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Preview: Joker: Killer Smile #3 (of 3)

Joker: Killer Smile #3 (of 3)

(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $5.99

DC Black Label Prestige Plus 8.5″ x 10.875″
Everything Dr. Ben Arnell knew is wrong. Who can he turn to? The Joker waits with open arms…and all he needs from Ben is open cell doors! The unbelievable psychological thriller from the creators of Gideon Falls hits a fever pitch and crashes to its decisive finale…or does it?

Joker: Killer Smile #3 (of 3)

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Batman #85

So, we hear there’s a Star Wars film out… who saw it already? What’d you think? Sound off in the comments below! While you wait for the weekday the end and the weekend to begin, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.

Newsarama – 10 Million Diary of a Wimpy Kid Books Sold in 2019 (and 200 Million Since 2007) – That’s a lot of comics.

Reviews

IGN – Batman #85
Flickering Myth – Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor Holiday Special #2
CBR – Doomsday Clock #12
Batman News – Joker: Killer Smile #2
AIPT – King Thor #4
AIPT – Klaus and the Life and Times of Joe Christmas #1
AIPT – Legion of Super-Heroes #1

Preview: Joker: Killer Smile #2 (of 3)

Joker: Killer Smile #2 (of 3)

(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
SRP: $5.99

DC BLACK LABEL – PRESTIGE PLUS FORMAT – APPROX. 8.5″ x 10.875″

Ben Arnell promised his wife and child one thing: even though he spends his days attempting to reach the bottom of The Joker’s insanity, he would never bring that madness home. No matter how dark the work gets, he would never allow The Joker’s craziness to tear their family apart.

And in that, he failed.

The Eisner-winning creative team of Gideon Falls kick their blackhearted chronicle of The Joker’s destructive influence into high gear with an issue that turns the entire story on its head, with disastrous consequences for Dr. Arnell!

Joker: Killer Smile #2 (of 3)

DC Releases a First Look at Joker: Killer Smile #2 Out December 18

Joker: Killer Smile #2 (of 3)

Written by Jeff Lemire
Interior art and Cover by Andrea Sorrentino
Colors by Jordie Bellaire
Variant Cover by Kaare Andrews
DC BLACK LABEL – PRESTIGE PLUS FORMAT – APPROX. 8.5″ x 10.875″
In Shops: Dec 18, 2019
Final Orders Due: Nov 18, 2019
SRP: $5.99

Ben Arnell promised his wife and child one thing: even though he spends his days attempting to reach the bottom of The Joker’s insanity, he would never bring that madness home. No matter how dark the work gets, he would never allow The Joker’s craziness to tear their family apart.

And in that, he failed.

The Eisner-winning creative team of Gideon Falls kick their blackhearted chronicle of The Joker’s destructive influence into high gear with an issue that turns the entire story on its head, with disastrous consequences for Dr. Arnell!

Joker: Killer Smile #2 (of 3)

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Joker: Killer Smile #1

It was new comic book day! What’d everyone get? What’d you like? What’d you dislike? Sound off in the comments below. While you think about that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

Newsarama – DC Universe Tells Subscribers HBO Max is Friend Not Foe – Well, since they’re owned by the same company, don’t think they’d say they’re a “foe.”

Newsarama – DC Universe’s Harley Quinn season One Only Half the Episodes Ordered – Not really anything crazy, the title has all you need.

Reviews

IGN – Batman Annual #4
ICv2 –
Black Canary: Ignite
IGN –
Joker: Killer Smile #1
The Beat –
Redlands

Preview: Joker: Killer Smile #1 (of 3)

Joker: Killer Smile #1 (of 3)

(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Andrea Sorrentino
In Shops: Oct 30, 2019
SRP: $5.99

Everyone knows The Joker doesn’t have the most promising history with psychotherapists. In fact, no one’s even been able to diagnose him. But that doesn’t matter to the confident, world-beating Dr. Ben Arnell; he’s going to be the one to unravel this unknowable mind. There’s no way The Joker could ever get through the therapeutic walls Ben has built around himself. Right? There’s no way The Joker’s been entering his house at night…right? There’s no way The Joker has stood over his son’s bed, and put that book in his hands, the one with the, the, the…

The Eisner-nominated creative team of Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino (GREEN ARROW, Gideon Falls) reunite for a psychological horror story where nothing is as it seems, your eyes can’t be trusted and Mr. Smiles is waiting behind the basement door.

Wait, who’s Mr. Smiles? Prestige Format Size 81/2 x 10.875

Joker: Killer Smile #1 (of 3)

Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #99

Wednesdays are new comic book day! Each week hundreds of comics are released, and that can be pretty daunting to go over and choose what to buy. That’s where we come in!

Each week our contributors choose what they can’t wait to read this week or just sounds interesting. In other words, this is what we’re looking forward to and think you should be taking a look at!

Find out what folks think below, and what comics you should be looking out for this Wednesday.

Chrononauts: Futureshock #1, Chrononauts: Futureshock #2, Chrononauts: Futureshock #3, Chrononauts: Futureshock #4 (Image Comics) – The latest from Millarworld is a new volume of Chrononauts, his time travel series. All issues are being released the same day which is interesting as far distribution and we’re intrigued to see how the series holds up this way…. and sales down the road.

Basketful of Heads #1 (DC Comics/Hill House Comics) – The comic line by writer Joe Hill kicks off! The horror focused line (and this series) seems like a perfect match for the Halloween season and we’re always excited for more comics by Joe Hill.

Bloodshot (2019) #2 (Valiant) – The trailer for next year’s film is out and if you want to hop on the bandwagon, this is a good series to start with.

Excalibur #1 (Marvel) – The X-Men dip into the fantasy genre.

Fantastic Four: Grand Design #1 (Marvel) – The X-Men version of this was a lot of fun and compacted their history in some easily digestible comics. This is more of the same focused on Marvel’s First Family!

Giant Days: As Time Goes By #1 (BOOM! Studios) – Wrapping up the beloved series!

Harleen #2 (DC Comics/DC Black Label) – The first issue of the series was interesting in that it cast Harleen Quinn as a profiler in more of a police procedural. It’s a different take and we’re interested in seeing more but still a bit skeptical.

Joker: Killer Smile #1 (DC Comics/DC Black Label) – Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino… yes please!

Last God #1 (DC Comics/DC Black Label) – A new fantasy original series from…. DC!? Yeah, we’re intrigued by this due to the creative team and the publisher.

Marvel Zombies: Resurrection #1 (Marvel) – We’re in the Halloween mood and zombies will help with that. We’re hoping for a new spin on this Marvel favorite property.

Red Goblin: Red Death #1 (Marvel) – It’s a comic we didn’t know we needed and we’re still not sure we do but we’re intrigued. The series is focused on Norman’s time as the Red Goblin that we haven’t seen.

Red Winter #4 (Scout Comics) – We love noir/crime comics and this one has stood out with twists and turns involving the Russian mob… in Russia. An intriguing premise and unique setting has us excited for each issue.

Roku #1 (Valiant) – The villain gets her own series with some “John Wick” style action!

Snow White Zombie Apocalypse (Scout Comics) – It’s Snow White with a zombie apocalypse twist!

Tales From the Dark Multiverse: Death of Superman #1 (DC Comics) – The first “Tales From” knocked it out of the park and seems to be important for the meta story going on at DC. We’re hoping for more of the same with this issue.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #99 (IDW Publishing) – We’re one issue away from the big issue #100! “City at War” rages on.

Vampire State Building #2 (Ablaze) – The first issue was fantastic with a solid vampire premise as they descend upon the Empire State Building where evil has been buried.

Wolvenheart #1 (Mad Cave Studios) – The series sounds like Doctor Who meets Castelvania and that sounds awesome.

DC Announces Joker: Killer Smile and The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage from DC Black Label this Fall

DC is adding two more thrilling stories to its lineup this fall with the introduction of two new miniseries— Joker: Killer Smile from writer Jeff Lemire and artist Andrea Sorrentino available October 30, followed by The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage by Lemire and artists Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz to be released November 20.

In Joker: Killer Smile Lemire and Sorrentino will share their own interpretation of one of the darkest characters of the Batman mythos—the Joker. For years, the Joker has terrorized Gotham, facing off with Batman time and time again. But now he’s found a new adversary, one that can deliver him from the purgatory of Arkham Asylum and set his madness free once more—the very doctor tasked with treating him. As he gets his hooks deeper and deeper into the mind of his prey, Joker sets off a chain reaction of mayhem that will threaten to tear down not only Gotham City but the soul of this idealistic man, and his young family, too.

Joker: Killer Smile is a three-part story that will debut October 30, 2019, releasing every other month following.

Joker: Killer Smile

In The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage, Lemire, Cowan and Sienkiewicz launch a philosophical mystery starring Vic Sage—the Question. Building on the legacy of Dennis O’Neil and Cowan’s previous run, it begins in an early Hub City where an unsolved mystery has led to the demise of the Question—and history will soon repeat itself. Beginning in the Old West and continuing through the lawless 1930s, the answers needed to solve the problem are out of reach—and may doom the Question once again.

The faceless man who believes in absolutes will soon find himself in a world where it all blends together, and escaping this trap is the only way to set himself free.

The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage is a four-part story that will debut November 20, 2019, releasing every other month following.

The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage