Stacked Deck: The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told

Longmeadow Press

United States

Published
November 1990
Page count
356
Cover price
29.95 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
ISBN
0-681-41015-9
Branding
None
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/355877

Credits

Editing
Mike Gold

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Stacked Deck: The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (Joker) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Joker
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Joker

Credits

Script
None
Art
Dean Motter
Colours
Dean Motter
Letters
typeset
Editing
None
Show/hide 1. The Best of the Bad Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 1 page

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Art
None
Colours
None
Letters
typeset
Editing
None

Synopsis

The noted Batman writer's forward reflects on the vilest villain in the Caped Crusader's rogue gallery.

Show/hide 2. The Joker's Dozen Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 4 pages

Credits

Script
Mike Gold
Art
None
Colours
None
Letters
typeset
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) #[nn] ([December] 1988)

Synopsis

DC Comics group editor and Director of Development's introduction provides a brief history of the Joker and the challenges of collecting the best stories of the Clown Prince of Crime.

Show/hide 3. [Batman Versus the Joker] (Batman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker (first appearance); Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Bob Kane
Jerry Robinson (backgrounds)
Colours
Tatjana Wood
Letters
Jerry Robinson
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #1 (Spring 1940)

Synopsis

Batman faces a new criminal who succeeds in killing famous men and stealing their prized possessions, leaving them all with "a smile" on their face!

Notes

Title found on the Contents page (no title was provided in the original story).

Show/hide 4. The Case of the Joker's Crime Circus (Batman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Jerry Robinson
George Roussos (uncredited)
Colours
Adrienne Roy
Letters
George Roussos (uncredited)
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #4 (Winter 1941)

Synopsis

The Joker organizes a crime circus that performs at the homes of wealthy patrons to size up the joint, then later robs them.

Show/hide 5. [The Joker and the Sparrow] (Batman) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker; Alfred Pennyworth; Robin [Dick Grayson]; the Sparrow

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz (uncredited)
Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Charles Paris
Colours
Nansi Hoolahan
Letters
Ira Schnapp (uncredited)
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from McClure Newspaper Syndicate Batman Sunday strips #104-#110 (10/28/1945 - 12/9/1945)

Synopsis

The Joker's criminal repudiation is challenged by "The Sparrow" causing twice the trouble for Batman and Robin.

Notes

Title found on the Contents page (no title was provided in the original story). The story has also been given the title "Gotham's Cleverest Criminal" in other reprints.

Show/hide 6. The Man Behind the Red Hood (Batman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Red Hood [Joker] (origin); Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Bill Finger (uncredited)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Lew Sayre Schwartz (uncredited)
Win Mortimer (uncredited)
Inks
George Roussos
Colours
Anthony Tollin
Editing
None

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #168 (February 1951)
The Man Behind the Red Hood!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #14 ([August 1951])
The Man Behind the Red Hood
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #213 (July-August 1969)
The Man Behind the Red Hood!
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #20 ([May 1970?])
The Man Behind the Red Hood
 
United States
Batman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971) #73-168329 (October 1971)
The Man behind the Red Hood!
 
United States
Limited Collectors' Edition (DC, 1972 series) #C-39 (October-November 1975)
The Man Behind the Red Hood!
 
United States
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) (1988 [February 1989])
The Man Behind the Red Hood
 
United States
Batman Archives (DC, 1990 series) #8 ([June] 2012)
The Man Behind the Red Hood!
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #168 (February 1951)

Synopsis

Batman is asked to be a guest instructor for State University's first criminology course. The students tackle one of the Caped Crusader's unsolved cases -- the ten year old mystery of the Red Hood. Their investigation lures the successful villain out of hiding as they try to use what they learned to determine his identify.

Show/hide 7. The Joker's Crime Costume (Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker; Alfred Pennyworth; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Bill Finger (uncredited)
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colours
Greg Theakston
Letters
Ira Schnapp (uncredited)
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #63 (February-March 1951)

Synopsis

Seeing Batman's wide assortment of costumes, the Joker decides to commit crimes disguised as comedy characters of fiction.

Show/hide 8. The Joker's Utility Belt! (Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Joker; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
David Vern (uncredited)
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colours
Glenn Whitmore
Letters
Ira Schnapp (uncredited)
Editing
None

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #73 (October-November 1952)
The Joker's Utility Belt!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #35 ([April 1953])
The Joker's Utility Belt!
 
United Kingdom
Batman (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #35 ([April 1953?])
The Joker's Utility Belt
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #10 ([July 1966?])
The Joker’s Utility Belt
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #53 ([May 1970?])
The Joker's Utility Belt
 
United States
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) (1988 [February 1989])
The Joker's Utility Belt
From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #73 (October-November 1952)

Synopsis

When the Joker's seemingly easy capture of the Caped Crusaders goes terribly wrong when Batman springs a surprise on him using his utility belt, the Crime Clown decides to outdo the Batman with his OWN utility belt!

Show/hide 9. The Crimes of Batman! (Batman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Joker; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
David Vern (uncredited)
Pencils
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures)
Lew Sayre Schwartz (uncredited)
Inks
Charles Paris (uncredited)
Colours
Daniel Vozzo
Editing
None

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #61 (November-December 1952)
The Crimes of Batman!
Also printed
Australia
Batman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #38 (July 1953)
The Crimes of Batman
 
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #198 (February 1968)
The Crimes of Batman!
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #15 ([March 1968?])
 
Australia
Giant Batman Album (Colour Comics, 1962 series) #15 ([March 1968?])
The Crimes of Batman
 
United States
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) (1988 [February 1989])
The Crimes of Batman
From GCD
from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #61 (November-December 1952)

Synopsis

The Joker kidnaps Robin in order to force Batman to publicly cheat, steal and kill.

Show/hide 10. The Crazy Crime Clown! (Batman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Joker; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Alvin Schwartz (uncredited)
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colours
Glenn Whitmore
Editing
None

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #74 (December 1952-January 1953)
The Crazy Crime Clown!
Also printed
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #37 (July 1953)
The Crazy Crime Clown
 
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #37 ([July 1953])
The Crazy Crime Clown
 
United Kingdom
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1952 series) #54 ([December 1954?])
The Crazy Crime Clown!
 
Australia
Giant Superman and Batman Album (KGM, 1966 series) #1 ([April 1967?])
The Crazy Crime Clown
 
United States
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) (1988 [February 1989])
The Crazy Crime Clown
From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #74 (December 1952-January 1953)

Synopsis

The Joker commits a series of crimes that are so outrageous and meaningless that when he finally turns himself in, he is sentenced to an insane asylum rather than prison. Batman is suspicious and finds a way to keep a close eye on his arch-nemesis.

Show/hide 11. Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes (Batman; Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker; Lois Lane; Lex Luthor; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White

Credits

Script
Edmond Hamilton (uncredited)
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colours
Glenn Whitmore
Editing
None

Reprint history

First print
United States
World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #88 (May-June 1957)
Superman and Batman's Greatest Foes!
Also printed
Australia
Super Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #87 ([September 1957])
Superman and Batman's Greatest Foes!
 
United States
80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #15 (October 1965)
Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes!
 
Australia
Giant Superman and Batman Album (KGM, 1966 series) #1 ([April 1967?])
Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes
 
United States
Batman from the Thirties to the Seventies (Crown, 1971) #73-168329 (October 1971)
Superman and Batman's Greatest Foes
 
United States
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) (1988 [February 1989])
Superman's and Batman's Greatest Foes
 
United States
Showcase Presents: World's Finest (DC, 2007 series) #Volume One ([October] 2007)
Superman and Batman's Greatest Foes!
From GCD
from World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #88 (May-June 1957)

Synopsis

Lex Luthor and Joker go into business together making Mechano-Men, near indestructible robots. Superman and Batman believe they have not gone straight and try to figure out their master plan.

Show/hide 12. Crime-of-the-Month Club! (Batman) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Joker; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Dave Wood (uncredited)
Pencils
Dick Sprang
Inks
Charles Paris
Colours
Shelley Eiber
Letters
Pat Gordon (uncredited)
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #110 (September 1957)

Synopsis

Batman and Robin investigate the Joker's newest scheme, the Crime of the Month Club.

Show/hide 13. The Great Clayface - Joker Feud (Batman) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batgirl [Betty Kane]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Batwoman [Kathy Kane]; Clayface [Matt Hagen]; Commissioner James Gordon; Joker; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Bill Finger (uncredited)
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris (uncredited)
Colours
Helen Vesik
Letters
Stan Starkman (uncredited)
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #159 (November 1963)

Synopsis

Clayface is back, and his current spree of robberies has made him the "Top Criminal in the Country". The Joker takes exception starting a feud that draws the attention of Batman, Robin, Batwoman and Batgirl.

Show/hide 14. The Joker Jury! (Batman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Joker; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Bill Finger (uncredited)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colours
Jerry Serpe
Letters
Joe Letterese (uncredited)
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #163 (May 1964)

Synopsis

The Joker uses the city's various service departments as the inspiration for his newest crime wave.

Show/hide 15. The Joker's Happy Victims (Batman) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Joker; Alfred Pennyworth; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colours
Shelley Eiber
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from Joker's Happy Victims!, The [Kelloggs Pop-Tart Comics] (DC, 1966 series) #[nn]

Synopsis

Three of Gotham's wealthy citizens enjoy being robbed by the Joker and refuse to file a complaint.

Notes

Adaptated and rewritten Batman Golden Age story titled "The Happy Victims!" from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #52 (April-May 1949).

Show/hide 16. The Joker's Five-Way Revenge! (Batman) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Joker

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colours
Tom Ziuko
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #251 (September 1973)
The Joker's Five-Way Revenge!
Printed in
Australia
Superman Presents Tip Top Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #114 ([November 1974?])
The Joker's Five-Way Revenge
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #2 (November-December 1979)
The Joker's Five-Way Revenge
 
Australia
Batman Album (Murray, 1978 series) #47 ([July 1980?])
The Joker's Five-Way Revenge!
 
United Kingdom
The Super Heroes Monthly (Egmont Publishing, 1980 series) v1#3 ([December 1980?])
The Joker's Five-Way Revenge!
 
United States
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) (1988 [February 1989])
The Joker's Five-Way Revenge
 
United States
Batman Illustrated by Neal Adams (DC, 2003 series) #3 ([December] 2005)
The Joker's Five-Way Revenge!
From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #251 (September 1973)

Synopsis

The Joker has escaped from the state hospital for the criminally insane and seeking revenge. A member of his old crew betrayed him, and it is up to Batman to protect them from the Clown Prince of Crime's murderous rampage.

Show/hide 17. Death Has the Last Laugh (Batman; Joker) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman; Joker
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Joker

Credits

Script
Bob Haney
Art
Jim Aparo
Colours
Bob LeRose
Letters
Jim Aparo
Editing
None

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #111 (February-March 1974)
Death Has the Last Laugh
Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (KG Murray, 1973 series) #117 ([January 1975?])
Death Has the Last Laugh Part 1: A Batman’s Rage Part 2: The Unholy Allies Part 3: The Gates of Fear
 
United States
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) (1988 [February 1989])
Death Has the Last Laugh
 
United States
Showcase Presents The Brave and the Bold Batman Team-Ups (DC, 2007 series) #3 (2008)
Death Has the Last Laugh
From GCD
from The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #111 (February-March 1974)

Synopsis

An entire family is murdered, and it appears to be the handiwork of the Joker. Batman finds evidence that suggests that his arch-nemesis is being set-up and agrees to work with the master criminal to find the real murderer.

Show/hide 18. The Last Ha Ha (Joker) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Joker
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Creeper [Jack Ryder]; Marvin Fargo; Joker; Benny Khiss

Credits

Script
Denny O'Neil
Pencils
Ernie Chan
Inks
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Colours
Joe Orlando
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

From GCD
from The Joker (DC, 1975 series) #3 (September-October 1975)

Synopsis

The Creeper is blamed for one of the Joker's crimes, and he must clear his name.

Show/hide 19. The Laughing Fish! (Batman) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Joker; Silver St. Cloud; Rupert Thorne

Credits

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Colours
Petra Scotese
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #475 (February 1978)
The Laughing Fish
Also printed
Australia
Batman Album (Murray, 1978 series) #44 ([October 1979?])
Untitled
 
United States
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) (1988 [February 1989])
The Laughing Fish
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #475 (February 1978)

Synopsis

The Joker poisons the water around Gotham giving all of the fish his gruesome grin. The Harlequin of Hate then attempts to trademark the tainted aquatic species forcing Batman to protect the bureaucrats twisted scheme.

Show/hide 20. Sign of the Joker! (Batman) Comic story, 17 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Commissioner James Gordon; Joker; Silver St. Cloud; Hugo Strange (as a ghost); Rupert Thorne

Credits

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Marshall Rogers
Inks
Terry Austin
Colours
Petra Scotese
Letters
Milton Snapinn
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #476 (March-April 1978)
Sign of the Joker!
Also printed
Australia
Batman Album (Murray, 1978 series) #44 ([October 1979?])
Sign of the Joker
 
Australia
The Sign of the Joker (Murray, 1982?) ([1982?])
Sign of the Joker
 
United States
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) (1988 [February 1989])
The Sign of the Joker
From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #476 (March-April 1978)

Synopsis

Hugo Strange takes his revenge on Rupert Thorne, Silver St. Cloud makes a decision about her future, and Batman puts an end to the Joker's latest scheme.

Show/hide 21. Dreadful Birthday, Dear Joker...! (Batman) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Lucius Fox; Commissioner James Gordon; Joker; Alfred Pennyworth; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Credits

Script
Len Wein
Pencils
Walt Simonson
Inks
Dick Giordano
Colours
Julianna Ferriter
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Paul Levitz

Reprint history

First print
United States
Batman (DC, 1940 series) #321 (March 1980)
Dreadful Birthday, Dear Joker...!
Also printed
United States
The Best of DC (DC, 1979 series) #11 (April 1981)
Dreadful Birthday Dear Joker ...!
 
Australia
The Sign of the Joker (Murray, 1982?) ([1982?])
Dreadful Birthday, Dear Joker
 
United States
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) (1988 [February 1989])
Dreadful Birthday, Dear Joker--
From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #321 (March 1980)

Synopsis

The Joker plans his own birthday party and invites all of Gotham to watch the explosive celebration with some of Batman's closest allies. It is up to the Caped Crusader to find the event before the fireworks start.

Show/hide 22. Last Laugh (Batman) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; James Gordon; Joker; Olivia Ortega; Alfred Pennyworth; Arthur Reeves; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Vicki Vale

Credits

Script
Gerry Conway
Pencils
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colours
Adrienne Roy
Letters
Ben Oda
Editing
Len Wein

Reprint history

From GCD
from Batman (DC, 1940 series) #353 (November 1982)

Synopsis

The planned demolition of Gotham's General Station and the computer assisted preservation of its landmark facade inspires Joker's newest scheme to leave his mark for all to see.

Show/hide 23. Catch as Catscan (Batman) Comic story, 21 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; James Gordon; Joker; Dr. Moon; Alfred Pennyworth; Robin [Jason Todd]

Credits

Script
Mike Barr
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Paul Neary
Colours
Katie Main
Letters
John Workman
Editing
Denny O'Neil

Reprint history

From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #569 [Direct] (December 1986)

Synopsis

The Joker leaves his telltale calling card with a clue that sends Batman, Robin and Catwoman to the Gotham Public Library to stop the Clown Prince of Crime's newest caper.

Show/hide 24. The Last Laugh! (Batman) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Batman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Catwoman [Selina Kyle]; Joker; Dr. Moon; Robin [Jason Todd]

Credits

Script
Mike Barr
Pencils
Alan Davis
Inks
Paul Neary
Colours
Katie Main
Letters
John Workman
Editing
Denny O'Neil

Reprint history

From GCD
from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #570 [Direct] (January 1987)

Synopsis

Batman and Robin search the underworld for information that will lead them to the Joker's hideout. Time is running out as Dr. Moon joins the Caped Crusader's arch-nemesis in an experiment designed to return Catwoman to her criminal ways.

Show/hide 25. Still Crazy After All These Years Foreword, introduction, preface, afterword, 2 pages

Credits

Script
Dick Giordano
Art
None
Colours
None
Letters
typeset
Editing
None

Synopsis

The DC Comics Vice President and Editorial Director's afterward reflects on the appeal and success of the Clown Prince of Crime throughout his long history.

Show/hide 26. Stacking the Deck: The Other Joker Stories Text article, 6 pages

Credits

Author
Mark Waid
Art
None
Colours
None
Letters
typeset
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) #[nn] ([December] 1988)

Synopsis

Former DC Comics Assoicated Editor provides a history of the Joker from the character's first appearance in Batman #1 to his role in the 1989 Batman movie.

Show/hide 27. Creating the Greatest: The Men Behind the Mask Text article, 6 pages

Credits

Author
Brian Augustyn
Art
None
Colours
None
Letters
typeset
Editing
None

Reprint history

From GCD
from The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (DC, 1988 series) #[nn] ([December] 1988)

Synopsis

DC Comics Editor Brian Augustyn provides a brief biography on some of the writers and artists who contributed to the collection: Neal Adams, Dan Adkins, Murphy Anderson, Jim Aparo, Terry Austin, Mike Barr, E. Nelson Bridwell, Jack Burnley, Ernie Chan, Gerry Conway, Alan Davis, Steve Englehart, Bill Finger, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Dick Giordano, Bob Haney, Carmine Infantino, Bob, Kane, Stan Kaye, Sheldon Moldoff, Jim Mooney, Paul Neary, Dennis O'Neil, Charles Paris, Jerry Robinson, Marshall Rogers, George Roussos, Walt Simonson, Dick Sprang, and Wein.


Notes

Reprint of the The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (October 1997) expanded to include three newer Joker stories: "The Last Laugh" (Batman #353), "Catch as Catscan" (Detective Comics #569) and "The Last Laugh!" (Detective Comics #570).

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 75802

Cover added

  • 06/10/2012

Index completed

  • 06/10/2012

Last updated

  • 06/10/2012