([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 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 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, the pair step under and are bathed in "epsilon rays", which have the effect of transfering the personality on one person to that of 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:

["One-hundred fourteen murders over the past six years."] (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

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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