This book collects nineteen Batman stories in which The Joker is the main villain.


This trade paperback reprints stories from the following comic book issues and comic books:

This paperback also collects a story which was originally printed in the newspapers in 1948, called The Joker and the Sparrow.

  • This paperback included an introduction by Mike Gold under the title The best of the bad: the Joker's dozen, end notes by Mark Waid under the title Stacking the deck: the other Joker stories, and biographies of notable Joker creators by Brian Augustyn.


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