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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON March 31, 2012 Add Comments
Heh heh heh! HA! HA! HA! HA! BWHAHAHAHAHAHA! It's the Clown Prince of Crime 99 cent April Fools Day sale featuring:
Batman (1940-2011) #1
Joker makes his debut among the stores in Batman's first titular title.
Batman (1940-2011) #159
It's the Silver Age and this Sheldon Moldoff story from 1963 features Joker and Clayface at odds with one another.
Batman (1940-2011) #251
The iconic 1973 Denny O'Neil and Neal Adams Joker's Five Way Revenge story that brought the Joker into a more modern setting.
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON February 16, 2012 Add Comments
This is the first in a series to catch up on what else can be found in the DC Digital Store, besides the weekly dosage of TBU related titles, through the end of 2011.
Because of the sheer amount of stuff that is available now, I’ve decided to break this up into various character families and eventually I’ll get to the other DC owned imprints you can find either in the DC store, or over at the Comixology.com store.
And we shall begin with the Big…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON August 6, 2011 Add Comments
On Saturday the 30th there was a Superman 101 Sale, some of the newly legally digitized books included some Bat-related touches.
Superman: Emperor Joker #1, Superman #161, Adventures of Superman #583, Man of Steel #105, Action Comics #770 ($1.99 each)
The Emperor Joker story from September 2000. Joker steals Mister Mxyzptlk’s reality altering power, and Superman is the one to take him down.
Man of Steel #3 ($1.99)
Part of John Byrne’s reboot…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON May 7, 2011 Add Comments
A whole lot of Bat-universe goodness this week.
Batman and Robin #12 ($1.99)
The final part of Batman vs. Robin, featuring the return of The Clown Prince of Crime himself. Oh it’s a real scream heh heh HA!
Batman Beyond Volume 4 #5 ($2.99)
Trouble is brewing at Wayne-Powers, and Terry goes to find a just released from prison Paxton Powers to see what Powers knows about it.
Birds of Prey Volume 1 #117 ($1.99)
Misfit and Manhunter are taken prisoner and Oracle relocates the team in…
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