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Joker War Is Heating Up This June

 

 

“Joker War” Turns Up the Heat on Batman and His Allies in June!

Heading into the summer months, the Clown Prince of Crime has every intention of making things even hotter for The Dark Knight and everyone close to him as “Joker War” continues! Don’t miss any of the titles from Batman’s first major event of 2020!

 

BATMAN #96 – On sale June 3, 2020

Batman #96 (DC Comics) cover by Guillem March
Batman #96 Cover by Guillem March

Reeling from the effects of the worst Joker toxin attack ever, Batman is on the run through Gotham City, pursued by the dark shadows and voices that haunt his past and present! As The Joker’s plan materializes, the only person who can save Batman from the brink of true madness is… Harley Quinn?!

  • Written by JAMES TYNION IV
  • Art by JORGE JIMENEZ
  • Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
  • Card stock variant cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
  • $3.99 US | 32 PAGES
  • CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US
  • FC | DC

 

BATMAN #97 – On sale June 17, 2020

Batman #97 (DC Comics) cover by Guillem March
Batman #97 Cover by Guillem March

The Joker’s army is growing hour by hour, armed with weapons beyond anything the Clown Prince of Crime has ever used before. Batman must hold his mind together so he can strike the final blow and take back his city—but how can he heal the rifts he’s created in his life to get the help he needs? And while all this is happening, the villains of Gotham City are waiting out the carnage Joker has unleashed—and Catwoman assembles an army of her own!

  • Written by JAMES TYNION IV
  • Art by JORGE JIMENEZ
  • Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
  • Card stock variant cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
  • $3.99 US | 32 PAGES
  • CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US
  • FC | DC

 

NIGHTWING #73 – On sale June 17, 2020

Nightwing #73 (DC Comics) cover by Travis Moore
Nightwing #73 Cover by Travis Moore

The Joker knows Dick Grayson is Nightwing—and the plans he’s set in motion in will haunt Batman forever. Under the control of The Joker’s mysterious ally Punchline, Nightwing must battle the people he once loved most: Batgirl, the Robins, and…himself.

 

  • Written by DAN JURGENS
  • Art by RONAN CLIQUET
  • Cover by TRAVIS MOORE
  • Variant cover by ALAN QUAH
  • $3.99 US | 32 PAGES
  • FC | DC

 

 

BATGIRL #48 – On sale June 24, 2020

Batgirl #48 (DC Comics) cover by Giuseppi Camuncoli
Batgirl #48 Cover by Giuseppi Camuncoli

Cecil Castellucci and Robbi Rodriguez begin a new story arc, “The Last Joke!” Spinning out of the catastrophic history of the Gordon family, Barbara Gordon is forced to relive the most traumatic events of her life. James Gordon Jr. is back, and he’s on a mission to run the Gordons out of Gotham City—and as we all know, anything involving James Jr. is bad news for Babs and Commissioner Gordon. But is her brother capable of tormenting his family on his own, or has he teamed up with a certain Clown Prince of Crime?

 

  • Written by CECIL CASTELLUCCI
  • Art by ROBBI RODRIGUEZ
  • Cover by GIUSEPPI CAMUNCOLI
  • Variant cover by IAN MacDONALD
  • $3.99 US | 32 PAGES
  • FC | DC

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #1024 – On sale June 24, 2020

Detective Comics #1024 (DC Comics) cover by Brad Walker and Andrew Hennessy
Detective Comics #1024 Cover by Brad Walker and Andrew Hennessy

As the story of Two-Face reaches it end, find out how The Joker has been the puppet master behind the torment of Harvey Dent! After years of schism, Harvey will find peace, but will that be in a chance for a new life, or in death? This final battle between Batman, Two-Face and Lincoln March will end with a shocking conclusion sure to split you in two!

 

  • Written by PETER J. TOMASI
  • Art and cover by BRAD WALKER and ANDREW HENNESSY
  • Card stock variant cover by LEE BERMEJO
  • $3.99 US | 32 PAGES
  • CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US
  • FC | DC

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