Sanity Among Craziness: My Take on

Sanity Among Craziness: My Take on "The Killing Joke"

“It's all a joke! Everything anybody ever valued or struggled for..it's all a monstrous, demented gag! So why can't you see the funny side?Why aren't you laughing?” - Joker
My next Alan Moore piece will be on The Killing Joke - maybe the greatest comic book story ever told. Most comic book fans know the story behind it and the events that took place. I'm going to try to explain the book a bit, so sit back, relax and …
A Batman Family Secret?

A Batman Family Secret?

I know, I know this isn't worth my time to read. The writer is just making up a bullshit theory blah, blah, blah. Give me 10 minutes of your time and let me explain. For 80 years, Batman and Joker have punched and laughed their way into the greatest rivalry in comics. This have been countless stories written about the two but one that has been hinted about in comic book and movie lore. The Joker is Batman's brother.... Don't …
The Queen of Crazy: Harley Quinn

The Queen of Crazy: Harley Quinn

When I was debating what article to write next I thought that I would do a piece on the most popular person in comics right now one Harleen Frances Quinzel. Created for Batman's animated TV series, she was supposed to be just a minor character; a one-off almost. When the series started in 1992 creators Paul Dini and Bruce Timm were struggling to come up with a female character to use in an episode with the Joker - they thought …

"Suicide Mission" - A Suicide Squad Review

“You know what they say about the crazy ones…” - Captain Boomerang SUMMARY Enjoyable, likeable in parts, but ultimately forgettable, and short of the charming, cool film you hoped for. + A team of bad guys! + Will Smith is solid as ever + Harley Quinn’s in a movie! + Diverse cast - The one-liners don’t really land - Weak plot - Ironically, an uninteresting villain - Loads of peripheral characters in the squad Batman has a superb rogue’s gallery.  His …
“The Jester of Genocide”

“The Jester of Genocide”

I thought about writing many different things when I started this but I kept coming back to The Clown Price of Crime, The Joker. I decided to write a little about what makes him tick, who he is, why he’s my favorite character in the comic book universe, because sometimes you need a little crazy. “Smile, because it confuses people. Because it’s easier than explaining what is killing you inside”. - Joker I feel Joker is a misunderstood character….. yes …

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