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Use for questions about the 1988 graphic novel Batman: The Killing Joke.

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Is what the Joker says about world wars in "The Killing Joke" true?

Is what the Joker says in The Killing Joke true? Do you know how many times we've come close to world war three over a flock of geese on a computer screen? Do you know what triggered the last ...
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Who were those Russians that the Joker was dancing with in The Killing Joke?

In one frame of The Killing Joke, the Joker is seen dancing with various people. The two dressed as Russians appear only in this frame, while the others appear throughout the story. Who are these ...
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What happens to Batgirl after The Killing Joke?

At the end of The Killing Joke we see that Barbara is paralyzed and in a wheelchair. Is this the end of Batgirl as well, or will another person take up the mantle?
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What really happened to Batman at the end of The Killing Joke?

I've just finished reading Batman: The Killing Joke and I have a question about the story. Did Batman really die at the end? In the story in the end of the comic? I'm from Brazil and I bought the ...
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Jokers' gun in "The Killing Joke"

Before I watched the movie "The killing joke" I read the comic again. I was always wondering why the gun of the joker has two barrels. Can it be possible that the main barrel is just used to trigger ...
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What's the melody of Joker's song in The Killing Joke?

When Joker is speaking to Gordon over the intercom in Batman: The Killing Joke, the enunciation and rhyming scheme (and the fact that he asks for music) make it pretty obvious that the Joker is ...
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