Peter Paltridge

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What has DC got in store for October? Apparently, lots and lots of books starring Batman’s villains. It’s truly their month, with several debuting within days of each other. Has Joker taken control of the DC printing facilities? Or is this a side effect of the Discovery merger thing? Is Joker working WITH Discovery? The horror…
In The Riddler: Year One, you can learn how Gotham’s lethal quizmaster came to be — but not THAT one. This is intended as a prequel to The Batman, and follows the Riddler from that movie, Edward Nashton. Six issues will reveal Ed’s backstory, written by Paul Dano and illustrated by Stevan Subic (making his US debut). The first of them goes on sale October 25.
It’s another Bad Day for one of Gotham’s rogues gallery, this time The Penguin. Pengie’s getting upstaged by a former ally, the Umbrella Man — he’s taken over his entire criminal enterprise, and unlike Penguin, he doesn’t operate under “rules.” Batman doesn’t want to help Penguin, but he has to admit...

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