The next incorporates main spoilers for Knight Terrors: The Joker #1, on sale now from DC Comics.
The Joker’s life has usually all the time centered round being Batman’s best foe. However how does the Clown Prince go on when he should face his worst nightmare? That’s, the nightmare of Batman not being in his life? His unusual and disturbing coping mechanism is revealed in Knight Terrors: The Joker.
In brief, The Joker will get a job at none apart from Wayne Enterprises. However life as a employee drone simply is not sufficient to switch the void left in his life by Batman’s absence. His struggles are chronicled in Knight Terrors: The Joker #1, written by Matthew Rosenberg, drawn by Stefano Raffaele, coloured by Romulo Fajardo Jr. and lettered by Tom Napolitano.
The Joker’s darkest worry mockingly seems to be nothing lower than killing his arch foe. Batman’s unintended dying whereas dealing with off towards the Joker leaves him looking for a brand new function. And that function, at the least initially, is to drag off a heist. That’s, to attempt to steal Wayne Enterprise’s money and company property from the within. His scheme comes up empty, although, and Joker surprisingly finds himself tiptoeing up the corporate’s company ladder. However his obsession with Batman continues all of the whereas.
That twisted obsession is punctuated by his seeming joke about conserving Batman’s physique in his closet at residence. Besides, as revealed on the difficulty’s ultimate web page, it is not a joke. It is true — by the use of the ghastly sight of the Darkish Knight’s rotting corpse in Joker’s residence. However the sight is belied by studies of Batman — and Bruce Wayne — sightings round Gotham.
Joker, unsurprisingly, is shocked by the revelation. However whether or not he considers it a pleasing shock or not is not readily clear.
In DC’s Knight Terrors occasion, varied heroes and villains are compelled to confront their worst nightmares. The machinations are courtesy of a brand new and highly effective nemesis known as Insomnia. Insomnia’s rise comes within the wake of the dying of one other longtime DC supervillain.
The occasion begins in Joshua Williamson and Howard Porter’s Knight Terrors: First Blood #1. Knight Terrors: The Joker is one in every of 20 two-issue collection tying into the primary storyline. The occasion begins in earnest in Knight Terrors #1, the primary of 4 points. The general story runs by July and August.
Knight Terrors: The Joker #1 is on sale now from DC.