The Killing Joke gets an absolute edition for its 30th anniversary

Coming out September 12, this Absolute edition of The Killing Joke will collect: “The Killing Joke and stories from Batman: Black & White #4, Countdown #31, Who’s Who in the DC Universe #13, with bonus material that includes Brian Bolland’s new coloring from the Deluxe Edition, the original John Higgins coloring, all 128 pages of the script that have never been published before, Brian Bolland’s Joker covers and sketches, previously unpublished Bolland Batman/Joker sketches and more!”

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Written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Brian Bolland, The Killing Joke is one of the most popular graphic novels of all time. Dark, twisted and cruel, in this graphic novel The Joker’s mysterious past gets explored for the very first time.

On the slipcase of this volume Brian Bolland gives us a side profile version of the iconic original cover.

Absolute Batman: The Killing Joke will come out 9/12 in the US.