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Batman: The Killing Joke (1988) - OGN SC
(1st Printing)
DC Comics


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  Writer(s):
Alan Moore - 'Curt Vile / Jill Deray / The Original Writer'

Penciller(s):
Brian Bolland

Inker(s):
Brian Bolland

Colorist(s):
John B. Higgins

Letterer(s):
Richard Alan Starkings - 'RS'

Editor(s):
Dennis 'Denny' O'Neil
Dan Raspler

Cover Artist(s):
Brian Bolland
 

Rating (out of 10):
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Awards:
  • 1989 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards - Winner - Best Graphic Album: (by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland [DC])
  • 1989 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards - Nominee - Best Single Issue: (Alan Moore and Brian Bolland [DC])

Cover Date: 1988
Cover Price: US $3.50

Issue Tagline: None.

Format: Color; Prestige Format; 48 pages

There are other versions of this issue in the database:
Batman: The Killing Joke (1988) OGN SC 10th Printing
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The Killing Joke

Synopsis:
The Joker wages a personal war against Commissioner Gordon and his family, hoping to drive him insane. Shooting and crippling Jim's daughter Barbara, the Joker pushes Gordon to the brink of madness. When Batman arrives on the scene, he realizes that in the end, either the Joker or himself will wind up killing each other in the end. Will that day be today?

Reprinted/Collected in:
Batman (1990) #2
Batman: Tappava pila (1989) #1
Batman: The Killing Joke (1988) OGN HC (Deluxe Edition)
Batman: The Killing Joke (1988) OGN HC (Deluxe Edition - Titan Books Edition)
DC Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore (2006) TPB
DC-sankarit: Tekijšnš Alan Moore (2007) HC

Notes:
Barbara Gordon shot and paralyzed.

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