Batman’s rogues gallery is full of villains who exemplify the “opposite” of Bruce Wayne—it’s kind of a running theme in Gotham, if we’re being completely honest. There’s the Joker’s chaos to Batman’s order, Scarecrow’s fear to Batman’s courage, Riddler’s mania to Batman’s intellect...You know how it goes. Gotham is a city full of funhouse mirrors. But there’s one particular rogue in the lineup who doesn’t just have the monstrous version of one or two of the Dark Knight’s best qualities—he’s got all of them.
If you’re anything like us, and we know you are, you’re spending today reading Batman comics while dressed up like the Cluemaster. (Okay, maybe that’s just us.) Either way, we’re sure you’re celebrating Batman Day, and we thought we’d offer you a chance to make this Bat-holiday even sweeter…by winning a cool Gotham and graphic novel prize package.
With the release of today’s eleven new Convergence titles, we’ve reached the climactic final week of this unprecedented world-shattering—sorry, make that worlds-shattering comic book event. With all of reality unraveling, it’ll fall on a collective of heroes from all eras and avenues of the DC Universe to do what they can to save our existence. Will they be able to do it? What sort of universe will await us when it’s all over?
No, we haven’t cracked open the comic industry Multiverse and unleashed a flurry of alternate universe Scott Snyders, Jeff Lemires and Jim Lees into the world. We’re just referring to the two major reasons you may want to hit the comic shop tomorrow if you’re a DC Comics fan.