Joker's Asylum: Penguin #1

    Joker's Asylum: Penguin » Joker's Asylum: Penguin #1 - He Who Laughs Last...! released by DC Comics on September 2008.

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    He Who Laughs Last...! last edited by pikahyper on 08/28/18 10:07AM View full history

    The life of the Penguin unfolds as the Joker gives readers a look at Oswald Cobblepot's life from youth to present.

    The Joker tells a story of The Penguin's life from when he was a child and of him recently.

    As a child he was laughed at by the girls at his school, so he tried to get revenge by unleashing his birds on the girls which began to scratch and bite them. After thinking that he had gotten his revenge, the girls attacked him with baseball bats. Seeking comfort from his birds he goes to stroke one which in turn bites him and in a fit of rage Cobblepot murders the bird.

    In his later life Cobblepot rescues a young woman from being sold and begins to fall in love with her, but after she finds out that he has killed people, he sends her back.



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    Respect the Bird 0

    If there's a major Batman villain you don't respect, it's probably The Penguin. I know, I was there once. If there's one Penguin comic you need to read, it's this one. You will learn both sympathy AND respect for the Penguin all in one tale, and that's pretty damn impressive.Joker's framing scene is even better than in his own tale, but to be fair, Joker needed no flair to introduce himself, his actions and being speak for themselves. Well ok, this issue doesn't enter with a bang, but a perfect ...

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