A New York Times bestselling Graphic Novel!"A Batman who laughs is a Batman who always wins."He unleashed the Dark Multiverse in the epic series Dark Nights: Metal. Now superstar writer Scott Snyder reunites with acclaimed artist Jock (Batman: Black Mirror) to set that evil alternate reality's deadliest denizen loose in Gotham City--and the original Dark Knight will never be the same!Half Batman. Half Joker. Combining everything that makes the Caped Crusader a hero and the Clown Prince a killer, the Batman Who Laughs is the Dark Multiverse's deadliest criminal mastermind. Now he's come to Gotham to turn Bruce Wayne's home into an incubator for evil.And he hasn't come alone. Emerging from another of the Dark Multiverse's myriad realities comes the Grim Knight. This vicious vigilante will use any weapon at his disposal to ensure those he has marked for death stay down.A war like no other--a war of the Batmen--has begun. As Batman's closest friends, deadliest enemies, and doppelg&aauml;ngers from across the Multiverse get caught in the crossfire, only one question remains: Who will have the last laugh?Discover the answer in The Batman Who Laughs--a terrifying reimagining of one of comics' greatest heroes--and villains--from the premier Batman writer of our time!Collects the full seven-issue miniseries and the one-shot special issue The Batman Who Laughs: The Grim Knight. von Snyder, Scott
Scott Snyder is a #1 New York Times best-selling writer and one of the most critically acclaimed scribes in all of comics. His works include Batman, All-Star Batman, Batman: Eternal, Superman Unchained, American Vampire, and Swamp Thing. He has also been published in Zoetrope, Tin House, One Story, Epoch, Small Spiral Notebook, and other journals, and has a short story collection, Voodoo Heart, which was published by Dial Press. He teaches at Columbia University and Sarah Lawrence University and lives in New York with his wife, Jeanie, and his son, Jack Presley.Jock is the pseudonym of British comics artist Mark Simpson, best known for his work with Andy Diggle on the cult British comic 2000 AD and Vertigo's The Losers. He has also illustrated stunning covers for DC Comics titles including Batman, Nightwing, and Catwoman, as well as interior art for Swamp Thing and John Constantine, Hellblazer from Vertigo.