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Absolute Batman : the killing joke

Author: Alan Moore; Brian Bolland; Richard Starkings
Publisher: Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 30th anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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"One bad day. Freed once again from the confines of Arkham Asylum, The Joker is out to prove a deranged point. And he's going to use Gotham City's top cop, commissioner Jim Gordon, and his brilliant daughter Barbara (a.k.a. Batgirl) to do it. Now Batman must race to stop his archnemesis before his reign of terror claims two of the Dark Knight's closest friends. Critically acclaimed writer Alan Moore redefined the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Superhero comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Comics (Graphic works.)
Superhero comics
Comics (Graphic works)
Named Person: Batman, (Fictitious character); Joker, (Fictitious character); Batman, (Fictitious character); Joker, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Moore; Brian Bolland; Richard Starkings
ISBN: 9781401284121 1401284124
OCLC Number: 1057411230
Notes: "Batman created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger."
"Originally published in single magazine form in BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE, BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE 4; BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE; COUNTDOWN 31; COVER STORY: THE DC COMICS ART OF BRIAN BOLLAND; JOKER: LAST LAUGH 1, 6; JOKER'S GREATEST STORIES EVER TOLD; WHO'S WHO IN DC UNIVERSE 13; WONDER WOMAN 96"--Title page verso.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction / Tim Sale --
Batman : the killing joke, the deluxe edition --
Afterword / Brian Bolland --
The killing joke : the cover story --
A killing joke retrospective / John Higgins --
Batman : the killing joke, the original printing --
The killing joke : the script --
Who's who : the Joker --
The origin of the Joker --
An innocent guy --
Art gallery / Brian Bolland --
Biographies.
Responsibility: Alan Moore, writer ; Brian Bolland, artist ; Richard Starkings, letterer ; Brian Bolland, collection cover artist.

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One of the bestselling graphic novels of all-time finally gets the Absolute treatment, as BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE is presented in a 30th Anniversary hardcover slipcase edition!  Read more...

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"...a genuinely chilling portrayal of Batman's greatest foe." --Booklist "Easily the greatest Joker story ever told, Batman: The Killing Joke is also one of Alan Moore's finest works." --IGN "I loved Read more...

 
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