Hes been called the greatest comic book villain of all time and one of the greatest characters ever created. From his inception in 1940 to his continued existence in 2014, the Joker remains as popular as ever both for both comic book and non-comic book fans alike, with his Glasgow smile, green hair, and startling white skin being instant symbols of recognition. The Joker debuted in the Golden Age of comic books as a mass murdering serial killer Batman has to stop. His appearance in nine of the initial twelve issues established himself as the caped crusaders archenemy, and he continued to play the sociopathic role till the comic book code authority took control of the industry and ushered in the silver age, resulting in many characters becoming family-friendly caricatures of their former selves. In other words, the Joker literally became a gimmicky clown. Luckily, all that changed with the ushering in of the bronze and modern ages, wherein the Clown Prince Of Crime was brought back to his roots. Of course, in todays world where success for a superhero film mostly equates in a PG-13 rating, the gruesomeness of some of the Jokers more popular crimes will either never be depicted or completely shown. Here is a list of 8 such ones:
Red Stewart is big fan of the entertainment industry, with insights into film, television, and video games for starters. Despite growing up in the 21st century's era of modernization, he prefers many retro era ideas over the current trends found in many of today's media. Personally he's an introvert who loves reading as much as gaming.