Joker (character)

Fictional character in the DC Universe

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Joker (character): Fictional character in the DC Universe
The Joker is a supervillain created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson who first appeared in the debut issue of the comic book Batman, published by DC Comics. Credit for the Joker's creation is disputed; Kane and Robinson claimed responsibility for the Joker's design while acknowledging Finger's writing contribution. Although the Joker was planned to be killed off during his initial appearance, he was spared by editorial intervention, allowing the character to endure as the archenemy of the superhero Batman.


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Making Oscar history, 'Parasite' wins best picture

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Spoilers! The 5 most shocking 'Joker' moments that everyone will be talking about

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