DC’s next big event, Dark Nights: Metal, is promising to head to some strange places. How strange? “The Justice League clad in ‘90s action figure armor plating fighting in an alien combat arena” strange. And honestly, it sounds kind of great.
Artist Greg Capullo’s run on Batman with Scott Snyder came to a close last week, and under their tenure the Dark Knight has been amazing to read—and gorgeous to look at. To bid adieu to Capullo’s style, artist Rick Celis took some of Capullo’s most iconic covers from his time on Batman and gave them an animated twist.
There’s about a month and a half to go until the night of ghoulish glee that is Halloween—but why wait that long when you could be terrifying the living bejesus out of your neighbors right now with this petrifying replica of the Joker crawling out of your front lawn? This thing is one hell of a Garden Gnome.
I mean, grumpiness is part and parcel of being the Batman. Darkness. No parents. Being called “The Dark Knight” means grumpiness is part of the job. But my god, the look on this figure’s face is so comically brooding that it looks like Batman’s just having the biggest sulk of his life.
When writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo took over DC Comics' Batman last autumn, they quickly went to work crafting one of the most phenomenally creepy Bat-tales in recent memory.