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  • Cover dated Early September 1993.
  • Embossed gold cover.
  • "Suggested by the work of Bill Finger and Bob Kane."
  • On page 9 panel 6 a hint of the Joker's first name was revealed as Ja--.
  • The Joker's cousin Melvin Reipan last name is a homage to Jack Napier the name of the Joker in the movie Batman.
  • The pinup on page 50 is a homage to Batman #406.
  • The pinup on page 54 is a homage to Detective Comics #659.
  • "Deecee Universe 11" one page featuring "Rube's Soapdish" by Ruben Diaz, "The Bull's Utter" a one panel comic by Brian Augustyn and "Gripeline: Don't Even Wait For It" a parody of upcoming releases such as Defective Comics and Doogie Hawkman M.D.

This issue contains pin-ups from:

  • Jim Lee
  • Howard Chaykin
  • Phil Winslade
  • Kevin Maguire
  • P. Craig Russel
  • Ed Hannigan & John Beatty
  • Bob Wiacek & Walt Simonson
  • Sandy Plunkett
  • Tim Bradstreet
  • Brian Stelfreeze
  • Mark Schultz & Al Williamson
  • Kevin Nowlan
  • Michael W. Kaluta
  • Mike Zeck


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(Images) is another story of the Jokers orgin that never quite made it into the dc continuity .  It has a retelling of how the joker and the Batman first crossed paths  and the orgins of the infamous Joker Venom.    While Alan Moores: (Killing Joke) potrayed the Joker as a man driven into a psycotic killer due to tragic events in his life Alan Grants: (Images)  depicts the villian  perfectly as  the  sadastic   mass murderer we all grew up with having followed the characters in such storys as ((...

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