Thursday, January 4, 2018

Thursday's Headlines - KILLING JOKE-Style JOKER Coloring Book Cancelled By DC

Well, Batman Fans,

A planned adult coloring book centering on the Joker - featuring cover artwork by Brian Bolland from Batman: The Killing Joke - has been cancelled by the publisher.

Noted briefly in the publisher's weekly retailer newsletter, The Joker: An Adult Coloring Book has been cancelled outright, with DC specifying it "will not be resolicited."

Here is the original solicitation for the book:

THE JOKER: AN ADULT COLORING BOOK TP
Art by JIM LEE, BRUCE TIMM, JERRY ROBINSON, BRIAN BOLLAND, GREG CAPULLO and others
Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
The Clown Prince of Crime is one of the most colorful villains in comics—and now, you get to choose those colors in this new adult coloring book featuring art by Jim Lee, Bruce Timm, Jerry Robinson, Brian Bolland, Greg Capullo and more!

On sale FEBRUARY 21 • 96 pg, B&W, 7.5” X 11.5” • $15.99 US