DKR novelization reveals Joker's what happened to Joker, I think

#1 Edited by Tyrus (1064 posts) - - Show Bio

I started a similar topic last week - but according to the novelization, “Now that the Dent Act had made it all but impossible for the city’s criminals to cop an insanity plea, it (Blackgate Prison) had replaced Arkham Asylum as a preferred location for imprisoning both convicted and suspected felons. The worst of the worst were sent here, except for the Joker, who, rumor had it, was locked away as Arkham’s sole remaining inmate. Or perhaps he had escaped. Nobody was really sure. Not even Selina.”

- Well, at least they had an okay, explanation - people said that they were glad he didn't appear in the film by being replaced or just a stand in... Now that I think about it, I'm glad too -

R.I.P. Heath

http://nukethefridge.com/2012/07/24/the-jokers-whereabouts-discovered-during-the-dark-knight-rises/?utm_source=zergnet.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=zergnet_27265

EDIT: Just noticed the title :/

#2 Posted by jwalser3 (4404 posts) - - Show Bio

Really glad you posted this :D

But like you said it's okay.

#3 Posted by moywar700 (2775 posts) - - Show Bio

novels are non-canon.

#4 Posted by jwalser3 (4404 posts) - - Show Bio

@moywar700:I didn't know that. Can I ask why?

#5 Posted by moywar700 (2775 posts) - - Show Bio

@jwalser3 said:

@moywar700:I didn't know that. Can I ask why?

because it's not the movie?

#6 Posted by Tyrus (1064 posts) - - Show Bio

@moywar700: Yeah - but even though it's not canon it still continues from Dark Knight - even though THAT novelization wasn't canon either.

#7 Posted by jwalser3 (4404 posts) - - Show Bio

@moywar700:Weird because isn't the novelization just the movie but in book form?

#8 Posted by danhimself (21901 posts) - - Show Bio

I like to think that the novelizations are like the Director's Cut where they can go into much further detail on what the characters are thinking and the motivations behind their actions. One of my favorite novelizations is the one for Kingdom Come where during the battle between Captain Marvel and Superman they reveal that the reason why Superman has always been vulnerable to magic is because he simply never believed in it and the moment that he does start to believe is when the battle turns and he's able to get the upper hand for a moment

#9 Posted by moywar700 (2775 posts) - - Show Bio

@Tyrus said:

@moywar700: Yeah - but even though it's not canon it still continues from Dark Knight - even though THAT novelization wasn't canon either.

you guys can believe whatever you want but I won't accept it unless Nolan or state that it's canon.

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