Dark Night: A True Batman Story

Episode 9

Dennis, Johnny, and Frankie review Dark Night: A True Batman Story, written by Paul Dini and illustrated Eduardo Risso. In this episode the gang discusses the non-Batman Batman story that was born from a brutal assault suffered by Dini; why Dennis’s son gets mad when he goes “off script” while playing together; if Paul Dini had feelings for Arleen Sorkin, the original voice of Harley Quinn, or not; the dichotomy of a person that is a highly successful in their professional life but failing in their personal life; and the brutal honesty Paul Dini uses in telling his story.

Thank you for listening to Graphic Novel Explorers Club. Please share your opinions and thoughts on Twitter, Facebook, or at GNExplorersClub@gmail.com (we would love to hear your suggestions for Season 2 of the show). For the next episode, we will be reading and discussing The Strange Talent of Luther Strode by Justin Jordan. We embedded a link to Amazon but encourage you to shop at your local comic book store to purchase any of the graphic novels we will be reading during Season 1 of Graphic Novel Explorers Club.

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Featured music:

Songe d’Automne by Latche Swing
Tonight Will Be Fine (Leonard Cohen cover) by The Walkmen

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