Batman/Superman has been getting increasingly intense in current weeks. The World’s Finest have began to put their plan to cease The Batman Who Laughs into motion, however there may be all the time another horror ready in the wings when it comes to that villain. Batman/Superman #three exhibits how these preliminary plans ended up going sideways due to different components that the heroes could not have accounted for. The endgame for this arc was all the time going to revolve round extra than simply the twisted model of Batman. The Secret Six have been teased time and again as this run has developed, and it appears to be like like readers will lastly get a take a look at this complete lineup in the subsequent challenge. For these impatient to see who will probably be turned to The Batman Who Laughs’ facet, look no additional than this week’s challenge. *Spoilers for Batman/Superman #three are forward!*
So, Superman contaminated himself with the evil model of his accomplice’s toxin in an effort to study what the plan The Batman Who Laughs is concocting. Now, this took the stalwart hero deep beneath the Hall of Justice the place Batman had been conserving the villain locked up. Superman had to free him as a part of their feint. Then, issues actually go haywire. Blue Beetle is subtly corrupted over the course of the battle and mentions his regret at being seen as a sidekick all this time. The younger hero, now beneath the darkish Batman’s management, helps the villain take over the headquarters and ensnares the veteran group. Now, the Batman Who Laughs is preparing for his endgame, going through off with Lex Luthor.
Earlier on this arc, Batman and Superman bought a style of what Shazam may do with the energy supplied by the Batman Who Laughs. That proved to be an excessive amount of for them as Batman was hit by the wizard’s lightning and Superman had to fly down to save him. With each Blue Beetle and Shazam already in the fold, who else may very well be part of the six? Whoever this twisted particular person chooses, you may guess they are going to be formidable in his beef with Lex Luthor.
Everything in the “Year of the Villain” has led up to this level as many characters are being positioned to have some function to play in the upcoming Doom War. The insignia of the Legion of Doom lit up the sky on this week’s challenge of Batman/Superman, identical to it has over the final couple of weeks in numerous DC titles. No one is aware of precisely what Luthor is up to, however you may guess that he didn’t assist all of those villains with out anticipating payback in return.
Luthor would do properly not to underestimate The Batman Who Laughs although. This is the similar man who worn out the complete Justice League from his actuality in a single fell swoop. That included taking out the Superman from that universe in one among the most brutal methods possible. While additionally calling again to The Dark Knight Returns in the act of doing it. The Batman Who Laughs is not going to cease till he achieves his targets both, and no matter he has deliberate might be terrifying.