By Daniel Wallace

As any comics fan is familiar with, a brilliant Hero is not anything with no valuable foe to conflict. for each Batman there should be a super-villain just like the Joker, and for each Superman a Lex Luthor. This deluxe booklet celebrates approximately 80 years of compellingly corrupt characters from the DC Universe’s notable gallery of super-villains. From the Penguin to Harley Quinn and Doomsday to common Zod, DC Comics: Super-Villains explores the tale of those cherished baddies via new interviews with acclaimed writers and artists, together with Jim Lee, Mike Carlin, Dan DiDio, and Chuck Dixon. Charting the dynamic approach during which DC Comics evildoers have developed during the years, the e-book brings jointly the superior super-villain artwork from the DC Comics files. additionally that includes a foreword through filmmaker and comedian ebook author Kevin Smith, and an unique disguise illustrated through acclaimed artist Phil Jimenez, DC Comics: Super-Villains is the last word social gathering of the nefarious DC Comics characters that enthusiasts like to hate.

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2002’s “Hush” storyline revealed that the Riddler had deduced Batman’s identity—an ultimately hollow victory. Sharing the secret with others would cheapen its value, something the Riddler could not allow. Writer Paul Dini discarded the Riddler’s trademark conundrums entirely and found a fresh angle on the character in “E. Nigma, Consulting Detective,” a story from Detective Comics #822 (October 2006). When a reformed Nigma hung out his shingle as a private investigator, he discovered a new way to beat Batman at his own game.

At least six hundred years old, Ra’s al Ghul’s lifespan is sustained by mystical Lazarus Pits that reverse the effects of age and restore the dead to life. He has seen the rise and fall of countless kings, and has concluded that humanity’s stupid, self-destructive actions will bring about the destruction of the natural world if left unchecked. Ra’s al Ghul believes he can restore the planet’s ecological balance through plagues and natural disasters that exterminate most of the world’s population.

The Dark Knight has mastered countless fields of study both physical and intellectual—the Riddler excels at only one. But to his credit, his peculiar obsession has brought him tantalizingly close to besting Batman. FAR LEFT: The Riddler stays on his toes in this early cover. [Art by Carmine Infantino and Murphy Anderson, Batman, Vol. 1, #171] LEFT: With his suit, tie, and cane, the Riddler is a well-dressed rogue. [Art by Guillem March, Batman, Vol. 2: The Riddler] OPPOSITE: When deep in thought, Edward Nigma is a dangerous man.

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