Synopsis: The Joker is dead. There is no doubt about that. But whether Batman finally snapped his scrawny neck or some other sinister force in Gotham City did the deed is still a mystery.Problem is, Batman can’t remember…and the more he digs into this labyrinthian case, the more his mind starts to doubt everything he’s uncovering. So who better to set him straight than…John Constantine? Problem with that is as much as John loves a good mystery, he loves messing with people’s heads even more. So with John’s “help,” the pair will delve into the sordid underbelly of Gotham as they race toward the mind-blowing truth of who murdered The Joker.
Synopsis: As the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL rock the DC Universe, the creatures of the Dark Multiverse stand ready to invade our world! How can the World`s Greatest Heroes stop a horde of deadly beings that appear to be powerful nightmare versions of familiar figures?
Comic Title: The Dark Knight Returns: The Last Crusade (2016)
Publisher: DC Comics
Author/Artist: Brian Azzarello, Frank Miller, John Romita Jr., Peter Steigerwald
Genres: crime, psychological, superhero
Publication Run: 2016
Synopsis: As the Joker is manically returned to Arkham Asylum, Bruce Wayne is struggling to train his sidekick and heir apparent, the new Robin, Jason Todd. While a new string of bizarre killing sprees involving Gotham City’s elite take up Batman and Robin’s attention, critics begin to question if the Dark Knight has a right to endanger the life of a child. What does night after night of danger and brutality do to a child? And what is the Joker planning?
Author/Artist: Doug Mahnke, Joe Rosen, John Arcudi, Keith Williams, Marcus David, Teena Gores
Genres: life sucks, psychological
Publication Run: 1996
Synopsis: He`s big, he doesn`t speak, and up until today there hasn`t been any way to stop him. But now The Mask`s mountainous arch-enemy has finally been brought in by the cops -- and even a reprobate like Walter is entitled to his day in court! Will Walter get sent up the river? Or will he send a flood of violence through the court system? Will he ever speak? And why didn`t the mask work on him? None of these questions and more will be answered in the wildest series yet from Dark Horse.
Synopsis: Commissioner Gordon informs Batman that the patients of Arkham Asylum have taken over the facility, threatening to murder the staff unless Batman agrees to meet with them. Among the hostages are Dr. Charles Cavendish, Arkham`s administrator, and Dr. Ruth Adams, a therapist. The patients are led by the Joker, who threatens to kill a young girl to spur Batman to come to the asylum.
Synopsis: Explore the halls of Arkham Asylum and its bevy of insane inmates through the eyes of its doctors, guards and newest resident, Warren White. Sent to the infamous asylum after a false plea, White learns the meaning of insanity while sharing a home with the Joker, Two-Face, Poison Ivy and more!
Synopsis: At 5:45am, the story begins with narration from the Joker describing a rusty, decayed bathtub called “Old Red,” located in a field outside of Arkham Asylum. Sabine Robbins, a nurse at Arkham Asylum, is being driven to work by her husband, while her young son, Oswald “Ozzie” Robbins, joins them for the ride. Sabine explains to her son that Arkham Asylum is a hospital where they make people better and not a jail for “freaky guys Batman puts away.” Ozzie thinks that it must be cool to see famous people like Mr. Freeze, Poison Ivy, and the Joker.
Synopsis: Batman has captured his greatest foe, The Joker, and is escorting him to Arkham Asylum, Gotham City`s home for the criminally insane. But a series of anonymous tips has put Batman on alert; still, he does not realize that he is speeding toward the darkest journey of his life, one that will test all of his abilities in the chaotic depths of Arkham Island.