the killing joke

Bruce Timm on building a story around Batman: The Killing Joke
Jan 11, 2016

Animation guru Bruce Timm is bringing one of the most iconic DC Comics stories to life in Batman: The Killing Joke, but he ran into a bit of a problem — the source material was a bit thin to carry a feature film.

Mark Hamill officially signs on to voice The Joker in Batman: The Killing Joke
Jul 28, 2015

We all kind of assumed Mark Hamill would lend his trademark voice to the upcoming animated adaptation of Batman: The Killing Joke, and now it’s official.

Following backlash, DC pulls Batgirl variant inspired by The Killing Joke
Mar 18, 2015

Artist Rafael Albuquerque responds to Twitter pressure over the controversial new variant cover to DC's Batgirl.

DC's bizarre deal with an '80s metal band to make Alan Moore's Batman: The Killing Joke
Jan 16, 2014

Sure, Alan Moore played a pretty large role in putting together DC’s Batman graphic novel The Killing Joke — but we also owe a debt to a 1980s metal band you’ve probably never heard of.

Alan Moore may have had Batman kill The Joker and no one noticed
Aug 16, 2013

Warning: After hearing this, you may never read one of the greatest Batman stories ever the same way again.

Get creeped out by this Batman: The Killing Joke shadow play
Dec 15, 2012

For a class project, a young Spanish-speaking student rounded up some classmates and decided to adapt Alan Moore and Brian Bolland's classic Batman story The Killing Joke—most famous for crippling Barbara Gordon—into a multimedia explosion of creativity.