Who is the Riddler? The puzzling enigma of one of Batman's greatest foes


The Riddler is set to return to the big screen with The Batman. We take a look at the puzzling enigma of one of Batman’s most intriguing villains. – Photos: DC Comics

This week sees the return of the Dark Knight to cinemas, via the Matt Reeves-directed The Batman. While Robert Pattinson’s take on Bruce Wayne has been the most hotly anticipated aspect of this film, personally, I’m more intrigued by the return of the Riddler to the big screen.

Riddler made his debut in 1948’s Detective Comics #140.Riddler made his debut in 1948’s Detective Comics #140.Edward Nigma has always been a true, er, enigma as a Batman villain. Like many of his fellow Bat-rogues, he doesn’t have much in terms of superpowers, but his gimmick of using riddles and puzzles has graced some of Batman’s best stories.

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