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The killing joke, Christa Faust and Gary Phillips

Label
The killing joke
Title
The killing joke
Statement of responsibility
Christa Faust and Gary Phillips
Title variation
Batman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Adapting what may be the most popular of graphic novels, by the edgy Hard Case Crime author, adding layers and exploring the nature of morality. Faced with overwhelming poverty and a pregnant wife, a tragic, struggling comedian is forced to turn to crime. In his first heist, he is immersed in toxic chemicals that disfigure him bizarrely, driving him mad and thus giving birth to The Joker. For years, the Clown Prince of Crime has been caught in a dance of violence with his greatest nemesis, the Batman. Escaping Arkham Asylum, he plots his most lethal caper. This will be the ultimate punch line... his KILLING JOKE. In their mission to protect Gotham City, Batman and Batgirl (Barbara Gordon) pursue ruthless criminals such as the grandiose Maxie Zeus and Antonio "Python" Palmares. Simultaneously, Commissioner James Gordon and Detective Harvey Bullock take on a cartel distributing the latest designer drug--"giggle sniff," derived from a venom created by The Joker. This rapid-fire sequence of events spirals together to threaten Batman's closest friends and allies, and locks the two eternal foes in their ultimate death match. Copyright 2017 DC Comics. BATMAN, THE JOKER, THE KILLING JOKE and all related characters and elements & TM DC Comics and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc
Member of
Cataloging source
PABRO
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Faust, Christa
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6056.A95
LC item number
K55 2019
Literary form
fiction
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1955-
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  • Phillips, Gary
  • DC Comics, Inc
Series statement
Batman novel
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  • Batman
  • Joker
  • Superheroes
  • Supervillains
  • Police
  • Drug traffic
  • Organized crime
Label
The killing joke, Christa Faust and Gary Phillips
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland and characters created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BRDbd19038063
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781785658129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1035434311
Label
The killing joke, Christa Faust and Gary Phillips
Publication
Note
"Based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland and characters created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BRDbd19038063
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781785658129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1035434311

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