The Killing Joke

Batman: The Killing Joke

Faced with overwhelming poverty and a pregnant wife, a tragic, struggling comedian is forced to turn to crime. In his first heist, he is immersed in toxic chemicals that disfigure him bizarrely, driving him mad and thus giving birth to The Joker. For years, the Clown Prince of Crime has been caught in a dance of violence with his greatest nemesis, the Batman. Escaping Arkham Asylum, he plots hi...[Read More]

Batman: The Killing Joke Review

Considered one of the biggest moments in the Batman comics, Batman: The Killing Joke is one of the most revered stories by fans within the DC community. It was originally released as a one-shot comic in 1988, created by writer Alan Moore and artist Brian Bolland. It has been considered as one of the best Batman stories to date and is also credited as containing the definitive Joker back-story by m...[Read More]