Saying that something is a “race against the clock” for Batman in order to save Gotham City and the world as we know it sounds cliche, but it’s sadly a fact of life for the denizens of what is arguably the most dangerous city in both the DC Comics Universe and comics at large. Things are no different in Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s Batman #38, which takes us into part four of the Joker’s surprising and increasingly deadly return in “Endgame.”Before you pick up the thrilling issue on Wednesday, take a look at our exclusive preview that finds Batman hot on the trail of an ailing Jim Gordon. When he finds the Commissioner, however, he gets more than he bargained for…
Here’s the official synopsis: “‘Endgame’ part 4. The Joker is back! This time, no more funny stuff. And in the backup story, five Arkham Asylum escapees share their encounters with The Joker!”
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Batman #38 is available on Wednesday, January 28.