Playing the Joker Is Now the Greatest Acting Challenge of Our Time

Hollywood has set a weird precedent by treating the clown who does crimes like a Shakespearean role

Understanding Batman Fans’ Undying Thirst for Robin’s Firm, Firm Ass

Batman’s original sidekick, Dick Grayson, has long been beloved by comics readers. But how did he, of all characters, become the medium’s first male sex symbol?

Harley Quinn Is a Character 500 Years in the Making

To truly understand DC Comics’ breakout star, we’ve got to go all the way back to the 16th century — and the fabulous legacy of commedia dell’arte

Who Are These People in ‘Birds of Prey,’ and Why Should I Care?

A Harley Quinn standalone movie is a no-brainer. I would have liked to see that film. Sadly, we’re left with this one.