Joker Serious?

#1 Posted by Haustyl12 (138 posts) - - Show Bio

I was wondering has there ever been a moment where the joker is ever serious?

#2 Edited by johnny_spam (2028 posts) - - Show Bio
#3 Posted by FadeToBlackBolt (23334 posts) - - Show Bio

The Joker is dangerous because he can switch from comedian to monster in an instant. He's serious as often as he is comedic. 

#4 Posted by likalaruku (759 posts) - - Show Bio

Pushback/Payback, when he, in an oh-so out of character way, missed his wife & wanted revenge for her death. Not only was it OOC, but it was unresolved. Hardly forgivable. I wanted to see Joker & Hush duke it out.
 
He's had plenty of serious one-on-ones with Batman & he seems serious when fighting hand-to-hand with anyone who isn't Batman. If you can make him angry & unammused, he's plenty serious...just not often.

#5 Posted by Silver Knight75 (1145 posts) - - Show Bio

There was the time he killed Sarah Essen-Gordon (James Gordon's second wife). Joker had kidnapped all of these infants and Sarah had to choose between herself or the children. She saved a baby Joker dropped and at that moment of opportunity, Joker shot her, leaving her surrounded by the babies and Joker walked away with a frown.

#6 Posted by The_Jokes_On_You (73 posts) - - Show Bio

I have seen him plenty serious with Harley. Especially when she pisses him off or when just wants to get away from her.

 

Sometimes I think Jay is just a tad bit more scary when he isn't laughing.....depending on the situation of course.

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