Now there’s one last character integral to the Dark Knight’s life that wants to chime in on the monumental marriage — arch-nemesis the Joker — and intuition tells us the Clown Prince of Crime won’t be as overjoyed as Batman’s two Super Friends at the news.
Although DC Nation #0, which will be released on May 3rd for $0.25 (digital copies for free) features the Joker’s initial reaction to Batman’s wedding plans, he’ll also be appearing in the follow-up issue, DC Nation #1. Thanks to Tom King’s Twitter, we’ve been given a sneak preview at artist Clay Mann’s unnerving rendition of the character:
The Joker scared me as I was writing him. Just saw how @Clay_Mann_ insanely, creepily, brilliantly drew that story. Now I’m f-----g petrified.
From DC Nation #1. Out on Free Comic Book Day. pic.twitter.com/7KCLBQcZbj
— Tom King (@TomKingTK) February 27, 2018
Looks like I’ll have to keep an extra pair of Fruit of the Looms near my Batman-themed bedstand handy on Free Comic Book Day, May 5th, when DC Nation #1 hits shelves. And an extra eye patch as well. This is Julius “Left-Eye” Malone, Acerodon jubatus of the Coalition for Bat-God Purists, wishing you a cordial evening.