Jake’s Take at the Movies: Batman: The Killing Joke (2016 film)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com “All it takes is one bad day to reduce the sanest man to lunacy. That’s how far the world is where I am. Just one bad day.”- The Joker, The Killing Joke (1988) The Clown Prince of Crime uttered that offensive line to his arch-rival, Batman, in Alan Moore and Brian […]

Jake’s Take: San Diego Comic-Con 2016 (Friday Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com To quote YouTube singer Rebecca Black: (Singing voice): “It’s Friday! Friday! It’s Friday, Friday Gotta get down on Friday Everybody’s lookin’ forward to the weekend, weekend Friday, Friday Gettin’ down on Friday Everybody’s lookin’ forward to the weekend”  (End of singing voice) It’s Day Two of the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con! […]

Batman 75: The Essential Batman Stories

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com My celebration of the Caped Crusader’s 75th Birthday continues with a look back at the most crucial stories in Batman history. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (February to June 1986) Imagine a world where chaos rules and some of our greatest champions have disappeared into the shadows. Frank Miller and Klaus […]

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