Anyhoo, as a longtime fan of the Clown Prince of Crime, below is a little something I originally whipped up for about_faces. Lately, however, our dear thespian seems to barely have the time and energy to compose his own posts, let alone guest ones. This post is thus dedicated to him, and Joker fans around the 'net. Yes, even the ones who like the Young Justice version. :P
Get well soon, John.
Beneath the cut lies a collection of every incarnations of the Harlequin of Hate - that I could think of - to have ever been featured in movies or on television. Regular iterations, wannabe successors, alternate-universe... everything goes. The four corners, of course, are taken up by a very special guest to whom Mistah J could be said to owe his entire existence to.
(The video game ones are excluded, as I personally do not see much accomplishment in collecting decent screenshots of them. Full-body images of all of them, from Dark Tomorrow to the Arkham games, can be found on Google with virtually no effort. Maybe someday, I'll create a separate collage just for them. But not today.)
Can you name 'em all?
(For a larger image, right-click and select "View Image".)
Yes, I'm aware that I probably missed a few (I drew the line at including the Aardman one from the recent DC Nation shorts). Some of you might also consider my criteria a bit nitpicky and arbitrary - most other lists like these won't bother including imposters or alternate-universe takes - but what can I say? I had too much free time on my hands.
One final thing: credit where credit is due. Most of these images, I got myself. However, I could not have procured the full-body image of Romero's Joker without the help of the kind folks from the '66 Batman Board, as well as the awe-inspiring efforts of Batfriend.com. The full-body image of Nicholson's Joker, meanwhile, I
Thank-yous for these brave folks would be greatly appreciated.