The Joker Comes to Life: Batman Artist Stuns with a Spot-on Cosplay for Comic Con

Jorge Jimenez, a Batman artist, poses as Joker Joker at Madrid Comic Pop-Up and smiles for pictures with Punchline fans, creators, and cosplayers.

Batman Jorge Jimenez moves from drawing the Joker to becoming the villain.

At the weekend’s Madrid Comic Pop-Up, the popular DC illustrator, who has been credited with other comics such as Super Sons and Justice League, dressed in the role of the Clown Prince of Crime himself. He was at the convention alongside the Punchline cosplayer alongside him. Photos posted via Twitter show Jimenez wearing a purple three-piece suit, bright green shirt, and purple bowtie while wearing Joker makeup and dyed green hair. The singer wore the look while signing autographs, penciled sketches, and posing with his fans and fellow creators.

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Jimenez as well as his former creative partner, James Tynion IV, together in one picture. Tynion’s tenure began with DC’s ongoing Batman series #85, while Jimenez was Batman’s primary artist for “Joker War” and the subsequent issues. They came up with new characters to join Batman and created new characters for Batman’s mythos. They also collaborated on the creation of Punchline, Clownhunter, and Ghost Maker.

Tynion was the last of Tynion to leave Dark Knight to concentrate on creator-owned comics. Jimenez’s last issue was not Batman117. Jimenez returned to Batman, replacing Joshua Williamson as the series’ main illustrator. Zdarsky and Jimenez began their tenure as a creative team by releasing Batman issue #125, the start of the book’s “Failsafe” series.

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Batman puts Batman Dark Knight against a Robotic Nemesis

Batman has to face Failsafe, a robot Batman developed by Bruce Wayne. Failsafe was created by Bruce Wayne’s alternate character called Batman of Zur-En-Arrh. Batman of Zur-En-Arrh, in case Batman went rogue and began killing others. If the Penguin claimed to be dead and was later framed by Batman for murder, Failsafe was activated to put the Caped Crusader down.

Jimenez will be taking a break from the title after the “Failsafe arc” concludes with Batman #130. Beginning with Batman #131 until Batman #134 The artist Mike Hawthorne will be filling in for Jimenez as the series’ artist. DC Chief Creative Officer Jim Lee revealed at New York Comic Con 2022 that Batman will receive new variant covers that are penciled by Joe Quesada (ex-Marvel Editor-in-Chief), specifically designed for Batman Batman 1132 and Batman 1132.

As of the time of writing, Batman #130 is the next issue planned to release from the title. The issue will be available on December. 6 from DC Comics, with Zdarsky as the writer and Jimenez as the artist.

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