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Has Batman ever said he hates the Joker?

Batman Vol.2 #17 "I HATE nothing more on this Earth than you, Joker. Nothing"
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Is the Joker based on anything?

According to this article, Batman creators Bob Kane and Bill Finger created the Joker based on a combination of the playing card (obviously) and the character played by Conrad Veidt in the 1928 silent ...
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Is the Joker left-handed?

TL;DR: It varies across the different media, universes and series. However, in some he is "predominantly left handed", others appears to be mostly right handed and others ambidextrous. In The Dark ...
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Why does the Joker do this to Bob?

According to the film's official novelisation, it was out of frustration that none of his henchmen (including Bob) had told him about the Batwing. “He stole my balloons!” he screamed. Nobody had an ...
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Does Batman drop Jack Napier on purpose?

The film's final draft script indicates that Batman didn't drop Jack intentionally. He simply didn't have a good grasp on him. [Batman reaches, gets a poor grip. He stares, perplexed. at the ...
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Why does the real identity of the Joker matter?

It matters because it matters to Batman Knowing who the Joker really is has the potential to provide these advantages: Knowing where he grew up, where he worked or went to school, or who his ...
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What chemicals did The Joker fall into?

New Answer: Update: Batman: Funny Bones gives the exact chemical make-up. Batman: I know its components by heart. The whole list. Eleven percent sodium hydroxide. Thirty-four percent sulfuric ...
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In The Dark Knight, how did the Joker get and set up all the oil drums without being found out?

They weren't oil, they were diesel. Dent’s chair wouldn’t move—stuck on a raised board, probably. Dent shifted all his weight to one side and . . . that was a mistake. He began to topple. It was too ...
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Jokers' gun in "The Killing Joke"

Barrels That is not a second barrel. It is the slide for emptying rounds from the cylinder. On old style revolvers, the entire cylinder does not pop out to allow for speed loading. Instead, you open ...
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Is the Joker left-handed?

There is at least one canon comic where he's "predominantly left handed." I have no idea whether or not this is contradicted elsewhere. From Dark Knight #3: Here, when he murders Jason Todd in A ...
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Why does the Joker have such high pain tolerance?

I don't know of a canonical reason, but there are real physiological reasons that support the idea for the character Several studies have found pain is as unique as the individual. An American Pain ...
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In Batman (1989), does the Joker know who Batman is?

It's possible, but not until the very end of the movie. This is the script of the scene you are recalling (found here): The Joker, hearing something beneath the trapdoor, begins to move the ...
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Why does the Joker do this to Bob?

I too remember being shocked by the Joker shooting Bob the Goon near the climax of Batman. The reason he does it is apparently to show that the Joker is in the process of completely losing it. Up to ...
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What does the Joker say in Tim Burton's Batman (1989)?

The line is: "I'm of a mind to make some mooky." This is from the transcript. "Mooky" seems to have several meanings; however the most likely meaning, given he is holding a picture ...
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In Batman (1989), how did all of the Batwing's shots and missiles miss the Joker when he was standing still?

In the film's novelisation, it's made a little clearer that a large amount of the munitions that Batman fired weren't aimed at the Joker at all, they were aimed at the floats and anything else that ...
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Did the Joker ever refer to himself as the Joker?

No A search of the transcript of The Dark Knight reveals 37 mentions of the word "Joker," but all of them are spoken by people other than the Joker himself. The script indicates that others "call ...
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Does the Joker consider any act of violence to be too wrong?

Depends on your definition of Canon. I don't remember the exact issue, but there was a Batman/Captain America crossover back in, oh, the 80s or so. Joker ends up teaming up with Red Skull . Cap and ...
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In The Dark Knight, how did the Joker get and set up all the oil drums without being found out?

Presumably he used trucks On a more serious note… (Why so serious?) Buying them probably would not have raised any flags drums of oil are not really a controlled substance, stealing them may have ...
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Do we know what the Joker's third origin story would have been?

After having heard two separate backstories (each of which is notably applicable to the person who he tells the story to); we can assume that the Joker's origin stories are lies; intended to both ...
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In Batman (1989), does the Joker know who Batman is?

If you take just that line by itself, It's implied that Joker has in fact figured it out-though when this happens would probably not be until the fight in the Clock Tower itself. Being that Bruce ...
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How old is Arthur Fleck in Joker?

In the leaked script, which seems pretty accurate from a skim and after watching the film, he's noted as being in his 30's. As this comes from the leaked script though there may have been changes ...
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What's the melody of Joker's song in The Killing Joke?

Here you have it sung by Mark Hamill in animated version of "Killing Joke":
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Jokers' gun in "The Killing Joke"

I just looked at my Killing Joke, and Joker clearly says God damn it... It's empty! Surely, he could be lying. We see that the flag comes out of the bigger barrel. When Joker shoots Barbara, it ...
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Is the Joker bluffing in these instances?

I really doubt that the Joker didn't plan out the kidnappings of Harvey and Rachel. Further, add to that the fact he gave the wrong addresses of their whereabouts, interchanging them in fact, when ...
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Removing of Joker's face

Detective Comics Vol 2 1 (November 2011) Batman leaves the Joker at Arkham Asylum, where Dr. Jeremiah Arkham declares that he will take the clown on as a patient. After Joker is left alone, a man ...
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In the movie The Dark Knight, what is the explanation for the cop allowing himself to be captured by the Joker in the police station?

Joker was just a crazy killer at that point, at least to a cop. The most Joker has done at this point in the movie is arrange some high profile assassinations and crash a party. The attack on Dent's ...
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Did the Joker ever refer to himself as the Joker?

I believe the closest he gets is referring to jokers (playing cards) as "my card."
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Was the Three Jokers storyline ever explained?

Ultimately, this was resolved in the Geoff Johns-headed Batman: Three Jokers miniseries that ran in 2020. Within the story, Batman does discover that there are three jokers, the Criminal (closest ...
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How old is Arthur Fleck in Joker?

Arthur Fleck is either 32 or 33 years old in Joker (which was set in 1981). When Arthur Fleck got his mother's (Penny Fleck) records from the hospital, one of the admission papers state that it was ...
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Was the Three Jokers storyline ever explained?

The Three Jokers story will be explained by Geoff Johns in an upcoming story. As explained by Scott Snyder in an interview from CBR Geoff [Johns] was great about walking us through what the plan is ...
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