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Batman: The Killing Joke (DC Comics Novel)
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Christa Faust Gary Phillips
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Batman: The Killing Joke (DC Comics Novel)

Christa Faust Gary Phillips


DC Comics

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Media » Supervillains;
Award Winners » Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards


336 pages

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The most popular graphic novel published by DC Comics, winner of the Eisner Award, and a New York Times bestseller, written by Alan Moore (Watchmen), illustrated by Brian Bolland now published as a full DC novel.

A criminal is immersed in chemicals that disfigure him, driving him mad and giving birth to the Joker. As Joker sets out to break Commissioner Gordon, shooting and crippling Gordon's daughter, Batman races to rescue him.

This edgy adaptation by Hard Case Crime novelist Christa Faust expands adds intricate layers to the cast and events of the graphic novel, further examining the nature of morality.

By:   Christa Faust, Gary Phillips
Imprint:   DC Comics
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 155mm, 
ISBN:   9781785658105
ISBN 10:   1785658107
Series:   Batman
Pages:   336
Publication Date:   October 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Christa Faust is an author of hardboiled crime novels, including Choke Hold, Money Shot and Hoodtown. She has also written comics and a wide variety of media tie ins such as the award-winning novelization of Snakes on a Plane. Gary Phillips has published crime fiction novels such as Warlord of Willow Ridge and Violent Spring, set in post '92 civil unrest L.A. He has edited several anthologies including the well-received The Obama Inheritance; and published more than 60 short stories in collections ranging from Jewish Noir to Black Pulp II. Together, Faust and Phillips co-wrote the graphic novel Peepland which called A damn near perfect comic, hardboiled in all the right ways.

an outstanding expansion of the graphic novel...Think of it as an intimate literary offering akin to novelizations of feature films wherein we're gifted with added layers of detail and emotional depth - SyFy

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