After ‘The Dark Knight’ was released, the Joker became a pop culture icon. People worshipped him, slapping pictures of the character onto clothes and merchandise. You couldn’t escape people doing impressions and asking you “why so serious?”
Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo use the story of lowlife Jonny Frost to give us an alternative look at the Joker, and make you think twice before buying that t-shirt with his picture on.
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‘Venom’ made a ton of money, and I can’t figure out why. It’s ugly, boring, and adds nothing of value to the superhero genre.
Here’s my review, as I unpick the negatives and positives (as few and far between as they are) and explain why you should forget ‘Venom’ and give ‘Upgrade’ a shot.
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Garth Ennis turns his caustic sense of humour towards the Ghost Rider, Johnny Blaze. It has everything you’d except. Hunour bordering on the obscene, disgusting characters, morally dubious heroes, and an acerbic take on organised religion. It also has some of the nicest looking art I’ve ever seen.
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Batman: White Knight is an Elseworlds-esque thriller which sees the Joker become a good guy and try to save Gotham City from the unregulated, violent Batman. It is superb and original.
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It’s the mid-season finale this week which means another big death. But with this character’s exit comes the entrance of a new terrifying villain.
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One way or another, Rick Grimes is leaving the show. That might be permanent or it might be slightly less permanent, but he’s going. Read on to see how the show handles it and whether it’s a fitting end to one of the all-time greatest television characters.
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This week’s episode lays the foundation for Rick’s exit in the next episode, and it’s an emotional one. Though not an action-packed episode, we get some of the very best character moments we’ve had in a long time.
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