Last week, Ta-Nehisi Coates was in his kitchen, peeling and cutting carrots that his wife had brought from the farmer’s market. This week, he’s putting The Water Dancer ” the novel that marks his literary fiction debut ” out into the world. One of those things makes him very nervous.
The Joker has gone through dozens of different looks over the last seventy-odd years, with artists making him more horrific or cartoony as they re-imagine him. With a new bust depicting the Clown Prince of Crime, special effects make-up master Rick Baker joins the roster of creators who’ve re-imagined the DC Comics villain. Of course,…