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5 reasons why The Killing Joke is still important…28 years later

If you haven’t read The Killing Joke, prepare to have your mind blown. This slender, 64-page graphic novel by Alan Moore/Brian Bolland cemented the Joker as a sociopath on a rampage and almost shattered the lodestone from Batman’s moral compass. It was painful to read when it was released back in 1988. It still hurts […]

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The Killing Joke movie has a shocking new twist

There’s more to Barbara Gordon than there was before. 

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Batman Has Murder on His Mind in the First Clip of THE KILLING JOKE

DC has been putting out animated features of its more famous comics since 2007, and most of them have been PG-13-rated fare. But their next animated film will be The Killing Joke, Alan Moore’s disturbing origin story of the Joker. As anybody who has ever read the graphic novel knows, it’s appropriate that that the film […]

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Following backlash, DC pulls Batgirl variant inspired by The Killing Joke

Artist Rafael Albuquerque responds to Twitter pressure over the controversial new variant cover to DC’s Batgirl.

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