[12] Sales of the series were well above expectations, with #1 receiving a fourth printing, #2 receiving a third printing, and #3 and #4 each receiving a second printing. Charlie Davis, co-host, The Young Ones and Match Club podcasts, Robert Secundus, co-writer, DoxTox at XavierFiles.com, Scott Modrzynski, artist/art director; mojoswork.com, Karla Pacheco, writer, Marvel’s “Spider-Woman”. Riprova. It’s even dumber in the book: We see the Tumbler, the Batman ’66, the Batman ’89 and the Animated Series rides all together, as if that’s supposed to make any fucking sense. The first issue was released July 24, 2019 under the Black Label imprint. [9], Batman: White Knight is set in a different continuity to the prime DC Universe/The New 52, though several common arcs are still present; most notably, Jason Todd is believed to be dead at the Joker's hands. Which is something I never wish to see in the Batman I read. [13] It frequently appeared as one of the top 10 best-selling comics during its months of publication, according to ComicChron. “Only an asshole would read a trade just to write a piece about how much you hate something.” And I would say to that, “Correct, buckaroo.”. Sure, it was good for the Court of Owls and Death of the Family story arcs, which are both horror in essence (something Snyder is good at), but when they continued to do that for, what, 9 years now, it eventually both grew stale and started to show its limitations. Will Nevin is a visiting professor of communication studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Making the villains rampage across the city, Napier uses the distraction to access restricted documents and discovers a tax fund for Batman's collateral damage. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. [6], Murphy revealed that the Joker's real name in White Knight is Jack Napier, a reference to Tim Burton's 1989 Batman film, in which the Joker (played by Jack Nicholson) also shares that name. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Per l’occasione vi proponiamo le prime pagine di Batman: White Knight, miniserie che, come riportato da Newsarama, è stata recentemente allungata a otto uscite, invece delle sette precedentemente annunciate. Ci dispiace, il tuo blog non consente di condividere articoli tramite e-mail. This was such a really unique take on the whole Batman & Joker dynamic. Binding is same as paperback. The Neo Joker attacks the GCPD, prompting Gordon to side with Napier and place an APB on Batman. Marian Drews, later known as Neo Joker, is the main antagonist of the 2018 Batman: White Knight comic series. You can still see all customer reviews for the product. Maybe it’s not a retread of the best parts of “DKR” and “Death in the Family” along with Murphy’s unresolved teenage angst regarding Harley Quinn. I also don’t know why DC would have greenlit eight issues of it, much less eight or (Dear God) 16 more. [4], Murphy's core premise for White Knight was to reverse the roles of Batman and the Joker by portraying the Joker as the hero and Batman as the villain. The series spans eight issues and was published monthly in 2017 and 2018 by DC Comics. [5] This led him to turn the Joker into a politician, using the character's intelligence and charisma to win the people of Gotham over. Full of piss, grievance, pseudo-intellectualism and tediousness, it was the Ben Shapiro of comic books. Armed with the law on his side, he turns Gotham against the bungling GCPD and their off-the-payroll vigilante, Batman. I’d call it all convoluted, but that would imply that it was ’voluted to begin with — it’s an inedible pasta salad of horseshit. Reviewed in the United States on November 9, 2018. In White Knight, upon regaining his "sanity", the Joker sets out to reverse the public perception of himself and Batman from hero and villain, seeking to conquer Gotham through politics. The following is a non-exhaustive list of things I have personally experienced that were more pleasant than reading the collected “Batman: White Knight” by artist and writer Sean Gordon Murphy: I bought the first four issues of “White Knight” when they dropped in 2017-18. [14] In September of that year, a sequel series Batman: Curse of the White Knight was revealed. Riprova. Alfred dies somewhere in there. Prima di tutto, pianifica di riconciliarsi con Harley Quinn, e poi tenterà di salvare la città dal più grande criminale di Gotham: Batman! Riots. This event or storyline is specifically related to Batman, or to members of the Batman Family. The seats near the hostess stand with the tears that let you know no one cares. (I mean, I’d read a Murphyverse Red Hood book so long as he had nothing to do with it and it ignored everything else he’s written.) It was a confounding mess of a thing, somehow both plodding and laden with too much action, ambitious without an ounce of execution.