Batman: The Killing Joke by Tim Sale, Alan Moore, Brian Bolland

50 pages first pub 1988 (editions)

fiction comics dark fast-paced

Description

For the first time the Joker's origin is revealed in this tale of insanity and human perseverance. Looking to prove that any man can be pushed past his breaking point and go mad, the Joker attempts to drive Commissioner Gordon insane. After shooti...

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Community Reviews Summary of 10,133 reviews

Moods

dark 99%
tense 61%
emotional 26%
mysterious 25%
sad 23%
adventurous 18%
challenging 16%
reflective 12%
funny 6%
inspiring 1%

Pace

fast 84%
medium 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 49% | A mix: 34% | Plot: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 44% | No: 36% | Yes: 17% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 65% | Yes: 16% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 6%

Average rating

4.15

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