Get Ready for New Batman Villain Punchline


A brand-new DC villain set to play a major role in Batman's life is already generating buzz and press interest...but who is Punchline? Writer James Tynion IV has teased her appearance in a few upcoming issues, but as of yet we don’t know much about the brand-new character! Here’s the breakdown of where you’ll be seeing her ahead of Batman #95’s “Joker War” storyline!

The mysterious new villain pops up on February 19 in a one-panel cameo in Batman #89 (DEC190444); art by Guillem March and Tomeu Morey:

One week later, Punchline makes her full-on debut as the Joker's latest—and deadliest—henchwoman in Year of the Villain: Hell Arisen#3 (DEC190434); art by Steve Epting & Javier Fernandez with color by Nick Filardi:

For a closer look, check out character designs by Jorge Jiménez! You’ll find his artwork in Batman #90 (JAN200509) on March 4 ahead of the launch of “Joker War” in May!

Finally, a sneak peek at Stanley “Artgerm” Lau’s variant cover for Batman #94, on shelves May 6!

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