([June] 2008)

DC, 2008 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.99 USD; 22.99 CAD
Pages
196
On-sale date
2008-06-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
DC [swirl]
ISBN
?
Barcode
?
Editing
Bob Joy
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
cardstock cover
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Joker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors
Alex Ross (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

The Joker: The Greatest Stories Ever Told (Table of Contents: 1)

The Joker / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (painted)
Inks
Alex Ross (painted)
Colors
Alex Ross (painted)
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

Title page. Uses the same artwork as the cover.

[Publication Data] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Ross (illustration)
Inks
Alex Ross (illustration)
Colors
Alex Ross (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

The Joker image is taken from the story from Batman Black and White (DC, 1997 series) #2 reprinted in this volume.

Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[Batman Versus the Joker] (Table of Contents: 4)

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
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Henry Claridge (death); Jay Wilde (death); Judge Drake (death); The Joker (villain); Brute Nelson (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.
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Indexer Notes

Title from Contents page. Robinson's contributions are not credited in item.

The Joker's Comedy of Errors! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane (figures only); Lew Schwartz
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bob Kane's and Ira Schnapp's contributions are not credited in item.

The Joker's Utility Belt! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
David V. Reed
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Ira Schnapp
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; The Joker (villain)
Synopsis
The Joker's seemingly easy capture of the Caped Crusaders goes terribly wrong when Batman springs a surprise on him using his utility belt, so the Crime Clown decides to outdo the Batman with his OWN utility belt.
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Indexer Notes

Ira Schnapp not credited on item.

Crime-of-the-Month Club! (Table of Contents: 7)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
Shelley Eiber
Letters
Pat Gordon
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title listed incorrectly on the Contents page.

The Joker's Last Laugh! (Table of Contents: 8)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 14.33 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Joker (villain)
Synopsis
Batman and Robin get the last laugh on the Joker.
Reprints

The Laughing Fish! (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Marshall Rogers
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Silver St. Cloud; Joker; G. Carl Francis; Rupert Thorne; Commissioner Jim Gordon
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

Sign of the Joker! (Table of Contents: 10)

Batman / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Colors
Marshall Rogers
Letters
Milt Snapinn
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner Jim Gordon; Thomas Jackson; Joker; Hugo Strange (as ghost); Rupert Thorne; Silver St. Cloud
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.
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Dreadful Birthday, Dear Joker...! (Table of Contents: 11)

Batman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Walter Simonson
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colors
Julianna Ferriter
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Paul Levitz

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker (villain); Robin [Dick Grayson]; Selina Kyle [Catwoman]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title listed incorrectly on the Contents page.

Laughter After Midnight (Table of Contents: 12)

The Joker / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Dini
Pencils
John Byrne
Inks
Rick Burchett
Colors
Bruce Timm
Letters
Richard Starkings; ? [as Starkings/Comicraft]
Editing
Scott Peterson; Darren Vincenzo (Assistant)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Joker; Harley Quinn; Batman [Bruce Wayne] (villain)
Synopsis
Joker has a very bad night.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Rick Burchett is mistakenly not credited on the Contents page.

[New Year's Eve] (Table of Contents: 13)

Batman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Tim Sale
Inks
Tim Sale
Colors
Gregory Wright; ? [as Heroic Age] (Separations)
Letters
Richard Starkings
Editing
Archie Goodwin; Chuck Kim

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker; Harvey Dent; Vernon; Salvatore Maroni (Gangster); The Roman [Carmine Falcone]; Carla Falcone; Gilda Dent; James Gordon; Barbara Gordon (James Gordon's wife)
Synopsis
Batman stops Joker from trying to kill everyone in Gotham Square in an attempt to stop the Holiday Killer.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Only part of the original story is reprinted here. Title listed on Contents page, but not on story.

Case Study (Table of Contents: 14)

Batman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Dini
Pencils
Alex Ross
Inks
Alex Ross
Letters
Jack Morelli
Editing
Mark Chiarello (Editor); Valerie D'Orazio (Assistant Editor)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman; Joker; Harley Quinn; Dr. Rubin; Ahmet
Reprints

Hush, Chapter Seven: The Joke (Table of Contents: 15)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Jeph Loeb
Pencils
Jim Lee
Inks
Scott Williams
Colors
Alex Sinclair
Letters
Richard Starkings
Editing
Bob Schreck; Morgan Dontanville (assistant)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Oracle [Barbara Gordon]; James Gordon; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Joker; Harley Quinn [Harleen Quinzel]; Harvey Dent [Two-Face; disguised as Hush]
Reprints

Slayride (Table of Contents: 16)

Batman / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Dini
Pencils
Don Kramer
Inks
Wayne Faucher
Colors
John Kalisz
Letters
Jared K. Fletcher
Editing
Peter Tomasi; Michael Siglain (associate)

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

The Clown Prince of Crime (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

The Joker / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Joker
  2. 1. The Joker: The Greatest Stories Ever Told
    The Joker
  3. 2. [Publication Data]
  4. 3. Contents
  5. 4. [Batman Versus the Joker]
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  6. 5. The Joker's Comedy of Errors!
    Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder
  7. 6. The Joker's Utility Belt!
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. Crime-of-the-Month Club!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  9. 8. The Joker's Last Laugh!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  10. 9. The Laughing Fish!
    Batman
  11. 10. Sign of the Joker!
    Batman
  12. 11. Dreadful Birthday, Dear Joker...!
    Batman
  13. 12. Laughter After Midnight
    The Joker
  14. 13. [New Year's Eve]
    Batman
  15. 14. Case Study
    Batman
  16. 15. Hush, Chapter Seven: The Joke
    Batman
  17. 16. Slayride
    Batman
  18. 17. The Clown Prince of Crime
    The Joker
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