The Joker has been mysteriously released from Arkham Asylum, and he's none too happy about what's happened to his Gotham City rackets while he's been "away." Briuan Azzarello and Lee Bermejo bring you the most terrifying Joker tale ever written!
Brian Azzarello has been writing comics professionally since the mid-1990s. He is the author of Jonny Double, Batman- Broken City and the Harvey and Eisner award-winning 100 Bullets, all created in collaboration with artist Eduardo Risso. The New York Times best-selling author's other work for DC includes the titles Hellblazer and Loveless (both with Marcelo Frusin), Batman- The Dark Knight- The Master Race (with Frank Miller, Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson), Superman- For Tomorrow (with Jim Lee), Joker and Luthor (both with Lee Bermejo), Sgt. Rock- Between Hell And A Hard Place (with Joe Kubert), Filthy Rich (with Victor Santos) and most recently the all-new ongoing series Wonder Woman (with Cliff Chiang). He also wrote the Richard Corben-illustrated graphic novels Cage and Banner for Marvel Comics.
An ink-dark series about consequence-free revenge. --New York Times Style Magazine
Disturbing, violent, oddly psychological and insanely wonderful. --USA Weekend The story has it all: flawed protagonists, dirty cops, conspiracy, guns and that big mistake that makes it all go wrong. --Chicago Tribune A meditation on money, power and morality ... for our money, the best current ongoing series. --Playboy If you liked The Dark Knight, Joker is a must-have for your bookshelf. --MTV.com A deeply disturbing and completely unnerving work, a literary achievement that takes its place right alongside Alan Moore's The Killing Joke. --IGN