The Third Eye Guide to BATMAN: Three Jokers

Published May 27th, 2020

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The Third Eye Guide to BATMAN: Three Jokers – EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW about the biggest Joker story since THE KILLING JOKE!

OK, so first: Geoff Johns totally blew us away with DOOMSDAY CLOCK, an incredible sequel to the amazing Alan Moore graphic novel: WATCHMEN.

Now, he’s going to deliver a successor to another Alan Moore classic, THE KILLING JOKE, with his 3 JOKERS storyline, and WE CANNOT WAIT!

This book has been talked about for years, and it’s finally dropping this Summer, and it’s looking to be every bit as awesome as we could have hoped!

What’s the scoop on THREE JOKERS?

Originally hinted at in the DC Universe Rebirth special, this 3-issue mini-series reunites Geoff Johns (BLACKEST NIGHT, DOOMSDAY CLOCK) with DARKSEID WAR collaborator Jason Fabok, and delivers what will be known as the DEFINITIVE look at the Joker for years to come.

Thirty years after Batman: The Killing Joke changed comics forever, Three Jokers reexamines the myth of who, or what, The Joker is and what is at the heart of his eternal battle with Batman.

New York Times bestselling writer Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok, the writer/artist team that waged the “Darkseid War” in the pages of Justice League, reunite to tell the ultimate story of Batman and The Joker!

After years of anticipation starting in DC Universe: Rebirth #1, the epic miniseries you’ve been waiting for is here: find out why there are three Jokers, and what that means for the Dark Knight and the Clown Prince of Crime. It’s a mystery unlike any Batman has ever faced! 

Make sure you get your copy of THREE JOKERS and Pre-Order Now or add to your Third Eye Pullbox!

We know you’re as stoked as we are about the THREE JOKERS storyline, so we put together a few options to help you confirm and lock in your copies this August.

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Get ready for BATMAN: THREE JOKERS with Third Eye’s TOP 5 Joker Graphic Novels!

1. BATMAN THE KILLING JOKE HC

Looking to prove that any man can be pushed past his breaking point to madness, The Joker attempts to drive Commissioner Gordon insane. Refusing to give up, Gordon struggles to maintain his sanity with the help of Batman in a desperate effort to best the madman. Collects BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE #1 and stories from BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #4 and COUNTDOWN #31.

Pick it up at any of our locations, or order online here.

2. JOKER HC

In the all-new, hardcover original graphic novel JOKER, writer Brian Azzarello (100 BULLETS) and artist Lee Bermejo (HELLBLAZER covers) – the creative team behind the acclaimed miniseries LEX LUTHOR: MAN OF STEEL – show an even darker and more disturbing side to the most dangerous man in Gotham: The Joker.

After yet another stint in Arkham Asylum, The Joker finds “his city” divided among mobsters and costumed villains. Not content to settle for a piece of the pie, The Joker vows to take back the whole damn enchilada by any means necessary. Look for appearances by a slew of Gotham’s most wanted, including gritty takes on Two-Face, Riddler, Killer Croc, Penguin, Harley Quinn and even Batman! 

Not since THE KILLING JOKE have you seen such a powerful tale of The Joker – you won’t want to miss this one!

Pick it up at any of our locations, or order online here.

3. ARKHAM ASYLUM

The inmates of Arkham Asylum have taken over and are demanding Batman in exchange for their hostages. Accepting their demented challenge, Batman is forced to endure the personal hells of The Joker, Scarecrow, Poison Ivy, Two-Face and many other sworn enemies in order to save the innocents and retake the prison.

During his run through this absurd gauntlet, the Dark Knight’s must face down both his most dangerous foes and his inner demons.

Pick it up at any of our locations, or order online here.

4. BATMAN A DEATH IN THE FAMILY

Batman readers were allowed to vote on the outcome of the story and they decided that Robin should die! As the second person to assume the role of Batman’s sidekick, Jason Todd had a completely different personality than the original Robin.

Rash and prone to ignore Batman’s instructions, Jason was always quick to act without regard to consequences. In this fatal instance, Robin ignores his mentor’s warnings when he attempts to take on the Joker by himself and pays the ultimate price.

Driven by anger with Superman by his side, Batman seeks his vengeance as he looks to end the Joker’s threat forever. 

Pick it up at any of our locations, or order online here.

5. BATMAN THE MAN WHO LAUGHS

Witness Batman’s first encounter with The Joker in this volume collecting the graphic novel BATMAN: THE MAN WHO LAUGHS, by Ed Brubaker and Doug Mahnke!

This collection also includes DETECTIVE COMICS #784-786, a murder mystery tale guest-starring Green Lantern Alan Scott.

Pick it up at any of our locations, or order online here.

June kicks off the Summer of the Joker, with JOKER WAR, the JOKER 80th Anniversary special, and more!

Not only do we have THREE JOKERS hitting this Summer, but we’ve got three other major moments for the Clown Prince of Crime: JOKER WAR, DC’s DEATH METAL (Which you know the Joker’ll have some involvement with considering the origins of the BATMAN WHO LAUGHS) and the JOKER 80TH ANNIVERSARY one-shot!

SO MUCH JOKER — we’re going to help you keep track of it all!

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