Joker is crazy cool in remastered classic ‘The Killing Joke’

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The Killing Joke
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The Joker got a fresh coat of paint this week and reminded us why we love his brand of psychotic villainy in the 20th anniversary special hardcover edition of Batman: The Killing Joke. Originally released as a one-shot comic in 1998, The Killing Joke was written by Alan Moore and drawn by Brian Bolland. Among fans of Batman and comics it is considered the greatest Joker story ever told. The new hardcover edition of the book features all-new coloring by Bolland, an introduction by artist Tim Sale and an additional story An Innocent Guy by Brian Bolland previously featured in Batman: Black and White.

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2 thoughts on “Joker is crazy cool in remastered classic ‘The Killing Joke’

  1. I love ‘The Killing Joke’. ***SPOILER ALERT*** The backhanded ending of Batgirl’s career is one of the most powerful moments in all comics for me. It just comes out of nowhere. It’s one of the reasons why the Joker is one of the best villains out there, second only to Ozymandias.

  2. I love ‘The Killing Joke’. ***SPOILER ALERT*** The backhanded ending of Batgirl’s career is one of the most powerful moments in all comics for me. It just comes out of nowhere. It’s one of the reasons why the Joker is one of the best villains out there, second only to Ozymandias.

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