BATMAN #96 Preview: Clownhunter Joins “Joker War”

After all the anticipation and buildup, “Joker War” is finally upon us. DC Comics has released a preview of the storyline’s second chapter in Batman #96, which also teases more information on the new character Clownhunter.

Here’s the lowdown and preview art:

With apologies to The Grateful Dead, The Dark Knight goes on his own “Long Strange Trip” and the mysterious Clownhunter is revealed in the pages of Batman #96, part two of “The Joker War,” by James Tynion IV, with art by Jorge Jimenez. Here’s your first look!

Reeling from the effects of the worst Joker toxin attack ever, Batman is on the run through Gotham City, pursued by the dark shadows and voices that haunt is past and present! As The Joker’s plan materializes, the only person who can save him from the brink of true madness is… Harley Quinn?

Plus, who is the mysterious figure known as Clownhunter?

BATMAN #96 (“The Joker War, Part Two)

Written by James Tynion IV

Art by Jorge Jimenez

Cover by Guillem March

Card stock variant cover by Francesco Mattina

1:25 Clownhunter card stock variant cover by Jorge Jimenez

On Sale Tuesday, August 4, 2020

$3.99 US/32 Pages

Card stock variant cover $4.99 US

Kevin Sharp
Kevin Sharp
From alternating Batman & Green Lantern as childhood Halloween costumes, to getting punched in my adolescent heart by Love & Rockets, to playing convention sidekick to the legendary Len Wein, I feel like the comics medium & characters are part of my DNA.