Yesterday was One Unhealthy Day for comics journalists making an attempt to maintain up with DC Comics. From Midday to 7PM Japanese, the writer introduced through social media a collection of recent Batman one-shots all subtitled “One Unhealthy Day,” with every ebook centered on the character’s iconic villains. The one-shots, which characteristic characters from Two-Face to The Penguin to Ra’s Al Ghul, come from a veritable murderers row of high artistic groups, together with Tom King & Mitch Gerads, Mariko Tamaki & Javier Fernandez, G. Willow Wilson & Jamie McKelvie, and extra.
Right here’s the complete breakdown of information on all eight 64-page one-shots, which is able to launch month-to-month starting in August and, based on DC, “inform definitive tales” that includes the villains spotlighted.
Batman – One Unhealthy Day: The Riddler by Tom King & Mitch Gerads:
Tom King and Mitch Gerads reunite in a brand new 64-page one-shot comedian this August! Edward Nygma’s meticulous guidelines and methods exit the window when he kills seemingly at random, however Batman isn’t shopping for it! This tense mental thriller sees Batman unravel as he tries to decode the Riddler’s motivation!
Batman – One Unhealthy Day: Two-Face by Mariko Tamaki, Javier Fernandez & Jordie Bellaire:
Heads or Tails, on the subject of Two-Face Batman all the time loses! Is Harvey Dent again to save lots of Gotham Metropolis? In a brand new 64-page one-shot comedian this September, Mariko Tamaki and Javier Fernandez’s tragic noir Two-Face epic will flip that iconic coin…on its head?!
Batman – One Unhealthy Day: The Penguin by John Ridley, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith & Arif Prianto:
When the Penguin’s legal empire is stolen by a former affiliate, Batman faces each Cobblepot and THE UMBRELLA MAN on the burning streets of Gotham! John Ridley and Giuseppe Camuncoli’s ONE BAD DAY one-shot arrives this October!
Batman – One Unhealthy Day: Mr. Freeze by Gerry Duggan, Matteo Scalera & Dave Stewart:
Save your sympathies, Batman and Robin! Years in the past, Gotham Metropolis skilled a winter so icy that Mr. Freeze might reside with out his containment swimsuit! Gerry Duggan and Matteo Scalera ship a chilly new tackle Mr. Freeze this November!
Batman – One Unhealthy Day: Catwoman by G. Willow Wilson, Jamie McKelvie & Tamra Bonvillain:
A brooch Selina Kyle’s mom as soon as pawned for pennies is now a part of a high-bid public sale! The stakes are private, and Catwoman will steal it again at any price this December in G. Willow Wilson and Jamie McKelvie’s ONE BAD DAY one-shot!
Batman – One Unhealthy Day: Bane by Joshua Williamson, Howard Porter & Tomeu Morey:
The person who broke the Bat returns for the final vengeance of Bane! See Bane’s thoughts, physique and spirit get ravaged in a ONE BAD DAY one-shot by Joshua Williamson and Howard Porter in January 2023!
Batman – One Unhealthy Day: Clayface by Collin Kelly & Jackson Lanzing, Xermanico & Romulo Fajardo Jr.:
Clayface’s dream was to be well-known, however Gotham’s stars don’t all the time shine vivid! Batman chases Basil Karlo to L.A. the place Clayface is killing his technique to fame in Collin Kelly & Jackson Lanzing and Xermanico’s ONE BAD DAY February one-shot!
Batman – One Unhealthy Day: Ra’s al Ghul by Tom Taylor & Ivan Reis
Lastly, capping off the run of one-shot points is Tom Taylor and Ivan Reis on Ra’s al Ghul’s ONE BAD DAY story in March! You already know his title, the Bat will know his wrath!
The “One Unhealthy Day” subtitle is a transparent reference to Batman: The Killing Joke, the 1988 one-shot comedian by Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons that many consider to be the definitive Joker story. Darran Robinson‘s logo design for the new one-shots is even paying homage to the commerce costume on The Killing Joke. It’s a lofty aim to shoot for thus clearly, and alluring comparisons to such a basic story proper off the bat is, frankly, a ballsy transfer for DC to make. Time will inform if these one-shots have the identical affect that The Killing Joke has had over the previous thirty-plus years.
Search for the primary of the Batman: One Unhealthy Day one-shots to reach in shops and digitally in August.