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The Joker

WATCH: Mark Hamill Imagines Conversation Between Luke Skywalker And The Joker

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.09.2014 | Entertainment

Can we all agree that the only way to improve the iconic “I am your father” scene from “Star Wars” is to swap out Darth Vader with the Joker? ...

Walter White, Super Villain

W. Scott Poole | Posted 01.26.2014 | Entertainment
W. Scott Poole

Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan gave us a trope we're used to seeing in tights and a hood, and dressed him like our high school chemistry teacher.

Why Doesn't Batman Just Kill The Joker?

Quora | Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Jesse Richards, Author of The Secret Peace Because the Joker wins if Batman kills him. That&...

The Joker Is Back

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 10.10.2012 | Entertainment

PHILADELPHIA -- For a year the Joker's been out of sight, out of mind and out of trouble. That changed Wednesday in the pages of "Batman" No. 13, whe...

New Batman Revealed

Bryan Young | Posted 12.08.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

Batman #13 propels Joker into the spotlight once again. And it's lethal, scary, and unsettling.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Speaks Out On Aurora 'Dark Knight Rises' Shooting

Posted 07.24.2012 | Entertainment

In the days following the horrific shooting in Aurora, Colo., which has left 12 dead and 58 injured, another cast member of "The Dark Knight Rises," J...

Anne Hathaway's 'Heart Aches & Breaks' Over Aurora Shooting

Posted 07.23.2012 | Entertainment

As the world learns the faces and names of the victims of the Aurora, Colo. shooting during a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises," another o...

Did Christopher Nolan Originally Intend for the Joker to Appear in The Dark Knight Rises?

Quora | Posted 09.17.2012 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Mark Hughes, screenwriter and Forbes blogger This is a tricky question because there are really tw...

What Dark Knight Rises and the CFPB's First Anniversary Have in Common

Adam Levin | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Adam Levin

Batman just wants to do his job of protecting Gotham from crime. And the CFPB wants to do its job of protecting consumers from financial predators. Perhaps as the Dark Knight Rises to defeat the princes of evil, American voters should finally stand up to this army of darkness.

The Complexity of a Fantastic Four

Dave Astor | Posted 03.20.2012 | Entertainment
Dave Astor

During a single year of the not-great Harding presidency, four great cartoonists came into the world. Two of those 1922-born men died recently -- "The Family Circus" creator Bil Keane in November and the Joker creator (some say co-creator) Jerry Robinson in December.

Chatting with Batman: Arkham City's Sefton Hill & Dax Ginn, Plus Katy B, and Introducing StevieMix

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.29.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


David Moye

How Was The Joker Potty Trained? Mental Health Experts Psychoanalyze Batman Villains | David Moye | Posted 09.20.2011 | Weird News

Batman may be a great crime fighter, but he's a lousy expert at mental health. So says forensic psychiatrist Vasilis K. Pozios, M.D., a physician s...

Superman, Captain America, Santa Claus 'Invade' Bulgaria

Posted 08.20.2011 | World

The new "Captain America" movie may still be weeks away from release, but the comic book character has already made his first world appearance as part...

Superman's #1 Cover For Sale

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Jerry Robinson was 18 when he created the Joker, Batman's villainous psychopathic nemesis. He was among the pioneers of a new America...

Mark Hamill Talks Star Wars Live Action TV Show and the Joker

Jenna Busch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jenna Busch

I rarely get star struck anymore, but I couldn't help myself this time. I recently attended the red carpet for the Spike TV Video Game Awards in Down...

"Batman: Arkham Asylum" is a Great Video Game, Except...

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

It's not impossible, but it's genuinely challenging. And at my age and with the limited amount of free time I have, I no longer want to be challenged by video games.

Riddle Me This: Why Not Let Stephen Colbert Play the Riddler?

2morrowknight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Riddler is intellectually curious, wickedly funny, and relentlessly creative -- all of the things I would associate with Stephen Colbert. Add in the usual debauchery, mischief and shenanigans and Colbert could really pull it off.

Our Children Shouldn't Be Messengers Of Hate!

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

Regardless of which side of the religious and socio-political spectrum a child's parent or guardian is on, that child is innocent. Children are not billboards for hatred, malice and lies.

The Obama/Joker Poster Is Racist, Says Washington Post

Eugene Volokh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eugene Volokh

Are all references to white "urban" criminals actually secretly to blacks? Were the references to William Ayers, too?

Dark Knight America

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
William Bradley

The Dark Knight ends up in much the same place we finds ourselves today. Bereft of a clearcut hero. Having narrowly survived a assault against our essential selves. And wondering what comes next.

Batman (1989): Why Michael Keaton is the Best Bruce Wayne

Erik Lundegaard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erik Lundegaard

I love the way Michael Keaton plays Bruce Wayne. We usually see him as a socialite, a playboy, and I suppose you could say he is here, too, but it's a loose, complex take on Wayne. Still, the plot keeps fraying.

The End of the Heath Ledger Story

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Laermer

If in fact Dark Knight didn't want to make a show out of Heath Ledger's passing then it was probably not the canniest move to alert Oscar-watchers of his performance.

Ledger's Passing Stokes Joker Mania

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Heath Ledger's frenzied reinvention of the Joker had fans and colleagues buzzing. His dreadful clown face was seen online by milli...