Joker's Asylum: The Joker #1
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Joker's Asylum: The Joker #1

Event\Storyline: Joker's Asylum Writer: Arvid Nelson Artist: Alex Sanchez Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 2, 2008 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
5.6Critic Rating
10User Rating

The Joker hijacks an on-air game show, posing as its host and threatening to kill the contestants if they don't answer absurdly difficult questions.

  • 8.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Ben Berger Jul 10, 2008

    Sadly, I feel consistency may be tough to find in this series since a new creative takes over for the next issue. From the perspective of making deadlines, I get it, but it's almost a sure thing that the overall story will suffer since each team will probably have a new take on The Joker. There's a lot of good work in this issue, for what it's worth, and I'm excited to read more about Arkham's best, seen in the eyes of Arkham's worst. Read Full Review

  • 3.1
    IGN - Dan Phillips Jul 2, 2008

    The art is equally as troubling as Nelson's writing. Artist Alex Sanchez's rough and sketchy art isn't rough and sketchy in a provocative, stylistic way. It's sloppy, ugly to look at and seems rather rushed. This is not a good comic, and I can only hope the proceeding one-shots offer far more in terms of quality and intelligence than we find here. Read Full Review

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