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Batman : the killing joke / Alan Moore, writer ; Brian Bolland, art and colors ; Richard Starkings, letterer ; introduction by Tim Sale ; afterword by Brian Bolland.

By: Moore, Alan, 1953-.
Contributor(s): Bolland, Brian | Starkings, Richard.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : DC Comics, 2008, c1988Edition: Deluxe ed.Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 1401216676; 9781401216672.Other title: Killing joke.Subject(s): Mentally ill offenders -- Comic books, strips, etc | Violent offenders -- Comic books, strips, etc | Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States | Batman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc | Joker (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etcGenre/Form: Superhero comic books, strips, etc. | Graphic novels. | Comic books, strips, etc.DDC classification: 741.5941 Summary: "One bad day. According to the grinning engine of madness and mayhem known as The Joker, that's all that separates the sane from the psychotic. Freed once again from the confines of Arkham Asylum, he's out to prove his deranged point. And he's going to use Gotham's top cop, Commissioner Jim Gordon, and his brilliant and beautiful daughter Barbara to do it. Now Batman must race to stop his archnemesis before his reign of terror claims two of the Dark Knight's closest friends. Can he finally put an end to the cycle of bloodlust and lunacy that links thes two iconic foes before it leads to a fatal conclusion? And as the horrifying origin of the Clown Prince of Crime is finally revealed, will the thin line that separates Batman's nobility and The Joker's insanity snap once and for all? '' -- dust jacket.
List(s) this item appears in: Bronze Age of Comics | Eisner Award Winners | Joker Movie - Downtown DVD
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"Batman created by Bob Kane."

Originally published in Batman: the killing joke, Batman black and white 4, c1988, 1996.

"One bad day. According to the grinning engine of madness and mayhem known as The Joker, that's all that separates the sane from the psychotic. Freed once again from the confines of Arkham Asylum, he's out to prove his deranged point. And he's going to use Gotham's top cop, Commissioner Jim Gordon, and his brilliant and beautiful daughter Barbara to do it. Now Batman must race to stop his archnemesis before his reign of terror claims two of the Dark Knight's closest friends. Can he finally put an end to the cycle of bloodlust and lunacy that links thes two iconic foes before it leads to a fatal conclusion? And as the horrifying origin of the Clown Prince of Crime is finally revealed, will the thin line that separates Batman's nobility and The Joker's insanity snap once and for all? '' -- dust jacket.

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