As a film, The Joker is exceptionally good at portraying this sin-ravaged world — a bleak, decadent civilization where the bonds of mutual care have come entirely undone.
God, if God there be, must be the ground, the condition of the possibility, of existence itself.
So many of the great artists of our generation are consumed by the task of trying to find a way of coping with a meaningless world.
Starting in February, there will be a new "God and Comics" podcast every two weeks, with Fr Jonathan Mitchican, Fr. Kyle Tomlin, and Fr. Matt Stromberg having a series of discussions on a whole range of topics that relate back to comics, from the elements of good storytelling to romance, mystery, ethics, love, sacrifice, and everything in between.