Danny DeVito makes his return to Gotham in DC Comics’ Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant #1

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Revealed back in August, Actor Danny DeVito would be reprising his role as The Penguin for the 80th Anniversary of Batman’s Rogues, which include The Penguin in this 100-Page ‘Giant’, Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant #1. In a story written by DeVito and illustrated by Artist Dan Mora, this story also co-stars Catwoman, another villain from the 1992 film titled Batman, Returns. The story is called “Bird Cat Love”, which the story is described as a Fun Heist/Romance. Fun fact, The Penguin made his debut in 1941’s Detective Comics #58.

  • Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant #1 Page One
  • Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant #1 Page Two
  • Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant #1 Page Three
  • Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant #1 Page Four
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But the best part about this Giant Collection? It includes stories of the most nefarious, evil, and cruelest in the DC Universe:

  • The Scarecrow: ‘The Fearless Man’ by writer/artist Wes Craig
  • Poison Ivy: ‘Ophiocordyceps Lamia’ by writer G. Willow Wilson and artist Emma Rios
  • Ra’s al Ghul: ‘Demon’s Game’ by writer by writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson and artist Riccardo Federici 
  • Talia al Ghul: ‘The Second Eye’ by writers Nadia Shammas and Joshua Williamson and artist Max Raynor
  • The original Red Hood: ‘For the Sky is Red’ by writer Stephanie Phillips and artist Max Fiumara
  • The Mad Hatter: ‘The Perfect Fit’ by writer Dan Watters and artist Skylar Patridge
  • Killer Moth: ‘The Happiest Man in Gotham’ by writer Mairghread Scott and artist Ariela Kristantina

As for the variant covers, here is a list of what you can pick up at your local comic book store on November 30th:

  • Main cover by Lee Bermejo
  • The Penguin variant by Frank Quitely
  • The Scarecrow variant by Wes Craig and Jason Wordie
  • Poison Ivy variant by Marguerite Sauvage
  • Talia and Ra’s al Ghul variant by Riccardo Federici
  • Killer Moth, Red Hood, and Mad Hatter variant by Dan Mora
  • Batman/Villains 1:25 ratio variant by Francesco Mattina
  • Batman/Penguin 1:50 ratio variant by Chris Burnham and Nathan Fairbairn
  • Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant #1 Main Cover
  • Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant #1 Penguin Variant Cover- Frank Quitely
  • Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant #1 The Scarecrow Variant Cover- Wes Craig and Jordan Wordie
  • Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant #1 Poison Ivy Variant Cover- Marguerite Sauvage
  • Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant #1 Ra's Al Ghul and Talia Variant Cover- Riccardo Federici
  • Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant #1 The Mad Hatter, Killer Moth, The Red Hood Variant Cover- Dan Mora
  • Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant #1 Batman/Villains 1:25 Ratio Variant Cover- Francesco Mattina
  • Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant #1 Batman/Penguin 1:50 Ratio Variant Cover- Chris Burnham and Nathan Fairbairn

SOURCE: NEWSARAMA

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