Essay, Pages 2 (414 words)
The Joker is an iconic villain who is featured in DC comics alongside his nemesis, Batman. Joker has a psychotic reputation unlike any other. There is something about his character that draws viewers to love him, along with being completely fearful of him too. Joker qualifies for one of the most terrifying villains with his crazy schemes, sociopathic tendencies, and his frighting appearance.
The Joker began his life as a criminal by pitting low-level criminals against each other in elaborate robbery schemes where he comes out on top, with money.
Neither Joker nor Batman possesses superhuman abilities. He instead uses his knowledge in chemical engineering to use poisonous or lethal concoctions and weapons that coincide with his dark sense of humor. These include razor-tipped playing cards, deadly joy buzzers, and acid-spraying lapel flowers against his enemies. His unpredictable personality leaves everyone on edge, no one knows what he’s going to do next.
He has caused numerous tragedies throughout his city of Gotham, most among the hero (Batman).
Joker has caused great pain to Batman he likes to play with his mind and challenge his abilities, whether or not someone has to die. He has committed acts such as”the murder of Jason Todd—the second Robin and Batman’s ward—and the paralysis of one of Batman’s allies, Barbara Gordon.” His violent sociopath nature shows he lacks conscience for others and finds that murder is enjoyable.
Many people are scared by his sinister looks, but it portrays how insane he is, inside and out.
His evil eyes are black holes and empty pits filled with no soul. The rest of his face is taken up by the scars by his lips that are more eye-catching than anything else about him. The scars on his face have no true origin, although he always makes up these elaborate stories on how acquired them, it might be something he did in his insanity. Among the various origin stories, there is one that is most common. It involves him falling into a tank of chemical waste which bleaches his skin white the disfigurement, is said to believe, drives him insane.
Joker only cares about himself and how he can selfishly succeed in life, no one else. His reputation is one of a sinister devil but his unpredictable nature and dark humor draw viewers into his character. It is a perfect nemesis to have against Batman because of their polar opposite personalities. His appearance frightens others and makes him such a fantastic villain.