Batman: I, Joker

    (DC, 1998)
™ and ©1998 DC Comics

In a mad future, Gotham has become dominated by the cruel dictatorship of the Bruce, a descendant of Bruce Wayne who leads a Batman-worshiping cult. Every winter solstice, criminals have their memories wiped away, are surgically altered to resemble various Batman villains, and are set free to be hunted and killed by the Bruce. But the Joker for this year has retained his memory, and finds his way into the ruins of the original Batcave. Here, the new Joker gathers the means to topple the evil Bruce, and to demolish the reign of the cult. Bizarre, quirky, and fast-paced, this must be regarded as truly one of the weirdest Batman stories ever done.
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