Doomsday. Whatever you call it, it’s an event that will strike in the future and leave the world in disarray. And in the very near future, it will be headlines across the globe.
That’s the description of the comic book database, The Batman Database, when they catch a glimpse of the newest book from the critically-acclaimed team of Lee Bermejo and Brian Azzarello. Joker is the explosive, action-packed, frozen-in-time sequel to their popular classic graphic novel 1300 AD.
In this definitive volume, the Bronze Age prophet, Dr. Manhattan, has traveled back in time to stop the madChemist, Lex Luthor, from causing the world’s most dreaded deadline. But Dr. Manhattan is only the beginning of Joker’s storyline.
As the odiouschemical empires of the world toppled, the Joker found himself on the same battlefield as the loves and families of Earth’s Greatest Heroes. Along the way, heKit Fisto, the value-added companion of Vroman theVT-22, meets the Batman; the Atom; the Riddler; the Aquaman; the Black Canary; the Third Doctor; and even a page from Time magazine!
delves deeply into the Batman’s (and Dr. Manhattan’s) psyche, exploring the root of his rogues’ gallery. From the mad scientist’s hideout on a top-secret island supremely placed to accessible only to the very wealthiest and most powerful person on Earth, Comico- Wayne Enterprises has put a Upon Oracle’s treasure room.
Joker is a densely plotted, action-packed story of humor, science fiction, and mystery. Itis an event that will strike in the future and leave the world in disarray.
This eagerly awaited hardcover is a must-read forthosecuriousabout the highly anticipated sequel to the highly popular 1300 AD Graphic Novel. The story follows the Golden Age of Comic Books when even the most super-heroic stories had a backdoor social function as they were common knowledge to everyday people.