(1988)

DC, 1988 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.95 USD; 24.95 CAD
Pages
296
On-sale date
1989-01-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
ISBN
0-930289-36-6 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Mike Gold
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding
hardcover with dustjacket
Publishing Format
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Joker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kyle Baker
Inks
Kyle Baker
Colors
?

Genre
superhero

The Joker's Dozen (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Gold
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Text introduction illustrated with various reprinted covers & panels.

[Batman vs. the Joker] (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
Tatjana Wood
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Case of the Joker's Crime Circus (Table of Contents: 3)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
Adrienne Roy
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

[The Joker and the Sparrow] (Table of Contents: 4)

Batman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz (not credited in the book)
Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints
  • from Batman Sunday comic strips from October 28 - December 9, 1945 (#104-110)

The Man Behind the Red Hood (Table of Contents: 5)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (not credited in the book)
Pencils
Lew Schwartz (credited to someone else in the book)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Anthony Tollin
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprinted from reprint used in Batman (DC, 1940 series) #213

The Joker's Crime Costumes (Table of Contents: 6)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (not credited in the book)
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Greg Theakston
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Joker's Utility Belt (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

David Vern credit from O'Hearn.

The Crimes of Batman (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils, and inks from index of original appearance.

The Crazy Crime Clown (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz (not credited in the book)
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton (not credited in the book)
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris (credited to someone else in the book)
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Crime-of-the-Month Club (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood (not credited in the book)
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Shelley Eiber
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Great Clayface-Joker Feud (Table of Contents: 12)

Batman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (not credited in the book)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (credited to someone else in the book)
Inks
Charles Paris (credited to someone else in the book)
Colors
Helen Vesik
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Joker Jury (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger (not credited in the book)
Pencils
Charles Paris (credited to someone else in the book)
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Jerry Serpe
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Joker's Happy Victim (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
Shelley Eiber
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Joker's Five-Way Revenge (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman / comic story / 22.5 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Tom Ziuko
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Death Has the Last Laugh (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Jim Aparo
Inks
Jim Aparo
Colors
Bob LeRose
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Last Ha Ha (Table of Contents: 17)

Joker / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Inks
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colors
Joe Orlando
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
superhero
Characters
vs. the Creeper
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007).

The Laughing Fish (Table of Contents: 18)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Reprints

The Sign of the Joker (Table of Contents: 19)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Petra Scotese
Letters
Milton Snapinn

Genre
superhero
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Dreadful Birthday, Dear Joker-- (Table of Contents: 20)

Batman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Julianna Ferriter
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Stacking the Deck: The Other Joker Stories (Table of Contents: 21)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Waid
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Afterword illustrated with various reprinted covers & panels.

Creating the Greatest: The Men Behind the Mask (Table of Contents: 22)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Brian Augustyn
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Biographies of the stories' creators.

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Joker
  2. 1. The Joker's Dozen
  3. 2. [Batman vs. the Joker]
    Batman
  4. 3. The Case of the Joker's Crime Circus
    Batman
  5. 4. [The Joker and the Sparrow]
    Batman
  6. 5. The Man Behind the Red Hood
    Batman
  7. 6. The Joker's Crime Costumes
    Batman
  8. 7. The Joker's Utility Belt
    Batman
  9. 8. The Crimes of Batman
    Batman
  10. 9. The Crazy Crime Clown
    Batman
  11. 10. Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes
    Superman and Batman
  12. 11. Crime-of-the-Month Club
    Batman
  13. 12. The Great Clayface-Joker Feud
    Batman
  14. 13. The Joker Jury
    Batman
  15. 14. The Joker's Happy Victim
    Batman
  16. 15. The Joker's Five-Way Revenge
    Batman
  17. 16. Death Has the Last Laugh
    Batman
  18. 17. The Last Ha Ha
    Joker
  19. 18. The Laughing Fish
    Batman
  20. 19. The Sign of the Joker
    Batman
  21. 20. Dreadful Birthday, Dear Joker--
    Batman
  22. 21. Stacking the Deck: The Other Joker Stories
  23. 22. Creating the Greatest: The Men Behind the Mask
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