This venom came in many forms, from gas to darts to liquid poison, and was his primary calling card. That requires intelligent reasoning, which is something a psychopath wouldn't be able to hold on to. As for why the toxin didn't work on the Joker, or why he doesn't feel fear, an explicit reason isn't given -- though him being insane might have something to do with it. I laughed and blew it out. The Joker really does want to kill Robin, and he successfully killed the second hero known as Robin: Jason Todd although that didn't last, due to some cosmic restructuring beyond the Joker's control. I think it was Grant Morrison that once said that Joker's insanity is actually some kind of super-sanity.
Help arrived in the form of the original Batman who aided his successor and his son in their battle against the Black Glove and the Clown Prince of Crime at and the Batcave. We kind of got our answer in two different multiverse stories. Why else would you dress up like a flying rat? A metatextual dimension here is undeniable. In the film series, he is generally a weak physical fighter, such as in 1989's Batman. Your wife's dead and the baby's a spastic!! This would be the far more logical answer. His wife's bed is empty. During that time, the Joker was also inactive, in an essentially catatonic state cared for in an insane asylum.
As in, wait, the red and the black. Joker was mad at Black Mask for taking away from him the chance to kill another Robin. If I'm going to have a past, I prefer it to be multiple choice! Still, you can't say we didn't show you a good time. Criminal Career Golden Age Main article: The Joker, as drawn by Bob Kane in his very first appearance. The sirens echo through the tunnel. One could also say that the very act of choosing to act that way makes a better case for him being insane than almost any other argument could. In reality, Joker had sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital.
I like the Super Sanity theory. Burn your credit cards and wear high heels! Some time later, Joker got a second chance to take down Black Mask and he shot the crime lord on the leg. There was a debate that he wasn't? There was a debate that he isn't? It is beyond the scope of this article to discuss the Joker's sexuality and fixations in The Dark Knight Returns and other works. He's not crazy, he's just paranoid, so his attempts at fear come from pharmaceuticals. In June of 1985, the dimension-spanning catastrophe known as the Crisis on Infinite Earths resulted in the collapse of the Multiverse. At times, the viewers and Batman may even find the Clown Prince of Crime making a bit of sense.
Killing the Family The Shooting of Batgirl Joker had a habit of escaping from Arkham on various occasions, but two of these occasions are most notable as a result of his criminal activities after his escapes. The ongoing battles between Batman and the Joker raise a couple of questions. The Joker laments that he may never walk again, and then collapses with laughter as he realizes that the Commissioner has avenged Barbara's paralysis. His real name and origin are unknown, but one of the most common versions indicates that he fell into a vat of chemicals which turned his skin white and his hair green. When the plan collapses, things are back to normal: a car chase, a plane chase, and a watery escape for the Joker. Batman does get a signal and comes there to help.
Joker is just written to be evil. He creates himself each day. He taunts Gordon, provoking the Commissioner to shoot him in the kneecap. Only two Robin's and one have ever been maimed or killed at the hands of super-villains. After the Joker was arrested once more, he underestimated the newest Robin, Damian Wayne, by trying to win the Boy Wonder's pity.
Originally created to house only the mentally disturbed of Batman's foes such as Joker and Two-Face, Arkham Asylum has evolved into the destination for most of the Dark Knight's rogues gallery. You don't have to be insane to do something like that. Joker continuously injected himself with a toxin that allowed him to heal from mortal wounds, though Snyder and artist Greg Capullo never confirmed if Joker was, in fact, immortal. Of course, Batman isn't the only master escapologist in Gotham. Cloud who was, at the time, the girlfriend of Bruce Wayne, a. The text always catches up with us too. For this role he went deep down the rabbit hole mentally, but he also tried to alter his physical appearance for the part.
The Joker had Robin bound and gagged, and possessed a nuclear weapon. It means that no rules apply to you. He was driven insane by a combination of exposure to the chemicals, and possible brain damage due to oxygen deprivation. I think you may be confusing the concepts of psycothic and psycopath. He kills people in these highly complicated and very theatrical ways always laughing and talking about the joke that no one gets. So why can't you see the funny side? Also, as insane isn't a clinical definition, and it is defined as just having a state of mind which prevents normal perception, it's virtually impossible to determine if someone is insane. Brother carved up by some mugger? Other writers prefer portraying Joker as being physically frail to the point that he can be defeated with a single punch.
He wants to create chaos, panic, and drag people down to his level. After Bane's defeat he had become ruthless, violent and started using a body armor. . Opposites, yes, but not intrinsically linked. At the same time however, he operated as the Domino Killer, killing members of the one by one.
So, why did he have a fail-safe to protect himself jut in case she turned her powers on him? This makes sense, as sociopathy is thought to be in direct correlation to the nurture aspect of someone's environment, particularly as a small child. Quite profound in this sense, to say that Vanity is worse than Gotham! There are plenty of people who have some form of cosmic awareness, or at least who can talk directly to the readers or viewers. I love the look in their eyes -- looking only at me. Let us know in the comments! Once the Joker sets his mind to something, he usually manages to succeed, and that is what happened in the Die Laughing graphic novel. I think it was Grant Morrison that once said that Joker's insanity is actually some kind of super-sanity. The Joker's last known crime spree was when he learned that Wayne, who had been publicly revealed to be the original Batman, had died.