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DC Comics: Super-Villains: The Complete Visual History by Daniel Wallace

By Daniel Wallace

As any comics fan understands, an excellent Hero is not anything with out a invaluable foe to conflict. for each Batman there should be a super-villain just like the Joker, and for each Superman a Lex Luthor. This deluxe ebook celebrates approximately 80 years of compellingly corrupt characters from the DC Universe’s outstanding gallery of super-villains. From the Penguin to Harley Quinn and Doomsday to basic Zod, DC Comics: Super-Villains explores the tale of those cherished baddies via new interviews with acclaimed writers and artists, together with Jim Lee, Mike Carlin, Dan DiDio, and Chuck Dixon. Charting the dynamic means within which DC Comics evildoers have developed through the years, the ebook brings jointly some of the best super-villain paintings from the DC Comics records. additionally that includes a foreword through filmmaker and comedian publication author Kevin Smith, and an unique hide illustrated by means of acclaimed artist Phil Jimenez, DC Comics: Super-Villains is the final word social gathering of the nefarious DC Comics characters that lovers like to hate.

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But that didn’t stop Mxyzptlk from returning, and he eventually adopted a new look with an orange jumpsuit and wild tufts of white hair. As a comedic villain, Mxyzptlk served as an outlet for laughs while challenging writers to come up with new ways of tricking the trickster and sending him back to his fifth-dimensional homeworld of Zrfff. “The original stories were much simpler, grounded in science fiction and fantasy,” says Dan DiDio, who points out that Mxyzptlk’s wizard-like ability to restructure reality is a puzzle that Superman can’t solve through punching.

An excellent swimmer and a patient hunter, Croc stalks the sewers beneath Gotham City and hungrily devours human prey. “He’s dangerous,” says Chuck Dixon. “He’s an outcast from society. ” OPPOSITE: Killer Croc has Batman right where he wants him. [Art by Jim Lee and Scott Williams, Batman, Vol. 1, #610] ABOVE: Croc stomps confi dently through his dark domain. [Art by Francis Portela, Batman and Robin, Vol. 4: Killer Croc] TOP RIGHT: Killer Croc amid the skulls of his victims. [Art by Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray, and John Kalisz, Batman and Robin, Vol.

Despite her history of backstabbing, Poison Ivy is motivated by her defense of the natural world and as such she is rarely painted as irredeemable. She is close with Harley Quinn, their relationship originating in Batman: The Animated Series. Poison Ivy, Harley, and Catwoman starred in the series Gotham City Sirens, while the 1997 movie Batman & Robin saw the character captured through actress Uma Thurman’s playful portrayal. In the comics, Poison Ivy isn’t entirely human and her motives only make sense to those who share her flora-hybridized DNA.

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