Batman’s new DC villain Clownhunter has his personal goal: Harley Quinn

The latest vigilante at the streets of Gotham Town is Clownhunter, a teenage orphan who blames Batman for his folks’ deaths by the hands of the Joker. However most commonly, he hates the Joker.

He hates the Joker such a lot that he needs to kill everybody ever related to the Joker. And ever for the reason that supervillain referred to as upon Gotham electorate to place on Joker mask and pass all Purge on their neighbors — and lots of of them did — Clownhunter’s checklist of enemies has gotten very lengthy. However in Batman #102, he seems to be prioritizing a top profile goal: Harley Quinn herself.

What else is going on within the pages of our favourite comics? We’ll let you know. Welcome to Monday Funnies, Polygon’s weekly checklist of the books that our comics editor loved this previous week. It’s phase society pages of superhero lives, phase studying suggestions, phase “take a look at this cool artwork.” There could also be some spoilers. There is probably not sufficient context. However there might be nice comics. (And for those who neglected the ultimate version, learn this.)


Batman #102

“aw, look. the clown lady got herself an apartment,” says Clownhunter as he surveils Harley Quinn, “somebody should get her a real nice housewarming present,” in Batman #102, DC Comics (2020).

Symbol: James Tynion IV, Carlo Pagulayan/DC Comics

This isn’t going to finish smartly for somebody, however maximum of all Harley’s new landlord.

Marauders #14

“Death is the great change, and everything dies,” says Lady Saturnyne in Marauders #14, Marvel Comics (2020). Wolverine pops his claws and goes on the attack.

Symbol: Gerry Duggan, Benjamin Percy, Stefano Caselli/Wonder Comics

That is your frequently scheduled X of Swords replace: The entire sword bearers had a pleasant dinner dance in combination after which Wolverine stabbed Opal Luna Saturnyne, the Omniversal Majestrix, whilst announcing “Woman, the ones are some well-known ultimate phrases!” as a result of he’s the most productive at what he does.

A boy with antlers wanders through a forest, but the sky appears to be a strangely paneled ceiling, in Sweet Tooth: The Return #1, DC Comics (2020).

Symbol: Jeff Lemire, José Villarrubia/DC Comics

Candy Teeth: The Go back started as a reprise of the unique lauded Vertigo comics sequence, within the musical sense. The similar track, however a unique tone — a dear-headed boy in a woodland, however each the boy and the woodland are very other.

Thor #9

“Blake? Is that—” Stammers Loki, as a crazed Donald Blake steps out of a cloud of smoke. “No, he replies, not really.” in Thor #9, Marvel Comics (2020).

Symbol: Donny Cates, Nic Klein/Wonder Comics

The most recent Thor sequence continues its bouncing across the Thor mythos with the go back of Dr. Donald Blake, the sort-of-fake/sort-of-real man who’s Thor’s on-and-off regulate ego. Excluding now he’s been pushed mad by means of what was once to him centuries of imprisonment and has all of the powers of Thor. And he may have killed the International Serpent? Get able to determine.

DCeased: Lifeless Planet #5

Cassandra Cain/Batgirl is struck by magic lightning as she takes on the power of Shazam, in DCeased: Dead Planet #5, DC Comics (2020).

Symbol: Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine/DC Comics

I do know DCeased: Lifeless Planet is an alternative universe zombie apocalypse prequel tale, however, glance, I’m a easy lady. You give Cassandra Cain the ability of Shazam, and I put it within the roundup.

Guardians of the Galaxy #8

The Super Skrull threatens Marvel Boy with a pistol, but when he fires, the barrel of the gun rotates horizontally 180 degrees with a VRRRT, and then — KZWO — fires a laser blast through his eye. But he’s fine, because he’s a shapeshifter, in Guardians of the Galaxy #8, Marvel Comics (2020).

Symbol: Al Ewing, Marcio Takara/Wonder Comics

Rocket Raccoon’s investigation of homicide maximum foul goes smartly, however I particularly love this extraordinarily dumb gun that assassinates its wielder whether it is pointed at a Kree.

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