Last week during San Diego Comic-Con, there was a lot of buzz on the convention floor about the DC Comics books. Fans and press alike were raving about FLASHPOINT and its tie-in titles, particularly FLASHPOINT: BATMAN – THE KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE.
The hunt for The Joker continues as Jim Gordon seeks out Oracle, who may have some leads as to where the villain is hiding. As Jim approaches the Joker’s alleged hideout, he falls for a treacherous trap that will forever shatter the lives of those he’s trying to save. It’ll be up to Batman to try to save Jim. But when the identity of the Joker is revealed – will the Dark Knight be able to live up to his task?
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Next Wednesday, the first four of the FLASHPOINT miniseries will hit shelves. Keep checking back to THE SOURCE today, as we provide a sneak peek at each one. First up? FLASHPOINT: BATMAN – KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE.
FLASH FACT: The Joker is revealed, and Thomas Wayne will have to figure out whether he can pull the trigger on his lifelong nemesis. FLASHPOINT: BATMAN - KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE #3 Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art by EDUARDO RISSO Cover by DAVE JOHNSON On sale AUGUST 3 * 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T
I eagerly anticipate the next issues of Green Lantern, Action, Detective and Brightest Day each month as much as the next guy, but I'll take a few paragraphs here to talk about a book that's quietly snuck its way to the top of my read pile each week it's been released.