The Killing Joke: A Peak at Gotham’s The Joker

Capture2Every now and then a comic book comes along that shocks the world. One that transcends the very nature of he medium and takes it from being just a comic book to a place of high regard. Let’s talk about the comic that did this. The Killing Joke.

The Killing Joke was released in 1981, written by mastermind writer Alan Moore and drawn by Brian Bolland. It launched with fury into the world and became quite controversial. It took us into the dark gutters of Gotham City and gave us a look inside the head of Gotham’s most infamous resident, The Joker. That’s right! The Killing Joke is really the first time we got a peak at who the Joker might have been before the make up, the smiles, and the murders.

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