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Batman: The Killing Joke - Comics From The Basement

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Hello Dwellers and Welcome to COMICS FROM THE BASEMENT!

This Friday at San Diego Comic-Con, there will be the world premier of the ‘The Killing Joke’ film, and boy has the hype around it gone through the freaking roof… because it has an ‘R-Rating’ and they are going to remain ‘faithful’ to the original story…

And it just so happens that I have a copy of ‘The Killing Joke’… okay, granted it’s the Deluxe Edition, because I wasn’t going to spent $225 on a first print edition… and I figure why not review it this week.

Now for those of you who may not know, this tells a dual story, and I’ll go over them separately. The first and biggest draw of it is that it tells the ‘origin’ of The Joker, a failing stand up comedian who is desperate to support his pregnant wife and who gets roped into taking part of a robbery of where he use to work… his wife dies in an accident, the goons who talk him into the robbery make him wear the mask of the ‘Red Hood’ and he ends up taking a bath, diving into chemic…