The Joker 80th Anniversary Super Spectacular


Joker Celebrates Eight Decades of Chaos, Mischief, and Mayhem with Sinister Decade Variant Covers!

The year 2020 has become DC Comics staple of anniversaries for their iconic characters, and up next is the Clown Prince of Crime himself THE JOKER! Take a look at some of the decade covers below.

The Joker 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1 Celebrates Eight Decades of Chaos, Mischief, and Mayhem with Sinister Decade Variant Covers!


The Joker
1990 Dell’Otto JOKER 80_Cover

On April 29, DC will celebrate The Joker’s 80th anniversary with a landmark one-shot, The Joker 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1. Since his first appearance in April 1940, The Joker has become one of the most iconic and compelling characters in comic books and all of popular culture. Time and time again, his drive to sow discord and chaos has made him more than a match for Batman and his mission to protect the citizens of Gotham City.

As The Joker marks eight decades of criminal madness, fans can celebrate with a one-of-a-kind collectible tribute comic book with stories by Brian Azzarello, Lee Bermejo, Paul Dini, Denny O’Neil, Scott Snyder, Tom Taylor, Jock, José Luis García-López, Mikel Janín, James Tynion IV, Riley Rossmo, and more. The Joker 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1, with a chilling main cover by Greg Capullo, will feature decade variants by:

  • 1940s variant cover by Arthur Adams
  • 1950s variant cover by David Finch and Steve Firchow
  • 1960s variant cover by Francesco Mattina
  • 1970s variant cover by Jim Lee and Scott Williams
  • 1980s variant cover by Bill Sienkiewicz
  • 1990s variant cover by Gabriele Dell’Otto
  • 2000s variant cover by Lee Bermejo
  • 2010s variant cover by Jock

The Joker 80th

1950 Finch Firchow JOKER 80
1960 Mattina JOKER 80
1980 Sienkiewicz JOKER 80
The Joker
2010 Jock JOKER 80
The Joker 80th
2000 Bermejo JOKER 80
1950 Finch Firchow JOKER 80 1960 Mattina JOKER 80 1980 Sienkiewicz JOKER 80 The Joker 2010 Jock JOKER 80 The Joker 80th 2000 Bermejo JOKER 80

The Joker 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1 is a 100-page, Prestige format one-shot comic book available at comic book retailers and participating digital retailers on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, for $9.99. Please consult your local comic book store for more information regarding the decade variant covers.

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