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  • Joker explores the origins of the titular Batman villain... 1 / 9

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  • ... While also featuring the origins of Batman himself. 2 / 9

  • The scene plays out largely the same, with Thomas and Martha Wayne shot in an alley. 3 / 9

  • The scene is even framed like previous versions, such as Batman: Year One. 4 / 9

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  • But the murder is inspired by the Joker's actions. 5 / 9

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  • Meaning Joker had an indirect influence of Batman's origins... 6 / 9

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  • ... Even if he's trapped in an asylum after the fact. 7 / 9

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  • Joker comes to theaters October 4th. 8 / 9

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