Talking with friends last night about the upcoming DC movies, I was saying it would have been interesting if they’d built their franchise villains-first. A bunch of horror movies or monster movies featuring characters like Clayface, Man-Bat, Parasite, Cheetah, Killer Croc, focusing on the villains’ tragic backstories and revenge plots, with the heroes playing a limited role and only really showing their stuff during the climax. Twenty minutes of Batman at the end of “Dark Knight: Clayface” but OH how you’d be anticipating those twenty minutes. Some mega-villain and a few pawns show up across all the movies to tie them together, and then, when you’ve got four or five under your belt, you’ve got a good roster of villains ready for a Justice League film.
BATGIRL #35 cover, 2014. I am taking over Batgirl starting in October! I’m co-writing with my friend Brenden Fletcher, doing covers and layouts for the amazing Babs Tarr, who will do finished art, and colours by the equally amazing Jordie Bellaire. New tone, new aesthetic, new costume, new everything. Really excited.