Panel

He  also showed off a bunch of art by Jason Fabok.[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="926339,926332"]There is a lot of of throwbacks to the character designs from Killing Joke, with some nods to Keaton's Batman in his costume Jason is wearing the jacket one of Joker's thugs was wearing the night Joker shot Babs[...]

Joker Killing Joke and Batman/Superman Q-Figs Coming This Summer

Joker Killing Joke and Batman/Superman Q-Figs Coming This Summer

Joker from  The Killing Joke and an adorable Batman/Superman flying Q-Figs are up for preorder now The figures will come out in June, and feature all of the dynamic bases and poses we have come to expect from the team over at QMx Joker features a base with his chattering teeth and "HA" all-around, striking[...]

Gotham Season 4: Killing Joke and No Mans Land on the Horizon

Gotham Season 4: Killing Joke and No Man's Land on the Horizon

But in a recent interview with DC All-Access, start David Mazouz talked about that and also how the series is going to have an episode influenced by the Killing Joke, the celebrated Batman graphic novel by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland.In talking about tonight's epsidoe, This Old Corpse, Mazouz says that its the start of[...]

The Killing Joke Gets a Sideways View for Absolute Killing Joke + Full Script

The Killing Joke Gets a Sideways View for Absolute Killing Joke + Full Script

DC Comics is putting out an Absolute Edition for Alan Moore and Brian Bolland's classic Batman story The Killing Joke.Absolute Editions, pioneered by Scott Dunbier for The Authority series, are oversized-hardcover volumes in a slipcase And in this case, the slipcase will have a new cover by Brian Bolland, a profile version of the original[...]

RUMOR: The Joker Origin Movie Will Draw Inspiration from The Killing Joke

RUMOR: The Joker Origin Movie Will Draw Inspiration from The Killing Joke

As always, this is a rumor and should not be treated as an absolute fact.According to The Wrap, the Todd Phillips and Martin Scorsese Joker origin movie will draw some inspiration from The Killing Joke In this version of the movie, the Joker will be a failed '80s comedian who goes mad after he can't make it[...]

Joker Leaps Off The Page And Onto Your Shelf With New One:12 Collective Figure

Joker Leaps Off The Page And Onto Your Shelf With New One:12 Collective Figure

The Joker has no shortage of statues, figures, and other such collectibles. However, this new Joker figure now up for preorder from One:12 Collective may be the best ever. These figures have really come a long way this year. Collectors have voted with their wallet, and they are now one of the most popular lines […]



The Killing Joke Screenings Will Promote The Comic Shop Locator Website

The Killing Joke Screenings Will Promote The Comic Shop Locator Website

Next week, the USA will see one night cinema screenings of The Killing Joke across the country, alongside the release of the animated movie digitally and on DVD/Blu-Ray.Before the  movie airs, the audience will see a plug for Comic Shop Locator and the CBIA website, promoting local comic stores.Just in case any attendee wants to[...]