Comics

The Joke That Came True

Dodano: 14 December 2016 | Michał Chudoliński

“Batman. The Killing Joke”, now and then Author: Michał Chudoliński Translated by: Sebastian Kownacki One of the most popular comic books on Gotham’s Dark Knight is about to be adapted for an animated series, the first installment to be R-Rated. The cult story by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland, which is considered a part of […]

Blinded by Freedom – About The Killing Joke

Dodano: 17 August 2016 | Michał Chudoliński

Blinded by Freedom Blessed are those who can laugh on thyself, for they shall have the laugh until thy day will come. I thought that everything about “The Killing Joke” has already been said; the topic seemed completely worn-out. I have never been so wrong… The critics’ accusations of shallowness and simplicity of “Batman: The […]

Alan Grant: Scottish Connection

Dodano: 26 August 2013 | Michał Chudoliński

The author of the article is Łukasz Chmielewski. You can learn more about the author here. Alan Grant is a Scottish comic book writer who in the 80s and 90s shaped the Dark Knight character. Under the guise of a superhero comic he would often sneak in his remarks concerning current social problems, politics, culture etc. to present […]

Chuck Dixon – Master craftsman

Dodano: 10 July 2013 | Michał Chudoliński

The author of the article is Łukasz Chmielewski. You can learn more about the author here. So far, he has not created a graphic novel of the calibre comparable to The Dark Knight Returns or Watchmen. But if ever there is a need for a writer who works quickly and who is able to fill the next issue with swift action, good dialogues and interesting characters to boot – […]

Who is who in the world of Batman

Dodano: 5 June 2013 | Michał Chudoliński

The author of the article is Łukasz Chmielewski. You can find out more about the author here. During over seventy years since his creation Batman has found several faithful friends and many fierce enemies. Feeling a bit lost? Here is a brief guide to the world of Batman: characters worth knowing, some of those one […]

Seventy-four years of Batman

Dodano: 29 May 2013 | Michał Chudoliński

The author of the article is Łukasz Chmielewski. You can find out more about the author here. For the first time he appeared in a comic book in May 1939, in the issue 27 of Detective Comics, a series featuring exactly what the name suggests. At the time nobody expected that the hero of the […]

The Riddle of Edward Nygma

Dodano: 27 May 2013 | Michał Chudoliński

The author of the article is Jerzy Rzymowski (JeRzy), the editor of the commentary column in the monthly magazine Nowa Fantastyka since 2006.   Edward Nygma – The Riddler – one of the most interesting Batman’s adversaries, and a character with enormous, but squandered potential. The Riddler is most often associated with his compulsion to ask riddles and […]

Bill Finger in the shadow of the Bat

Dodano: 22 May 2013 | Michał Chudoliński

The author of the article is Konrad Dębowski – a longtime comic book fan, editor of evil-manga.com and student of Cultural Studies at the AGH UST in Cracow, Poland. Every day dozens of Jewish immigrants’ children would enter the immense edifice of DeWitt Clinton High School to obtain education in this prestigious institution. Among its graduates […]

No Man’s Land

Dodano: 13 May 2013 | Michał Chudoliński

The author of the article is Lukasz Chmielewski. You can find more about him here. This is undoubtedly one of the best Batman comic books published in the ’90s. Even though it is based on an idea borrowed form a classic John Carpenter film Escape From New York, combined with the bat mythology, the story […]

Batman by Jim Starlin

Dodano: 3 May 2013 | Michał Chudoliński

The author of the article is Lukasz Chmielewski. You can find more about him here. The eighties were more than a festival of shoulder pads, peculiar pop music and the Miami Vice TV show craze. In comics this period was a time of gradual evolution of graphic stories from a children’s and teenage pastime into […]