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The Joker 1

Cover to The Joker #1

The Joker is published by DC Comics. Current price per issue is $5.99.

Publication Dates[]

Last Issue[]

The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing #11: 03 Oct 2023

Current Issue[]

The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing #12: 07 Nov 2023

Next Issue[]

Joker: The World OGN: 17 Sep 2024

Status[]

Final issue of The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing was #12.

Characters[]

Main Characters[]

  • The Joker
  • Bluebird
  • Punchline

Allies[]

Enemies[]

  • James Gordon - Former police chief of Gotham City, now on a world-wide manhunt to track down the notorious Clown Prince of Crime: The Joker.
  • Batman

Minor Characters[]

Other Characters/Places/Things[]

Recent Storylines[]

The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing #12[]

The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing #11[]

The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing #10[]

Knight Terrors: The Joker #2[]

Knight Terrors: The Joker #1[]

The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing #9[]

The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing #8[]

The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing #7[]

The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing #6[]

The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing #5[]

The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing #4[]

The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing #3[]

The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing #2[]

The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing #1[]

The Joker #15[]

The Joker #14[]

The Joker #13[]

The Joker #12[]

The Joker #11[]

The Joker #10[]

The Joker 2021 Annual[]

The Joker #9[]

The Joker #8[]

The Joker #7[]

The Joker #6[]

The Joker #5[]

The Joker #4[]

The Joker #3[]

The Joker #2[]

The Joker #1[]

The Joker 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular[]

The Joker: Year of the Villain #1[]

Past Storylines[]

Collections[]

Hardcovers[]

  • The Joker, vol. 1 - Collects the Joker stories from vol. 2 #1-5, plus stories from Batman vol. 3 #100 & Batman: The Joker War Zone. "The Joker gets targeted as the most wanted man in the world! But the Clown Prince of Crime is several steps ahead of law enforcement—and he’s on the run overseas. James Gordon, facing retirement, realizes this is the manhunt of his life and the last piece of a storied career…but what mysterious and deadly forces are also in pursuit of The Joker?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779512017
  • The Joker, vol. 2 - Collects the Joker stories from vol. 2 #6-9 & Annual #1. "After barely surviving in the jungles of Belize, The Joker’s fled to Europe! Jim Gordon pursues the super-villain, but the seeds of doubt are sprouting…If The Joker didn’t gas Arkham Asylum, who did? And what’s the next move for Vengeance, daughter of Bane?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779516657 - Kindle
  • The Joker, vol. 3 - Collects the Joker stories from vol. 2 #10-15. "The Joker and all his enemies collide in Texas for an epic finale." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779519856
  • The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing, vol. 1 - Collects The Man Who Stopped Laughing #1-6. "The world holds its breath as the Joker strikes again! But how far is he willing to go this time? With the Clown Prince of Crime setting out on his most bizarre caper yet, will Gotham’s new mysterious vigilante be able to prevent certain tragedy?" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779520647
  • The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing, vol. 2 - Collects The Man Who Stopped Laughing #7-12. "He’s worn out his welcome in LA and plans to head back to Gotham to settle some unfinished business but discovers the City of Angels’ darkest secret: nobody gets out easily. Now he must choose—face the manhunt or the Manhunter, the masked vigilante also known as Kate Spencer!" - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779524928 - Kindle


  • Punchline: The Trial of Alexis Kaye - Collects the Punchline stories from vol. 2 #1-15 & 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular. "Alexis Kaye a.k.a. Punchline was the Joker's top general during the Joker War that tore Gotham City apart. The Joker got away, but Punchline didn't, and now she'll have to stand trial for her crimes. But as Leslie Thompkins and Harper Rowe quickly discover, Punchline is even more dangerous behind bars." - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779517968 - Kindle

Trade Paperbacks[]


  • The Joker by James Tynion IV Compendium - Collects the Joker stories from vol. 2 #1-15, Annual #1, Batman vol. 3 #100 & Batman: The Joker War Zone. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779528209 - (forthcoming, September 2024)
  • The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing – The Complete Series - Collects The Man Who Stopped Laughing #1-12 & KNight Terrors: The Joker #1-2. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781779527530 - (forthcoming, September 2024)


Omnibus Hardcovers[]

History[]

Leftover Useful Information[]

Creative Team[]

Volume 2[]

Writers: James Tynion IV & San Johns. Artists: Guillem March & Mirka Andolfo.

Publishing History[]

  • Volume 1: #1-9, 1975-1976 (#10 was completed but not published)
  • Volume 2: #1-15, 2021-2022
  • The Man Who Stopped Laughing: #1-12, 2022-2023

Future Publication Dates[]

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

The Joker by James Tynion IV Compendium TP: 10 Sep 2024
Joker: The World OGN: 17 Sep 2024
The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing – The Complete Series TP: 24 Sep 2024

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