Batman Vol. 2 #17


“Death of the Family Conclusion: The Punchline” -- 31 pages

  • written by Scott Snyder
  • pencils by Greg Capullo
  • inks by Jonathan Glapion
  • the Joker puts a captured Batman at a table, with a Jokerized Alfred and the rest of the Batman Family sitting, their faces wrapped in bloody bandages, having apparently been removed and set in platters on the table (though this proves to not be the case)
  • Batman escapes and tells the Joker that he knows his identity (later shown to be a lie)
  • the Joker falls, perhaps to his death (though his body is not seen), and the Batman Family recovers

published 13 Feb 2013

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