Books with Buzz Discover the latest buzz-worthy books, from mysteries and romance to humor and nonfiction. Write a review. Passing himself off as an angel, the Joker gives Jean-Paul his new name, Azrael, and convinces him to go after Bruce Wayne. He is a Feature, Comic Breakouts and News writer. He's been in love with comics for a very long time, and believes there is some good to be found even in the industry's more difficult times. Exciting new villains and unexpected allies will clash across history in this unforgettable chapter of the White Knight saga - and the truth about the blood they shed will shake Gotham to its core! Back. WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Batman: Curse of the White Knight #1 by Sean Gordon Murphy, AndWorld Design and Matt Hollingsworth, on sale now. The Clown Prince of Crime tells Jean-Paul he is the rightful heir to the city, and that it's time he takes what is his with blood. But when the Clown Prince of Crime escapes, he sets off on a mission that stretches back to the city's founding. Such a man makes an easy mark for the Joker, who appears in the church as a larger-than-life figure, wielding a sword with ties to the history of Gotham. The Batman: White Knight series took place in an alternate Gotham City where The Joker regained his sanity and Batman becomes notorious among Gothamites as someone himself insane. In this explosive sequel to the critically acclaimed blockbuster BATMAN: WHITE KNIGHT from writer/artist Sean Murphy, The Joker recruits Azrael to help him expose a shocking secret from the Wayne family's legacy—and to run Gotham City into the ground! ; Age Lift:. WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for Batman: Curse of the White Knight #7, by Sean Murphy, Matt Hollingsworth and AndWorld Design, on sale now.. As they say, the truth will set you free. 6-issue limited series written by Sean Murphy, followed by Batman: Curse of the White Knight. Tarot Reading of X-Men: X of Swords Chapter 17 – X-Force #14! Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. He is an avid statue and Funko Pop! He may not be at the mercy of a secret order, but this version of Jean-Paul was also manipulated into becoming a lethal force. You can follow him on Twitter at @ian_c1701 (yes, that is a Star Trek reference) for discussions, debates or pictures of really cool collectibles he probably doesn't have room for. Adaptational Villainy: Azrael is an Anti-Hero in the mainstream continuity, while here he serves as the secondary and later main villain of the story. ), Creannotators #26: “Spider-Woman” Interview With Writer Karla Pacheco, Marvel Year Twenty-Seven: 1988 Pt. 1 Omnibus Review. He's prone to violent episodes, and is cast out by society. As Batman rushes to protect the city and his loved ones from danger, the mystery of his ancestry unravels, dealing a devastating blow to the Dark Knight. Batman White Knight Universe. ... Collects Batman: Curse of the White Knight #1-8 and Batman: White Knight Presents Von Freeze #1. His favorite Avenger is Captain America, and that was long before the character starred in a very successful film franchise. In the alternate reality of Batman: Curse of the White Knight, Batman has finally uncovered the dark secrets of the Wayne family, and it has him rethinking his role in society. 6-issue limited series written by Sean Murphy, followed by, Set in a world where The Joker is cured of his ins…, Public support for Batman dwindles and Gotham City…, Tragedy strikes, and the Bat-family face the fight…, Jim Gordon and the GCPD are thrown into disarray w…, Jack’s mind and body begin to betray him as he pre…, Gotham City’s strongest alliance comes to an end w…, This issue, it’s Jack versus the Joker! In doing so, he creates a potentially dangerous force: Azrael. Sort order. Collects Batman: Curse of the White Knight #1-8 and Batman: White Knight Presents Von Freeze #1. Joker is finally made sane, and as Jack Napier takes on a political power to bring Batman to justice for his crimes. Batman: White Knight is a comic book limited series created by Sean Murphy and the first installment of the Murphyverse.The series spans eight issues and was published monthly in 2017 and 2018 by DC Comics.In White Knight, upon regaining his "sanity", the Joker sets out to reverse the public perception of himself and Batman from hero and villain, seeking to conquer Gotham through politics Sep 28, 2020 Anne rated it liked it.