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.
Read More What I’m Reading – ‘Joker’ by Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo
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.
Read More What I’m Reading – ‘Ghost Rider: Road to Damnation’ by Garth Ennis and Clayton Crane
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.
Read More What I’m Reading – ‘Batman: White Knight’ by Sean Murphy and Matt Hollingsworth
A review of Brian K. Vaughan and Niko Henrichon’s story of four lions that escaped Baghdad Zoo during the 2003 US bombing
Read More What I’m Reading – ‘Pride of Baghdad’ by Brian K. Vaughan and Niko Henrichon