BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE Review – I Give It Two Indifferent Shrugs In Any Direction!

The Killing Joke is such a weird beast. Written in 1988 by a self-proclaimed wizard, Alan Moore, as a one-shot story that wasn't ever necessarily supposed to be part of continuity. The thing was, it ended up being so popular that DC decided to add it as an official entry. The reason that it was never supposed …

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Check Out This JOKER Fan Art Made by an Edgy 13 Year Old! Oh… Oh, Wait…

In celebration of the Joker's 75th birthday, director David Ayer released a photo of what the insufferable Jared Leto will look like in the upcoming Suicide Squad flick. It's certainly... Interesting? You know what? To hell with the niceties, this new design is terrible. It's the fucking worst, and it has given me more pause about …

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Ultimate Watchmen Discussions Episode 002- A Companion to “The Romanticism of the Watchmen” Series

Here's the second part of our limited podcast series, Ultimate Watchmen Discussions. On this episode we examine the character of Rorschach, and how he may actually be the "most" romantic character in Watchmen. If you'd like to download this episode, CLICK HERE. (Right Click To Save) Or, if you're an internet "creeper," just check this out: Follow …

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The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters: Rorschach, Romanticism, and Watchmen (Part II)

"When virtue has slept it will arise more vigorous." - Friedrich W. Nietzsche, Human All Too Human, 83 In the last section of this exploration we began to take a look at Alan Moore's graphic novel Watchmen as a work of Romantic literature, mainly pertaining to the character of Nite Owl II. As the first exploration …

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Ultimate Watchmen Discussions Episode 001- A Companion To “The Romanticism of Watchmen” Series

This is a new, limited series, that is meant to be a companion piece to the Romanticism of Watchmen articles that will be appearing on the site over the next few weeks. For every article, Sarah and Shaun will get together and talk about it to any depth they feel is necessary. If you'd like to read …

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Glaucus: Nite Owl II and the Romanticism of Watchmen

"Only one more word concerning the desire to teach the world what it ought to be. For such a purpose Philosophy at least always comes too late. Philosophy, as the thought of the world, does not appear until reality has complete its formative process, and made itself ready. History thus corroborates the teaching of the …

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