Is The Joker Plagiarism? | Bat Lessons Podcast Ep. 15
Bat Lessons Batman HistoryJuly 17, 202301:44:50

Is The Joker Plagiarism? | Bat Lessons Podcast Ep. 15

Was the Joker plagiarized? Brian and Alex dive deep on possible inspirations for the clown prince of crime.

The Shadow Reprint (https://www.amazon.com/Shadow-Lingo-Partners-Peril/dp/1934943193)
Charon's obol (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charon%27s_obol)
The Laughing Corpse (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3GSrzE_ZcI)
The Dead Smile (https://www.amazon.com/Dead-Smile-Fantasy-Horror-Classics/dp/1447404939)
Risus Sardonicus and The Joker (https://discover.hubpages.com/education/When-the-Jokers-Death-Grin-is-Real)
Batman #1 (https://www.dcuniverseinfinite.com/comics/book/batman-1940-1/fc38500e-f6d5-439f-9f72-a9aeee0d4d1f/c)
Batman The Golden Age (https://amzn.to/3IKtX1X)

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Podcast Artwork by Sergio R. M. Duarte (https://www.instagram.com/sergiormduarte/)
Podcast Music by Renzo Calma (https://www.instagram.com/renzocalm)

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00:00 Intro
09:30 The Shadow Reprint
15:36 Jerry Robinson
23:30 The Grim Joker
46:55 The Laughing Corpse
1:08:43 Batman 1 Pt 2
1:43:40 Outro

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