Batman proved to be so popular that a selftitled ongoing comic book series began publication with a cover date of spring 1940. Batman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero batman as its main protagonist. This batman comics price guide will help you to value all the early issues of batman comics, the series which began in 1940. Made funnier and at the same time, heartbreaking when you remember the jokers last words in batman. Batman beyond was an enjoyable series, but not as good as batman. Mar 23, 2012 the answer, quite honestly, is a bit of a letdown and requires a bit of comic book logic to fully appreciate, but, setting that aside, the power of return of the joker truly lies in how it illuminates some of the more intriguing aspects of the original batman character, the obsession that he and the joker have for one another, and what the. It is set in the continuity of the animated series batman beyond, in which bruce wayne has retired from crime fighting, giving the mantle of batman to highschool. However, batman mans the batmobile from the 1989 film. You dont particularly need to know about batman beyond to watch and enjoy this film and probably will like it better than the series since it isnt entirely set in the future. Return of the joker presents some of the best aspects of both worlds and is a pretty dark story which adds to the fun. Batman beyond is a comic book series featuring the fictional character terry mcginnis as batman and based on the animated television series of the same name. Made funnier and at the same time, heartbreaking when you remember the joker s last words in batman.
The edited version of the cartoon does lack the punch of the pg directors cut but. Over the past 25 years, many diehard fans have repeatedly said that the true voices of batman and the joker belong to kevin conroy and mark hamill, respectively. Batman beyond definitely exceeded my expectations, and this movie went beyond that. Upon its initial release, the movie sparked some controversy among batman beyond fans because of lastminute edits that toned down the violence level. And even though batman beyond provided a definitive final chapter for bruce waynes story, dc comics saw fit to make the futuristic tv series and comic books. The heroes batman knew have failed, the world he knew has. Its gotham city in the 21st century, with earthshattering questions. The movie was not released in theaters, and was instead delivered directly to home video by warner brothers animation studios. Return of the joker on the game boy color, gamefaqs has 2 faqs game guides and walkthroughs, 5 cheat codes and secrets. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comic con new york comic con sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Terry mcginnis has returned from the dead and attempting to return to his old life. Return of the joker the sleeker, deadlier and seemingly immortal clown prince of crime is back with his own unique brand of havoc and mayhem.
The game was released to coincide with the film of the same name, and is. In the year 2018 a teenager named terry mcginnis stumbles upon bruce wayne, and the bat cave, swipes the modified bat suit, and now fights crime as. It has been graded by mycomicshops experienced graders. Return of the joker i was thinking of getting return of the joker, but im a bit confused. Dean stockwell was cast as an adult tim drake, being inspired by one of his. Return of the joker last edited by aphillips17 on 041919 08. Weve all learned that in the future gotham city of batman beyond, young terry mcginnis has assumed the mantle of the bat.
It was first advertised in early april 1940, one month after the first. Shehulk, spiderman, iron man, captain america, tayo, venom, thanos backhoe toy. Return of the joker is a 2000 american directtovideo superhero. Return of the joker also known as batman of the future. Escaping the grave is a dc comics terry mcginnis has returned from the dead and attempting to return to his old life. But the game just insults it, if you are a true lover of batman beyond and loved the movie like i did, you will probably hate this game, even. Return of the joker is a worthwhile venture for those who enjoyed batman beyond but also good for those who just like comic book movies. A death that took place after joker had tortured and brainwashed tim drake, but failed to corrupt him. Sep, 2014 in the year 2018 a teenager named terry mcginnis stumbles upon bruce wayne, and the bat cave, swipes the modified bat suit, and now fights crime as the newest dark knight, batman beyond. However, the real story here is kristopher carter, who scored this collection and certainly merged classic moviemaking scoring with smatterings of hard rock and.
A featurelength adaptation of batman beyond, the dcau series focusing on terry mcginnis, batman of a future gotham who is being mentored by the original. The answer, quite honestly, is a bit of a letdown and requires a bit of comic book logic to fully appreciate, but, setting that aside, the power of return of the joker truly lies in how it illuminates some of the more intriguing aspects of the original batman character, the obsession that he and the joker have for one another, and what the. The joker has seemingly returned, as maniacally evil as ever. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.
Return of the joker, following the apparent resurrection of the clown prince of crime in neogotham, and flashing back to the joker s presumed death years earlier. Initially portrayed as a violent sociopath who murders people for his own amusement, the joker later in the 1940s. Jokercrispen glover ive always felt that glover would be a great joker and deserved a shot at the role. While the joker s death in the flashback was pretty dark, it was funny how his last words in the uncut version of the film were thats not funny. Batman beyond return of the joker 2001 books graphic. This feature length entry in the batman beyond mythos sends off the mark hamillvoiced joker in thrilling fashion, hitting the same caped. It has appeared in various dc comics publications, including a sixissue miniseries from 1999, a 24issue series running from 1999 to 2001, the hush arc by dc comics in 2010, and an eightissue series in 2011. The look on jokers face when he says that last part makes it a hundred times funnier. Return of the joker soundtrack is no exception and is in fact betther than any film score ive heard before. The animated series, both men have gone on to reprise their roles in various forms of media, be they directtovideo animated films such as batman beyond. Batman terry mcginnis to the jokerz its a school night, boys and girls. A short comic novelization of the batman beyond movie.
Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comic con sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. While the jokers death in the flashback was pretty dark, it was funny how his last words in the uncut version of the film were thats not funny. I hate to say it, but i think your little robins turned into a bitter old crow. Sep 28, 2016 the bulk of that story is contained in the animated feature film batman beyond. Unlike that game, which was based on the 1989 batman film by tim burton, return of the joker is entirely selfcontained and based more on the modern comic book iteration of batman. The original dvd was fullscreen, but people were mad so they did another version that. Terry must battle the original dark knights newlyreturned arch enemy, the joker. Return of the joker known in europe as batman of the future. We will preorder your items within 24 hours of when they become available. The joker the real one returns in this weeks batman. It also received a handheld version as a beltscrolling beatemup on the game boy color. Return of the joker, the first feature length batman beyond movie. Batman beyond return of the joker 2001 comic books. When new books are released, well charge your default payment method for the lowest price available during the preorder period.
Return of the joker meshes the classic world of batman the animated series with the new futuristic version found in batman beyond. Return of the joker is an animated film that was released on december 12, 2000. The movie format allowed some things to happen that could have never happened in the tv showthe ten minute flashback showing the joker s torture of robin, and the terrifying grotesque skeletons grin forced onto tims face as a result. The joker makes his grand return, but this time to the batman beyond univers. Return of the joker and not to be confused with batman. They are joined by michael rosenbaum of smallville as ghoul, one of jokers henchmen, and melissa joan. And kind of like the kid who peeks at his christmas presents, i must admit.
At last, batman beyond gets his own ongoing series in the definitive future of the dcu. The comic book series is based in the world established during the batman beyond tv series far in the future in a gotham city now called. But i think if he would be any joker, he would be a perfect batman beyond joker. Return of the joker full comic online free and high quality. From brent spiner to mark hamill, some great actors have given a voice to dcs iconic joker. Return of the joker is about as dark and violent as family animation can get. Return of the joker also features the voice talents of melissa joan hart and angie harmon.
While joker was a serious and dark comic book movie, the movie did spawn several hilarious memes. The joker makes his grand return, but this time to the batman beyond universe. To be truthful, this movie isnt completely orchastra though, several of the tracks have lyrics, if not in the foreground, in the background. However, it was eventually released on dvd in an uncut format. It runs for 77 minutes and the story revolves around batman and the joker, two. The addition of kenny wayne shepherd for the end title theme is certainly noteworthy to his fans, as is staticxs appearance for crash to theirs. Return of the joker is a 2000 american directtovideo superhero mystery animated film featuring the comic book superhero batman and his archenemy, the joker. The joker is a supervillain and the archenemy of batman. Batman beyond return of the joker is an amazing movie. Kevin conroy and will friedle return to their tv roles, with mark hamill making a return as the joker. I like it when cartoons arent afraid to get dark without being too dark for kids.
Jun 28, 2017 written by dan jurgens, batman beyond volume 1. Return of the joker in europe is a scrolling beat em up video game, released by ubisoft for game boy color, playstation and nintendo 64. It also happens to be the best interpretation of the character since the batman. While the story does, indeed, follow the heir to the dark knights throne batman beyond anyone who is familiar with the revamped series will know how. With the justice league missing and without bruce to guide him, this new batman will need to explore this bizarre world on his own while fighting to raise humanity from an opponent thats already won. Return of the joker it is no laughing matter when the greatest villain of all comes out of the past to threaten batman, bruce wayne and all of gotham in batman beyond. Behind all the sturmandbatarangs, youre just a little boy in a playsuit crying for mommy and daddy. Writer darren vincenzo artist craig rousseau the comic is in low grade very goodfine 5. Return of the joker is a 3d superhero beatemup developed by kemco and published by ubisoft for the sony playstation and nintendo 64 on december, 2000. The look on joker s face when he says that last part makes it a hundred times funnier. Adapted from the animated film, batman, bruce wayne and their allies must unravel the mysterious return of the dark knights eternal foe. Ive been working on this for about 1 12 months, and i feel that this is the finest fancast ive done.
Terry must battle the original dark knights newlyreturned arch enemy, the joker puzzling both terry and bruce is the fact that joker seems not to have aged at all over the years. The joker is a master criminal with a clownlike appearance, and is considered one of the most infamous criminals within gotham city. Hmmi dont remember dick having a daughter in other batman beyondverse stories. The greatest villain of all comes out of the past to threaten batman, bruce wayne and all of gotham city in batman beyond.192 953 1363 1188 134 842 378 1323 1442 298 929 84 21 326 1409 622 545 973 245 177 686 387 854 146 226 1308 848 1039 1212 156 327 1324 1087 916 804