DC's The Joker: Year of the Villain starts in familiar territory, with the villain breaking out of Arkham.
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Bored, he befriends one of his henchmen, Six of Hearts, and sets off in search of fun.
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Batman and Robin Halloween costumes inspire a night of role play that quickly gets ... weird.
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Joker's violence is juxtaposed with the language and tropes of the 1960s Batman TV series.
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The relationship of the Dynamic Duo is cast in a disturbing new light.
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However, it soon becomes clear this "fun" was always headed somewhere dark ... and sexual.
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Joker pushes Six to strangle him, and places Batman's mask on his henchman ...
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... to act out a fantasy about his archenemy (seemingly) killing him.
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