Batman: The Killing Joke trailer #1 and gallery!

Batgirl in 'Batman: The Killing Joke'
Batgirl in 'Batman: The Killing Joke'

Today brings us the first official trailer for upcoming animated film ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’!

Starring ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ alums Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill as Batman and Joker the film is a direct adaptation of the 1988 one-shot graphic novel of the same name.

The comic was written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Brian Bolland and tells the story of one bad day for several major characters in the Batman universe. The film famously begun Barbara Gordon’s journey to eventually becoming Oracle.

The film, produced by ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ helmer Bruce Timm, will expand on the story adding a fifteen minute prologue to introduce Batgirl to the DCAU as she has been largely missing from previous entries and also does not appear in costume in ‘The Killing Joke’ comic.

Checkout the trailer in the player below:

Also, here is a gallery of screen shots from the trailer!

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Neil is the GYCO Editorial Chief. He has a BA in Film & Tv and an MA in Scriptwriting; he currently works 9-5 as an office manager and 5-9 as a reviewer/web designer. He has been subscribing to comics for around nine years but has been reading them as long as he can remember. Favourite comics: Batman; Nightwing, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and All New X-Men Favourite films: Batman (any apart from & Robin); Star Trek Generations, Underworld, Beetlejuice Favourite TV shows: Fringe; Buffy, Arrow, TBBT, Being Human UK and Star Trek TNG