This theory has been floating around for six years now, and it doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. Namely, that Batman kills the Joker at the end of The Killing Joke.
A passing comment in the recent round table about geek stuff got me thinking about why I keep reading Batman, even though the stories in the New 52 suck. I’ve …
Can we PLEASE be done with tormented sad Batman now?
All the news about Harvey Weinstein in the last couple of weeks has gotten me thinking about this age-old question again: Where do you separate the art from the artist? What do you do when you discover that the creator of a work you love is an asshole, has done something heinous, or is even an outright criminal? Is there a point where a person becomes SO repugnant that you can no longer support the creative work they were involved in?
She’s the forgotten character of BATMAN: YEAR ONE. Someone who appears in all of two panels, has no dialogue, and never even gets a close up. But what do we really know about Bruce Wayne’s hookup?
When I think of good comics, I think of Len Wein. The mark he left on comics is immense. Anytime in the last 30 years when I heard that Len Wein was writing a comic, I automatically picked it up. It was just a no-brainer.
We’re back, for our first podcast following SDCC. Unusually, there’s actually quite a lot of comics news to talk about, including comics and movie news for Marvel, DC, IDW and more. Join us under the cut for the full skinny!