Preview: Detective Comics #1026 – “The Joker War” Tie-In

Article by Steve J. Ray

DC have kindly let us have a sneak peek at Detective Comics #1026! This incredible “Joker War” ti-in will feature the return of a green, sewer dwelling fighting machine… but this ain’t no turtle!

Gimme some Killer Croc, and make it snappy!

Sorry.

Here’s the full scoop, direct from DC:

KILLER CROC TAKES THE JOKER WAR INTO THE SEWERS IN DETECTIVE COMICS #1026!

On August 25, writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Kenneth Rocafort take “The Joker War” underground in Detective Comics #1026, a tie-in to the event that will change the lives of The Dark Knight, his allies, and his enemies forever!

DC’s got your first look here, spotlighting Rocafort’s incredible art!

As “The Joker War” rages on, the casualties are mounting, and the underground residents of Gotham City must deal with the devastating effects of the Joker toxin that’s been pumped into the city’s old tunnel system. Batman must risk everything to guide them to safety, but a familiar face has mobilized these forgotten souls to rise up in anger… and Killer Croc takes no prisoners!

DETECTIVE COMICS #1026

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT

Card stock variant cover by LEE BERMEJO

ON SALE 08.25.20

$3.99 US| 32 PAGES

CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99

After battling in the sewers, will Batman still come out smelling of roses? There’s no doubt in my mind that this story’s gonna have bite, and weigh heavily on the scales of justice. Batman’s heading for a reptile dysfunction, and no mistake.

I’d better leave it there, or I may land myself in a ton a trouble.

See you later alligators, in a while croc… no, I’m stopping now, I promise. My meds await me in Arkham Asylum.

Images and Press Release Courtesy of DC Entertainment


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Steve J Ray

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