Preview of THE JOKER: DEATH OF THE FAMILY

Every legendary hero has an opposite number. The other side of the coin. The darkness to their light. These reflections of evil, death and menace bring out the best in our champions – if they can survive the experience.

But none compare to The Joker – the deadliest, most frightening villain ever to grace the comic book page.

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate (2013)

 

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate is a 2.5-D game developed by Armature Studios that brings the Batman Arkham experience for the first time to Nintendo and Sony handheld systems.  A companion game to Batman: Arkham Origins, players can continue the storyline of the console version and discover more details of the Dark Knight’s past.

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate brings the core Arkham pillars to a handheld format for the first time. Featuring stealth gameplay, free-flow combat, and Batman’s infamous gadgets, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate captures the genuine Arkham feel players have come to appreciate.

After gang-fueled uprisings occur within the walls of Blackgate Prison, Batman is called in to restore order and put an end to the rebellion before the chaos implodes. With gripping 2.5-D graphics, fully voiced narrative, and a captivating storyline, players will explore deep inside the bowels of this remote island penitentiary that plays an important role in the Arkham universe.

Developer : 
Armature Studio
Genre: 
Action-Adventure
Rating: 
On Sale Date: 
Oct 25 2013
Features: 
  • Compelling Storytelling – Embark on a high-quality cinematic experience on the small screen with 2D motion comic-style cut scenes at important story points along the way.
  • Encounter Familiar Characters – Meet legendary characters for the first time in the Arkham universe timeline including the city’s most famous femme fatale, Catwoman.
  • Tackle Bosses Strategically – Strategically choose the order in which you take-down crime bosses. But beware, the order you challenge bosses will influence the consequences and rewards you experience along the way.
  • Investigate The Scene – Employ Batman’s unprecedented detective skills to scrub a crime scene clean with an all-new environment analysis system. Discover hidden objects, follow invisible trails, and find concealed case files through Batman’s touch-screen scanning tool.
  • Utilize Iconic Weapons – Make use of an arsenal of familiar gadgets, as well as new items such as the explosive gel launcher. Unlock upgraded gadgets throughout the game to equip Batman with a full arsenal of weapons capable of taking down the most dangerous bosses.
Platform: 
PlayStation Vita
Nintendo 3DS

DC Nation - DC's World's Funnest - Episode 6 (full)

Don't miss DC's World's Funnest and other unique DC shorts Saturday mornings on Cartoon Network as part of the DC Nation block of programming. Be sure to click on the thumbnails below to enjoy the rest of the great DC's World's Funnest shorts, collected and presented in full right here on DCComics.com.

DC Nation - DC's World's Funnest - Episode 9 (full)

Don't miss DC's World's Funnest and other unique DC shorts Saturday mornings on Cartoon Network as part of the DC Nation block of programming. Be sure to click on the thumbnails below to enjoy the rest of the great DC's World's Funnest shorts, collected and presented in full right here on DCComics.com.

DC Collectibles - Batman: Hush: Batman & Catwoman The Kiss Statue

Inspired by the art of Jim Lee and the popular Batman miniseries, "Hush," this gorgeous statue proves that nighttime is good for far more than fighting crime. Guaranteed to sweep you off your feet without the use of a bat-grapple, look for this statue in your favorite comic book shop or specialty store, or online at http://www.shopdccollectibles.com.

COLLECTED EDITIONS Group Solicits

BEFORE WATCHMEN: OZYMANDIAS/CRIMSON CORSAIR DELUXE EDITION HC

Written by LEN WEIN and JOHN HIGGINS

Art by JAE LEE, JOHN HIGGINS and STEVE RUDE

Cover by JAE LEE and JOHN HIGGINS

Retrosolicit • On sale JUNE 26 • 256 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $29.99 US • MATURE READERS

BATMAN Group Solicits

BATMAN, INCORPORATED #11

Written by GRANT MORRISON

Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH

1:100 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

On sale MAY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $3.99 US

Batman’s world has been devastated by his war against Talia, but is he willing to give up on his own humanity?

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #20

COMIC BOOK RESOURCES Catches Up With Bob Harras and Bobbie Chase

In case you missed it, last month COMIC BOOK RESOURCES launched a new regular monthly column where they talk all things DC Entertainment with Editor-in-Chief Bob Harras and Editorial Director Bobbie Chase.

 

Yesterday, COMIC BOOK RESOURCES ran their second installment of B+B. Here are some of the highlights:

 

LEGO Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite (2013)

The popular videogame is now a full-length film! Lex Luthor takes jealousy to new heights when fellow billionaire Bruce Wayne wins the Man of the Year Award. To top Wayne’s accomplishment, Lex begins a campaign for President, and to create the atmosphere for his type of fear-based politics, he recruits the Joker to perfect a Black LEGO Destructor Ray. While wreaking havoc on Gotham, Lex successfully destroys Batman's technology – forcing the Caped Crusader to reluctantly turn to Superman for help.

 
Cast: 
Troy Baker
Travis Willingham
Clancy Brown
Christopher Corey Smith
Charlie Schlatter
Directors: 
Jon Burton
Writers: 
David A. Goodman
Producers: 
Jill Wilfret
Kathleen Fleming
Benjamin Melnicker
Michael Uslan
Genre: 
Action
Comedy

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