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Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2007 at 09:05:29 am EST (Viewed 1 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Without Joker's Origin, he has no tie to Batman and is not relatable.
Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2007 at 09:03:26 am EST (Viewed 1 times)

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> Sure the Joker is Batman's opposite, but without the Joker's origin the connection is only aesthetic, it is not definitive.
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I disagree. The dichotomy between Batman & Joker had been established for decades before The Killing Joke, effectively and well-defined.
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> > Sure the Joker is Batman's opposite, but without the Joker's origin the connection is only aesthetic, it is not definitive.
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> I disagree. The dichotomy between Batman & Joker had been established for decades before The Killing Joke, effectively and well-defined.
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In fact, I'll go as far to say that, as much as I have enjoyed the Killing Joke, it is by no means an effective or even necessary origin for a character such as the Joker.
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