John Carpenter To Co-Write Joker Comic

by Brad Filicky
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DC’s Year of The Villain isn’t leaving The Joker out of the festivities.The Joker: Year of the Villain #1 will star the clown prince of crime AND it will be cowritten by horror legend John Carpenter!Carpenter is co-writing the issue with Anthony Burch, with whom he previously collaborated on BOOM! Studios’ Big Trouble in Little China: Old Man Jack comic. This issue will feature art from Philip Tan and Marc Deering. Carpenter had this to say:

“The Joker is the greatest villain in comics,” said Carpenter in DC’s press release. “I’m proud to be reunited with Anthony on this project.”

“I’m excited beyond words to be writing for Gotham’s greatest villain,” said co-writer Burch. “I hope the Joker’s exploits make you laugh, shudder, and grow nauseous all at once.”

Check out the cover below:


The Joker: Year of the Villain #1 is priced at $4.99 and is slated to hit stores on October 9.

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