Not Opposites – Batman and the Joker

It seems obvious that a hero needs his greatest enemy to be his opposite equal. Someone who can match the hero in every way, but their goals, methods, and even personalities are as close to opposite as possible. But, this is not the case with Batman and the Joker. Yes, it has been said that … Continue reading Not Opposites – Batman and the Joker

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The Joker’s Backstory (My Theory)

Joker is easily my favorite fictional character, of any franchise, of all time. Since DC has never 'officially' released any backstory for the Joker, I've come up with my own theory. DC seems to allow others to create their own origin story (such as The Killing Joke, and Tim Burton's 1989 movie Batman), but since no official … Continue reading The Joker’s Backstory (My Theory)

My Thoughts on Batman

There couldn’t be a greater superhero franchise than Batman. It’s not just because he’s cool. It goes much, much deeper than that. I’ll list some reasons, saving the best for last. The most human superhero with the most human supervillains. Batman doesn’t have any superpowers, and same goes with most of his villains. The characters … Continue reading My Thoughts on Batman