Gotham City Sounds: The Music of Batman Villains

Foreword by DC and Marvel Comics Artist Jay Leisten
Coming in 2021!
Why So Musical?

Matthew Hodge continues his fascinating explorations of pop culture media with another first of its kind book --- one entirely devoted to the musical scores of Gotham City villains on screen! Why should Batman's famous music get all the glory?


These pages shine a fascinating spotlight on the psychological and emotional musical representations constructed by numerous composers of film, television, and video games for nearly two dozen portrayals of Batman's historic and iconic villains, including Riddler, Penguin, Catwoman, Two-Face, Poison Ivy, Mr. Freeze, Ra's al Ghul, Scarecrow, Bane, Harley Quinn, Black MaskDeadshotThe RipperMusic Meister, Phantasm, Daka, The Wizard, and of course...Joker!

(2021, Pulp Hero Press)

*Temporary cover (final cover coming soon)


© 2021 by Matthew Hodge