([July] 2014)

DC, 2014 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
39.99 USD; 47.99 CAD
Pages
412
On-sale date
2014-07-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [peel]
ISBN
978-1-4012-4759-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781401247591 53999
Editing
Robin Wildman (editor - collected edition); various (editors - original series)
Color
color
Dimensions
7.0" x 10.5"
Paper Stock
glossy
Binding
hardcover; dustjacket
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

Fourth printing available November 16, 2016 (per comiclist.com).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Joker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Bolland; Jack Burnley (small inset)
Inks
Brian Bolland; Jerry Robinson (small inset)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Joker
Synopsis
The Joker holding a Joker-ized fish

Indexer Notes

Cover by Brian Bolland, with a small inset image of the Joker taken from the splash page "Knights of Knavery" from Batman #25.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Joker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Joker; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

This is the book cover under the dust jacket, depicting a genie-like Joker emerging from a magic lamp with guns trained on Batman and Robin on a white background. The illustration is taken from the cover of Detective Comics #69.

The Joker: A Celebration of 75 Years (Table of Contents: 2)

insert or dust jacket / 1 page (report information)

Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front dust jacket listing stories included in this collection.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Joker / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson
Inks
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Joker

Indexer Notes

Front end pages image of the Joker from Batman #1 "The Joker".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 5)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Joker

Indexer Notes

Title page with small illustration of the Joker taken from the last page of "The Man Behind the Red Hood" from Detective Comics #168.

[Indicia and Publisher information] (Table of Contents: 6)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lew Sayre Schwartz; Jack Burnley
Inks
George Roussos; Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Joker; Batman [Bruce Wayne]

Indexer Notes

Indicia listing publisher credits with panel illustrations from "The Man Behind the Red Hood" from Detective Comics #168 (Joker tied up) and from "Knights of Knavery" from Batman #25 (Joker with playing card).

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 7)

table of contents / 3 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Part I 1940-1942: The Grim Jester (Table of Contents: 8)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Joker; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

Introduction to stories with multiple panel illustrations, all from "The Joker Walks The Last Mile" from Detective Comics #64.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Joker / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos

Characters
The Joker

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from "The Joker Walks The Last Mile" from Detective Comics #64.

[Batman vs. the Joker] (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (see notes)
Inks
Bob Kane (signed); Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
Jerry Robinson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Henry (radio listener); Henry Claridge (millionaire, death); Mrs. Claridge (Henry's wife); un-named Police Chief; Jay Wilde (death); Judge Drake (death); Otto Drexel (mention only); The Joker (villain, introduction); Brute Nelson (villain, death)
Synopsis
Batman faces a new criminal who succeeds in killing famous men and stealing their prized possessions, leaving them all with "a smile" on their face.
Reprints
Keywords
Claridge Diamond; Cleopatra Necklace; Daily Star; infra-red lamp; Ronkers Ruby

Indexer Notes

In the Table of Contents for this collection, this story is titled "Batman Vs. The Joker". It has been indexed elsewhere with the title "The Joker".

Robinson verified with Gary Watson in July 2009 that he did some penciling (including the Joker's card on the splash page specifically), in addition to the background inks and lettering he already confirmed.

The Riddle of the Missing Card! (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain); Jack of Diamonds [Diamond Jack Duggan] (villain, introduction, death); Black Queen (villain, introduction, death); King of Clubs (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
With the help of some new partners in crime, the Joker sets up a gambling ship for the rich and wealthy, hoping to get them drunk so that they can be pumped for information about their valuable jewels.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; belt radio

Indexer Notes

Inker credits verified by Robinson and Roussos.

Letterer credit verified by Roussos.

Oddity: Many panels in the story feature no bat on Batman's chest.

The Joker Walks the Last Mile! (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson; George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain); Joker's henchmen [Charley; others un-named] (villains)
Synopsis
Depressed because he can not freely move about and spend the stolen wealth he has in his possession, the Joker turns himself in, is sentenced to die and is executed; all so that he can live again and have the freedom he desires!
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Batplane; Daily Globe; Gotham City; Hotel Bockley

Part II 1943-1972: The Clown Prince (Table of Contents: 13)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Sprang (Detective #180); Lew Sayre Schwartz Detective #168); Sheldon Moldoff (Batman #85)
Inks
Charles Paris (Detective #180 and Batman #85); George Roussos (Detective #168)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Joker; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Indexer Notes

Introduction to stories with multiple panel illustrations from Detective Comics #168 (Joker tied up), #180 (Joker reaching, Joker dumping money, Joker small headshot), and Batman #85 (Batman small head shot, Robin small head shot).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

The Joker / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris

Characters
The Joker

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from "The Joker Jury" from Batman #163.

Knights of Knavery (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
George Roussos

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Mrs. Van Landorpf; The Joker (villain); The Penguin [Oswald Cobblepot] (villain); Penguin's gang (villains); Joker's gang (villains)
Synopsis
Batman's attempt to set a trap to catch the Penguin and the Joker backfires and the two criminals form a partnership to commit crimes and outwit the Caped Crusaders.
Reprints
Keywords
Batmobile; Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Gotham News

Indexer Notes

This is a reprint of the first team up of the Joker and Penguin.

Rackety-Rax Racket! (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Dick Sprang [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker (villain); Aces (villain)
Synopsis
A series of college fraternity initiation rites are used by the Crime Clown to further enhance his own wealth, using Robin himself to carry them out.
Reprints
Keywords
Eta Beta Pi Fraternity; Gotham City; Gotham City Gazette

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Dick Sprang.

[Detective Comics #168] (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Red Hood [The Joker]
Reprints

The Man behind the Red Hood! (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Lew Sayre Schwartz [as Bob Kane] (signed); Win Mortimer (Robin figure on splash)
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Dean Chalmers (of State University); Paul Wong (student); Jimmy Kale (student); Earl "Farmerboy" Benson (villain, ex-con, university gardener); The Red Hood [The Joker](villain, origin)
Synopsis
Batman is invited to be a guest instructor for a class on criminology at State University, and, since the students are making such good progress, he decides to use them to try and solve a case he never could concerning a criminal known as the Red Hood.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Signal; Batcave; Gotham City; State U. Tatler

[Detective Comics #180] (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman and Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker
Reprints

The Joker's Millions (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
David Vern?
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker
Reprints

The Crimes of Batman (Table of Contents: 21)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
David Vern
Pencils
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures); Lew Sayre Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker; Commissioner Gordon
Reprints

Batman -- Clown of Crime! (Table of Contents: 22)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
David Vern
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred Pennyworth; Commissioner James Gordon; Dr. Tom Rayburn (scientist); The Joker (villain, first Earth-1 appearance); Joker's men (villains); Tiny Harper (villain); Harper's mob (villains)
Synopsis
During a tussle with the Joker, Batman and his foe are bathed in "epsilon rays," which have the effect of transferring the personality of one to the other.
Reprints
Keywords
Bat-Cave; Bat-Signal; Batarang; Batmobile; Batplane; Epsilon Rays; Gotham City

[Batman #163] (Table of Contents: 23)

Batman; Robin / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Joker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Martin O'Hearn and Joe Desris.

The Joker Jury! (Table of Contents: 24)

Batman and Robin / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Letterese

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Joker (villain); Joker's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis
The Joker begins a crime wave using the city's various departments as his theme. When the Caped Crusaders head out to battle the Crime Clown, they are captured and put on trial by the Joker.
Reprints
Keywords
Gotham City

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified by Paris.

Part III 1973-1990: The Harlequin of Hate (Table of Contents: 25)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Neal Adams; John Byrne; Jim Aparo
Inks
Neal Adams; Karl Kesel; Mike DeCarlo
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Joker; Superman [Clark Kent]; Robin [Jason Todd]

Indexer Notes

Introduction to stories with multiple panel illustrations from Batman #251 (both larger Joker panels), Superman #9 (1987 series) (Joker small headshot, Superman small headshot), and Batman #427 (Robin small head shot).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

The Joker / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin

Characters
The Joker

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from "The Laughing Fish" from Detective Comics #475.

[Batman #251] (Table of Contents: 27)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1546
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

The Joker's Five-Way Revenge! (Table of Contents: 28)

Batman / comic story / 22.5 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-563
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Joker; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Packy White; Philly Jack Barton; Bigger Melvin; Bing Hooley
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[Detective Comics #475] (Table of Contents: 29)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marshall Rogers (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood (original printing)
Letters
John Workman

Job Number
S-2791
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker
Reprints

The Laughing Fish! (Table of Contents: 30)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Jerry Serpe (original printing)
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
S-2773
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker; Silver St. Cloud; Rupert Thorne; Marko; James Gordon; G. Carl Francis
Synopsis
The Joker gives fish everywhere his face, then tries to claim copyright to his image. And he will kill anyone who gets in the way of his plan.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[Detective Comics #476] (Table of Contents: 31)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marshall Rogers (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors
Tatjana Wood (original printing)
Letters
?

Job Number
S-2817
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints
Keywords
lightning; rain

Sign of the Joker! (Table of Contents: 32)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Glynis Wein (original printing)
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-2774
Genre
superhero
Characters
Joker; Hugo Strange (as ghost); Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Chief O'Hara; Silver St. Cloud; Rupert Thorne; Thomas Jackson
Synopsis
Hugo Strange takes his revenge on Rupert Thorne, Silver St. Cloud makes a decision about her future, and Batman puts an end to the Joker's latest scheme.
Reprints

[Superman #9 (1987 series)] (Table of Contents: 33)

Superman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Joker (in Superman costume)
Reprints

To Laugh and Die in Metropolis (Table of Contents: 34)

Superman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
John Byrne
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Karl Kesel
Colors
Tom Ziuko (original printing)
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-3243
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Lana Lang; Captain Maggie Sawyer; Officer Greg; Toby Raynes (first appearance); VILLAIN: Joker
Synopsis
The Joker travels to Metropolis to challenge Superman.
Reprints

[Batman #427] (Table of Contents: 35)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Mignola
Inks
Mike Mignola
Colors
Anthony Tollin (original printing)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]
Reprints

A Death in the Family (Chapter 4) (Table of Contents: 36)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Starlin
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Mike DeCarlo
Colors
Adrienne Roy (original prining)
Letters
John Costanza

Job Number
G-3628
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Jason Todd]; Sheila Haywood (introduction); Joker (villain)
Synopsis
Jason meets his real mother, Sheila Haywood, but she turns out to be working for the Joker and allows her son to fall into his deadly hands inside of a warehouse. Joker beats Robin with a crowbar and leaves him for dead as a badly beaten Robin attempts to save his mom and himself from the dynamite left behind by the Joker as he leaves them both to a horrible fate. Batman watches in horror as the warehouse containing Jason and Sheila blows up, too late to stop the Joker.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Partial reprint, only Chapter 4 is reprinted, pages 23-44 from Batman #427.

Part IV 1991-2010: Archnemesis (Table of Contents: 37)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Damion Scott; Dale Eaglesham; Joe Staton; Don Kramer
Inks
Sean Parsons; Sal Buscema; Rob Hunter; Steve Mitchell; Wayne Faucher
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Joker; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Robin [Tim Drake]; Harley Quinn

Indexer Notes

Introduction to stories with multiple panel illustrations from Detective Comics #741 (Joker stare, Joker with Gordon and Batman, Joker with Santa hat, Harley small headshot), Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #66 (Joker crazy eyes and teeth), and Detective Comics #826 (Batman small head shot, Robin small head shot).

[Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #66] (Table of Contents: 38)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Staton [as J. S.] (signed)
Inks
Steve Mitchell [as S. M] (signed)
Colors
Digital Chameleon (original printing)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Joker; Rebecca Brown
Reprints

Going Sane 2 Swimming Lessons (Table of Contents: 39)

Batman / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
Joe Staton
Inks
Steve Mitchell
Colors
Digital Chameleon (original printing)
Letters
Willie Schubert

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker; Alfred Pennyworth; Captain James Gordon
Synopsis
The Joker, now as Joseph Kerr, a nearly normal man, falls in love with Rebecca Brown. Batman returns in the last panel (after months missing).
Reprints

[Detective Comics #726] (Table of Contents: 40)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Brian Stelfreeze
Inks
Brian Stelfreeze
Colors
Patrick Martin (original printing)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker (image on playing cards)
Reprints

Fools Errand [Aftershock] (Table of Contents: 41)

Batman / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Chuck Dixon
Pencils
Brian Stelfreeze
Inks
Brian Stelfreeze
Colors
Gloria Vasquez (original printing)
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker
Reprints

[Detective Comics #741] (Table of Contents: 42)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Maleev
Inks
Bill Sienkiewicz
Colors
Patrick Martin (original printing)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker
Reprints

Endgame: Part Three: Sleep in Heavenly Peace (Table of Contents: 43)

Batman / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Greg Rucka; Devin Grayson
Pencils
Damion Scott; Dale Eaglesham
Inks
Sean Parsons; Sal Buscema; Rob Hunter
Colors
Pamela Rambo (original printing); Wildstorm FX (separations - original printing)
Letters
Willie Schubert

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker; Huntress [Helena Bertinelli]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Harley Quinn; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; Commissioner Gordon; Sarah Essex; Alfred Pennyworth; Leslie Thompson; Robin [Tim Drake]; Azrael [Jean-Paul Valley]; Batgirl [Cassandra Cain]; Mercy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Conclusion of the No Man's Land Storyline.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

The Joker / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Damion Scott; Dale Eaglesham
Inks
Sean Parsons; Sal Buscema; Rob Hunter

Characters
The Joker

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from Endgame: Part Three: Sleep in Heavenly Peace from Detective Comics #741.

[Detective Comics #826] (Table of Contents: 45)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Simone Bianchi (signed)
Inks
Simone Bianchi (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Tim Drake]; Joker
Reprints

Slayride (Table of Contents: 46)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Dini
Pencils
Don Kramer
Inks
Wayne Faucher
Colors
John Kalisz (original printing)
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Tim Drake]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Mike Nebeker (dies); VILLAIN: Joker
Reprints

Part V 2011 to the Present: Rebirth (Table of Contents: 47)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony S. Daniel; Greg Capullo
Inks
Ryan Winn; Jonathan Glapion
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Joker; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]

Indexer Notes

Introduction to stories with multiple panel illustrations from Detective Comics #1 (2011 series) (Joker in orange jump suit, Joker biting neck, Joker with hat and umbrella, Batman small headshot), and Batman #15 (2011 series) (Joker face as mask, Joker small head shot, Batgirl small head shot).

[Detective Comics #1 (2011 series)] (Table of Contents: 48)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony S. Daniel [as Tony Daniel] (signed)
Inks
Ryan Winn [as RAW] (signed)
Colors
Tomeu Morey (original printing)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

Batman / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Tony S. Daniel [as Tony Salvador Daniel]
Pencils
Tony S. Daniel [as Tony Salvador Daniel]
Inks
Ryan Winn
Colors
Tomeu Morey (original printing)
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One-hundred fourteen murders over the past six years.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth (hologram); Commissioner James Gordon; Detective Harvey Bullock; Detective Barnes; Olivia Carr (first appearance); Katherine; Dr. Arkham; Dollmaker (villain); Joker (villain)
Reprints

[Batman #15 (2011 series)] (Table of Contents: 50)

Batman / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Greg Capullo (signed)
Inks
Greg Capullo (signed)
Colors
FCO Plascencia (original printing)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker
Reprints

Death of the Family: But Here's the Kicker (Table of Contents: 51)

Batman / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Scott Snyder
Pencils
Greg Capullo
Inks
Jonathan Glapion
Colors
FCO Plascencia
Letters
Richard Starkings; Jimmy Betancourt; Comicraft

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batgirl [Barbara Gordon]; Nightwing [Dick Grayson]; Red Hood [Jason Todd]; Red Robin [Tim Drake]; Robin [Damian Wayne]; Alfred Pennyworth; Dylan McDyre; Harvey Bullock; Joker (villain)
Reprints
Keywords
Arkham Asylum; Batboat; Batcave; G.C.P.D.; Gotham City

Further Joker Essential Reading (Table of Contents: 52) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

The Joker / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin

Characters
The Joker

Indexer Notes

Illustration taken from "The Laughing Fish" from Detective Comics #475.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 54)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

The Joker / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Don Kramer
Inks
Wayne Faucher

Characters
The Joker

Indexer Notes

Rear end pages image of the Joker from Detective Comics #826 "Slayride".

More Classic Adventures of the Clown Prince of Crime (Table of Contents: 56)

insert or dust jacket / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside rear dust jacket listing of other collections that feature the Joker. Includes all the books that were featured in the 3 page feature "Further Joker Essential Reading" plus a few others. No synopsis or cover reprints, just a listing title and creators.

Back Cover (Table of Contents: 57)

The Joker / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson
Inks
Bob Kane; Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Joker; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (on playing card)

Indexer Notes

Back cover with text on contents of collection, includes illustration from Batman #1 "The Joker" splash page.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Joker
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Joker
  3. 2. The Joker: A Celebration of 75 Years
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Joker
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. [Title Page]
  7. 6. [Indicia and Publisher information]
  8. 7. Table of Contents
  9. 8. Part I 1940-1942: The Grim Jester
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    The Joker
  11. 10. [Batman vs. the Joker]
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  12. 11. The Riddle of the Missing Card!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  13. 12. The Joker Walks the Last Mile!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  14. 13. Part II 1943-1972: The Clown Prince
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The Joker
  16. 15. Knights of Knavery
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  17. 16. Rackety-Rax Racket!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  18. 17. [Detective Comics #168]
    Batman; Robin
  19. 18. The Man behind the Red Hood!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  20. 19. [Detective Comics #180]
    Batman and Robin
  21. 20. The Joker's Millions
    Batman and Robin
  22. 21. The Crimes of Batman
    Batman
  23. 22. Batman -- Clown of Crime!
    Batman and Robin
  24. 23. [Batman #163]
    Batman; Robin
  25. 24. The Joker Jury!
    Batman and Robin
  26. 25. Part III 1973-1990: The Harlequin of Hate
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    The Joker
  28. 27. [Batman #251]
    Batman
  29. 28. The Joker's Five-Way Revenge!
    Batman
  30. 29. [Detective Comics #475]
    Batman
  31. 30. The Laughing Fish!
    Batman
  32. 31. [Detective Comics #476]
    Batman
  33. 32. Sign of the Joker!
    Batman
  34. 33. [Superman #9 (1987 series)]
    Superman
  35. 34. To Laugh and Die in Metropolis
    Superman
  36. 35. [Batman #427]
    Batman
  37. 36. A Death in the Family (Chapter 4)
    Batman
  38. 37. Part IV 1991-2010: Archnemesis
  39. 38. [Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #66]
    Batman
  40. 39. Going Sane 2 Swimming Lessons
    Batman
  41. 40. [Detective Comics #726]
    Batman
  42. 41. Fools Errand [Aftershock]
    Batman
  43. 42. [Detective Comics #741]
    Batman
  44. 43. Endgame: Part Three: Sleep in Heavenly Peace
    Batman
  45. 44. [no title indexed]
    The Joker
  46. 45. [Detective Comics #826]
    Batman
  47. 46. Slayride
    Batman
  48. 47. Part V 2011 to the Present: Rebirth
  49. 48. [Detective Comics #1 (2011 series)]
    Batman
  50. 49. ["One-hundred fourteen murders over the past six years."]
    Batman
  51. 50. [Batman #15 (2011 series)]
    Batman
  52. 51. Death of the Family: But Here's the Kicker
    Batman
  53. 52. Further Joker Essential Reading
  54. 53. [no title indexed]
    The Joker
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
  56. 55. [no title indexed]
    The Joker
  57. 56. More Classic Adventures of the Clown Prince of Crime
  58. 57. Back Cover
    The Joker
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