Batman’s new neighbors hate his guts DC’s latest Dark Knight comic

Batman is broke. However billionaires don’t go broke like the rest people. Bruce Wayne might have needed to vacate magnificent Wayne Manor, however he handled to swing a trendy brownstone in Gotham appropriate with adequate space for a stripped-down satellite Batcave. There’s simply one issue: His next-door neighbors dislike him.

Well, really it’s not that much of an issue, because they’re all abundant assholes.

What else is taking place in the pages of our preferred comics? We’ll inform you. Invite to Monday Funnies, Polygon’s weekly list of the books that our comics editor enjoyed this previous week. It’s part society pages of superhero lives, part reading suggestions, part “look at this cool art.” There might be some spoilers. There might not suffice context. However there will be terrific comics. (And if you missed the last edition, read this.)


A reporter encounters an old man who laments the disruption Wayne’s celebrity has brought to his (expensive) neighborhood. “He’s not going to let anybody get the story of how one of the richest men on the planet lost it all and started slumming it in the city with the rest of the normal people.” “You call this slumming it?” the reporter responds, but says she can probably get a story out of how much his neighbors hate him, in Batman #106, DC Comics (2021).

Image: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez/DC Comics

For example, this one guy goes on a walk every day to look for gossip reporters to gripe to. As newly reformed vigilante Ghost-Maker tells Batman, he’s enraged by his greed. “You’re twice as rich as he is despite having just very publicly lost all of your money, and now he gets to be reminded of it every day.”

The therapist of the unkillable protagonist of BRZRKR asks him what caused his vital signs to spike in the field that day, as he remembers seeing the murder of a frightened child, in BRZRKR #1, Boom Studios (2021).

Image: Keanu reeves, MattKind, Ron Garney/Boom Studios

The first issue of Keanu Reeves’ long awaited Kickstarter darling BRZRKR is on shelves, and our own Charlie Hall quite liked it.

Wonder Woman twirls through the cosmic firmament, transforming from her godly raiment into the quilted armor of a norse warrior in Infinite Frontier #0, DC Comics (2021).

Image: Joshua Williamson, James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder, John Timms/DC Comics

The DC Universe is changed forever (again), and Infinite Frontier #0 is a rather charming and snappy one-shot issue summing up the new every day of the newly infinite DC Comics multiverse.

Also, it’s 2021 and Wonder Woman still spins to change outfits, which is terrific.

Javier and Ceci Santana rescue a young America Chavez from a floating piece of debris, in America Chavez: Made in the USA #1, Marvel Comics (2021).

Image: Kalinda Vazquez, Carlos Gómez/Marvel Comics (2021).

As the Marvel Cinematic Universe hurtles towards America Chavez’s big screen debut in Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness, Marvel Comics debuts the character’s newest solo miniseries from Kalinda Vazquez and Carlos Gómez. I wanted a second issue immediately after finishing the very first, in which America’s powers go haywire and she pays a visit to some brand-new characters: the caring household that took her in when she showed up on our Earth. Huge Superman vibes.

A trailer-hauling semi truck strung with lights pulls out of a small town. “All right everyone,” says its driver, as her brother pulls on a Daft Punk-style helmet, “Buckle up. Stay lit and sit.” Nocterra #1, Image Comics (2021).

Image: Scott Snyder, Tony S. Daniel/Image Comics

Scott Snyder’s most current initial series is Nocterra, about a kick-ass woman trucker who carries individuals and freight on an Earth where the sky turned black years earlier, and any organism left in the dark for more than 10 hours becomes a dreadful beast. Post-apocalypse stories loaded with almost real-science are type of ending up being Snyder’s thing, and Nocterra will likely be as unusual, weird, and action loaded as stories like Batman: Last Knight in the world or Undiscovered Nation.

Edo period interpretations of Psylocke and Wolverine (she is a wandering warrior, he is a dog) in Demon Days: X-Men #1.

Image: Peach Momoko, Zach Davisson/Marvel Comics

Japanese illustrator Peach Momoko’s Devil Days is an Edo Duration reimagining of Marvel staples, and, well, the art is simply to crave.

Goldie the baby gargoyle enjoys candy, snacks and sodas, with a bottlecap perched on his head like a hat, in The Dreaming: Waking Hours #8, DC Comics (2021).

Image: G. Willow Wilson, Nick Robles/DC Comics

Delighted Monday. Here’s a really naughty infant gargoyle.


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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.