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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Genesis of Arkham Knight Revealed in Issue #1

Fans of one of the most popular video games and Batman in general have reason to be ecstatic. DC Comics has launched an extension of Arkham Knight in the form of a monthly series. If issue 1of Batman: Arkham Knight - Genesis is an example of things to come, you can expect an explosive and energetic experience to add to your already packed schedule of Bat-books to read.

Witness the birth of Gotham City’s newest villain, the Arkham Knight. What sort of hell could create such a driven and talented techno-criminal? Why does his costume mirror that of Gotham City’s Caped Crusader? The answers lie within the pages of Batman: Arkham Knight – Genesis#1.

Even if it is short-lived, it's nice to witness the Rat Catcher get some love in Batman: Arkham Knight – Genesis #1. It's interesting to see how DC aligns all its properties to complement each other in one way or another. You can't help but make comparisons between the lead character's costume here and the one Jim Gordon wears as Batcop.

Issue #1 of Batman: Arkham Knight – Genesis is rated T for Teen. It contains violence and gore, profanity, and frightening and intense scenes. There are some pretty dark and bloody moments found within the book.

Batman: Arkham Knight – Genesis #1 is an excellent place to start even if you don't play the game. The issue throws you straight into the action before jumping into the backstory of this universe's Jason Todd. Peter J. Tomasi has once again fashioned a remarkable and engrossing debut accompanied by the fabulous handiwork of artist Alisson Borges. Here's another solid Batman title to add to your pull list for the next six months.

Batman: Arkham Knight – Genesis #1 is available now in print and Kindle editions.