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{{Villain Infobox
|image = Batman Who Laughs and Robins.jpg
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|size = 200
 
|size = 200
 
|fullname = Bruce Wayne
 
|fullname = Bruce Wayne
|alias = The Batman Who Laughs<br>
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|alias = {{Scroll box|The Batman Who Laughs<br>
The man who laughs<br>
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Batman Who Laughs<br>
Joker (mistakenly)<br>
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The Man Who Laughs<br>
Batman
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The Bat Who Laughs<br>
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Joker <small>(mistakenly)</small><br>
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Batman<br>
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Mistah B <small>(by Harley Quinn)</small><br>
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Laughs<br>
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The Scourge of the Dark Multiverse<br>
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The Clown King Of Horror<br>
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The Batman Who Talks <small>(by the Joker)</small><br>
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Bat Gimp <small>(by Penguin)</small><br>
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David Harper <small>(in disguise)</small><br>
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Monster<br>
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Demon<br>
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Abomination}}
 
|origin = ''DC Comics''
 
|origin = ''DC Comics''
|occupation = Vigilante (formerly)<br>
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|occupation = Vigilante <small>(formerly)</small><br>
Billionaire (formerly)<br>
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Billionaire and CEO of Wayne Enterprises <small>(formerly)</small><br>
Supervillain <br>
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Supervillain<br>
Team Leader of the Dark Knights<br>
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Leader of the Dark Knights<br>
Serial Killer
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Serial killer<br>
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Terrorist<br>
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Anarchist<br>
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Crime lord<br>
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Professional criminal<br>
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Member of the Legion of Doom <small>(briefly)</small><br>
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Leader of the Secret Six <small>(formerly)</small>
 
|skills = Cosmic awareness<br>
 
|skills = Cosmic awareness<br>
Dimentiokinesis<br>
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Mastered all forms of combat<br>
Expertise in escape art.<br>
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Expert escape artist<br>
 
Various gadgets<br>
 
Various gadgets<br>
Illusions<br>
 
 
Genius-level intellect<br>
 
Genius-level intellect<br>
 
Organizing<br>
 
Organizing<br>
Has custody of a power item<br>
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Variety of weaponry<br>
Reality-warping<br>
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Enhanced senses
Variety of weaponry
 
 
|hobby = Causing chaos and mayhem.<br>
 
|hobby = Causing chaos and mayhem.<br>
 
Killing innocent people.
 
Killing innocent people.
|goals = Assist Barbatos in in his plans to plunge the entire Multiverse into darkness.<br>
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|goals = Resist Joker's toxin and prevent himself from becoming like him.<br>
Kill the Justice League. (succeeded)
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Assist Barbatos in his plans to plunge the entire Multiverse into darkness.<br>
|type of villain = Mind-Breaking Psychopath}}
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Kill the Justice League <small>(all failed)</small>.<br>
{{Quote|To win you need to adapt, and to adapt, you need to be able to laugh away all the restraints. Everything holding you back. You see... a Batman who laughs... is a Batman who always wins.|The Batman Who Laughs}}
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End life on Earth -22 <small>(succeeded)</small>.<br>
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End all life in existence.<br>
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Infect Gotham City with Dark Matter <small>(both failed)</small>.<br>
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Infect the Earth with Dark Matter.
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|crimes = Attempted cataclysm<br>
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Global genocide<br>
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Attempted multiversal takeover<br>
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Mass murder<br>
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Terrorism<br>
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Enforced familicide<br>
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Mass destruction<br>
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Vandalism<br>
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Abuse<br>
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Mutilations<br>
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Kidnapping
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|type of villain = Opportunistic Mind-Breaker}}
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{{Quote|When I was Bruce Wayne, I thought that with enough preparation, I would '''always''' win. But I was '''wrong'''. I was trapped in an unwinnable war, refusing to see the obvious answers '''right''' in front of me. The answers that are so '''clear''' to me now with victory right around the corner. To win, you need to '''adapt''', and to adapt, you need to be able to '''laugh''' away all the restraints. '''Everything''' holding you back. You see... a Batman who laughs... is a Batman who '''always''' wins.|The Batman Who Laughs}}
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'''The Batman Who Laughs''' is a supervillain in the ''DC Comics'' universe. He is a "Jokerized" version of Batman who originated from the Dark Multiverse. He is the team leader of the [[Dark Knights]] and their goal was to help their master [[Barbatos (DC)|Barbatos]] plunge the whole Multiverse into complete and utter darkness. This course of action makes them enemies of the Justice League.
   
'''The Batman Who Laughs''' is a supervillain in the ''DC Comics'' universe. He is a "Jokerized" version of Batman who originated from the Dark Multiverse. He is the team leader of the [[Dark Knights]] and their goal is to help their master [[Barbatos (DC)|Barbatos]] plunge the Multiverse into complete and utter darkness. This course of action makes them enemies of the Justice League. He serves as the secondary antagonist of the event ''Dark Nights: Metal''.
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He serves as the secondary villain of the event ''Dark Nights: Metal'', the titular main villain of ''The Batman Who Laughs'' seven issue miniseries, and one of the major characters alongside [[Lex Luthor]] in the ''Year of the Villain'' saga.
   
==History==
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==Personality==
===Origin===
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{{Quote|Joker says that to accept that there's no meaning in your actions is to win. I say, to believe there is a meaning in all your actions is to win. That demon, what he says is that there is no meaning in your actions, therefore the only meaningful act is to win. He is the fear that we're both right, Joker and I. The fear that without any grander meaning, at heart we are cold, animalistic, selfish things.|Bruce Wayne about The Batman Who Laughs.}}The Batman Who Laughs was once much like Prime Earth's Batman except that he ended up killing his version of the Joker. After doing this, Bruce was exposed to a nano-toxin that slowly transformed him. It rewired his mind not only to think more like Joker but also twisted his moral core into something evil. However, despite these changes, Bruce still managed to retain the orderly and logical aspects of his mind as well as his highly keen and calculating intellect. Thus he became someone with Batman's tactical genius and Joker's lack of morality. He also has the latter's desire for chaos, and insanity.
The Batman of Earth -22 was drugged and captured by the [[Joker (DC)|Joker]] who went on to destroy Gotham City. The Clown Prince Of Crime killed Batman's entire rogues gallery, murdered Jim Gordon by dissolving him, set the city alight by blowing up various buildings, and had his goons line up families so he could kill the parents and infected their children with Joker toxin, all in front of Batman. The Caped Crusader eventually managed to break free of his bonds in a murderous rage and brutally beat the Joker before snapping his neck, killing him.
 
   
Two days later, Batman explained to Superman that the reason Joker went so far was because he was dying from the chemicals that transformed him many years ago. However, although Joker succeeded in making him break his “one rule”, Batman refused to let that turn him into a monster like the clown wanted. With the GCPD and Arkham Asylum in ruins, Superman had the “Jokerized” children quarantined at S.T.A.R. Labs while Batman returned to the Batcave to begin running some tests.
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The Batman Who Laughs seems to have a fixation on winning and believes that he can always do so against his opponents because he had shed the self-imposed rules that restrained him from using more cruel and lethal methods in the past. Indeed, without his code holding him back, The Batman Who Laughs has been able to adapt to various situations and triumph against all sorts of remarkable odds. Laughs can also be quite arrogant, having already destroyed his own world and gaining knowledge from many others. He is also highly sadistic, with this aspect of him showing when he prevents the Grim Knight from killing Jim Gordon so he can experience a far crueler fate and comes to the [[Court of Owls]] with no intention but to "hear them all die screaming".
   
Three days later, the whole Bat Family besides Robin were in the Batcave going through some very vigorous training. Nightwing knew that something was troubling Batman and the Dark Knight revealed that he was exposed to a new strain of nanotoxin that had been inside the Joker’s heart and was released when Joker was killed. The toxin slowly rewrote Bruce's mind to become more like the Joker's, which lead the Bat Family to deduce they were training to fight Batman. However, Batman claimed that wasn't why he bought them to the cave before suddenly branching a pair of rifles and shooting them all dead.
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While he still is one of the evilest characters in the DC universe, it is assumed Bruce did not become a villain of his own free will. Therefore, he is more tragic than the Joker despite his evil surpassing his. When it comes to his actions, the idea of a version of Batman having the Jokers twisted morality would mean that it is possible The Batman Who Laughs might toss good and evil aside to do what he thinks is best, which in this case means winning, since he thinks it is the only meaningful act. However, considering he managed to retain some of his previous mindset when it comes to his genius, Laughs may still have some sense of right and wrong as well, although it would be very distorted.
   
One week later, Batman had almost killed the entire Justice League aboard the Watchtower except for Superman and his family. Batman told the Man Of Steel that he intended to use all the weapons they have confiscated over the years just because he wants to, since he no longer feels he has to hold himself back anymore. Superman responded that the world would rise up to stop him, but this claim just added to Batman's amusement. The Bat then revealed his new family of Jokerized Robins, among which was his son Damian Wayne, before exposing the Kryptonian to Black Kryptonite, causing him and his son to kill Lois Lane in a berserk state before dying themselves as part of the side effects.
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==Powers and Abilities==
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The Batman Who Laughs has all the training, discipline and experience of the Prime Earth Batman. Plus he already possesses all information about the strengths and weaknesses of pretty much every superhero and supervillain in the ''DC'' Universe, as he had already killed them in his own reality. He also has knowledge from various other worlds he has visited and can adapt to almost any situation. Couple all this with the fact that those born in the Dark Multiverse are extremely resistant to attacks by those from the central Multiverse makes The Batman Who Laughs immensely dangerous. Luckily, Laughs does have a few weaknesses of his own. He is highly vulnerable to both Nth Metal and Element X. Also, despite how different he has become, Laughs is still Batman and can be caught off-guard by situations Batman is not prepared for.
   
Eventually, the world fell to Batman after he brought down all manor of opposing forces, ranging from armies to gods. Bruce believed he could not sink any lower until he met [[Barbatos (DC)|Barbatos]], who showed him the nature of the Dark Multiverse and the existence of the central Multiverse above it. Batman was then tasked by Barbatos to locate his counterparts on other Earths to form a group of Dark Knights, which he will lead as The Batman Who Laughs, and aid in the deity’s conquest of the central Multiverse.
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It is revealed in ''The Batman Who Laughs'' miniseries that Laughs has the ability to actually see peoples urges, which he can used to find what he himself desires. However, he needs to wear a visor made from Dark Metal in order to focus his senses and pinpoint what he is searching for.
   
===''Dark Nights: Metal''===
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==Dark Robins==
The Batman Who Laughs appears when Barbatos sends him to bring the [[Red Death (DC)|Red Death]] of Earth -52 as a member of the Dark Knights, informing him that he could make a home for himself including the other former superheroes of the Dark Multiverse into the multiverse. After they defeat Cyborg in the Watchtower, The Batman Who Laughs elaborated the reason they were summoned into and it was due to a great ringing and that they were needed there to help save the world.
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[[File:DarkDamian.jpeg|thumb|right|Damian Wayne of Earth -22.]]
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The Dark Robins usually seen accompanying The Batman Who Laughs are a group of children that were presumably among the many Jokerized by the Joker after he had killed their parents in an ally. Laughs later took them in and groomed them into animalistic "pets" that have seemingly lost most of their humanity. Because of this, the only word they know how to say is ''"crow"'' and will viciously attack and possibly devour anyone they are sent to hunt, unless The Batman Who Laughs or one of his allies tells them to heel by saying the word ''"bar"''.
   
After Barbatos and the Dark Knights arrive on Prime Earth thanks to the [[Court of Owls]], The Batman Who Laughs takes control of Gotham and rules over it from Challengers Mountain. In order to cause chaos, The Batman Who Laughs gave unique cards made of Cosmic Metallurgy to several enemies of Batman. They were The [[Riddler]], [[Poison Ivy]], [[Mad Hatter (DC)|Mad Hatter]], [[Bane (DC)|Bane]], [[Mr. Freeze|Mister Freeze]] and [[Firefly (DC)|Firefly]]. The cards the supervillains received allowed them to manipulate reality itself. Due to this advantage, they take over and ruled over different sections of Gotham.
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The Damian Wayne of Earth -22 was also transformed into a Dark Robin. But unlike the other Robins, Damian is still capable of speech and retained his ability to think more rationally. He assisted his father in battling against the Gotham Resistance until he was killed by his Prime Earth counterpart using an arrow made from Nth Metal.
   
The Batman Who Laughs later confronts Superman, who alongside Wonder Woman escaped their imprisonment on the giant tower in Metropolis, and explains that although he is Bruce Wayne, he decided it was better to let Arkham's inmates rule the city. Superman tries to get him to see reason but to no avail when The Batman Who Laughs tells him that his version of Superman said the same thing before he murdered him and his family. While [[The Devastator]] fought Superman, The Batman Who Laughs explained how each world in the Dark Multiverse is formed through the fears and hopes in the minds of beings from the Multiverse and uses Destroyer's history as an example. He also revealed that each member of the Dark Knights had killed their version of Superman (which could indicate Bruce's fears or his hidden desire). Superman tries to fight them but is unable to due the Dark Knights consisting of dark matter, making his punches ineffective. However, the Flash is able to save Superman before The Destroyer can kill him and they escape the Dark Knights by going through a portal.
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The Batman Who Laughs can apparently transform more children into Dark Robins should he choose to. He gave The Grim Knight a few Dark Robins who were all alternate versions of James Gordon Jr. from different worlds.
   
The Batman Who Laughs along with the rest of the Dark Knights attacked the Oblivion Bar and killed Nightmaster. While the Oblivion Bar is burning, The Batman Who Laughs gets [[The Dawnbreaker]] to play a song on the jukebox and works despite it's on fire. As they are listening to the song, Superman breaks the barrier between the Phantom Zone and the Dark Multiverse, confident Kendra was wrong about it being a trap. When he takes stock of his surroundings, he sees a dark tower shaped like an S, in which Superman realizes at that point it was a trap. Then, three decrepit Supermen subdue him, and he hears someone ask him why he came which is then revealed to be Batman, who is almost completely drained of life. Superman explains that he got his message, but Batman reveals that the message he picked up was Barbatos deceiving him all along. The real message from him was actually hidden in the song from his last vision. The notes from the song "the Super Sons" played were ordered in the reverse of his emergency code as a warning not to come for him. As The Batman Who Laughs toasts over Superman's defeat, it's revealed that the final component needed to complete Barbatos' plan was the energy stored in Superman's cells. As Batman becomes engulfed in dark energy, he states that Barbatos was right about everything leading back to him in the first place, and that everything will now be submerged into total darkness.
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It appeared that Billy Batson of Prime Earth became a Dark Robin, after he was infected with Dark Matter by a special batarang during the ''Year of the Villain'' saga. However Billy might have just been in disguise in order to ambush Batman and Superman.
   
 
==Quotes==
 
==Quotes==
{{Quote|"Don't be the victim who drowns. Don't sink with the rest. Be active. Rise up, ... reclaim the light, ... and be the one who does the drowning."|The Batman Who Laughs talking to [[The Drowned]]}}
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{{Scroll box|{{Quote|Dnnn't! Nnnn!|The Batman Who Laughs prior to his transformation, before the Joker shoots a child's parents.}}
{{Quote|"Stop me if you've heard this one... worlds will live, worlds will die... but imagine if your every fear, each bad decision, gave birth to a malformed world of nightmare. A world that shouldn't exist. And desperate as it fights to survive in the light of the true multiverse far above... these worlds are doomed to rot apart, and die, because they are wrong at their core. Welcome to the Dark Multiverse. Home to stories that should never be... It's all one big cosmic joke, except no one on this side is laughing. ...well, almost no one..."|The Batman Who Laughs explaining the Dark Multiverse}}
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{{Quote|"I know I'm not exactly the Bruce you were hoping for. But I am Bruce. We all are. Let me remind you of a story we have in common. On my world, I developed ways to eliminate the Justice League... then they found out and were so disappointed in me. I betrayed their trust. It was a dark time for the League. But in all honesty... I was holding back. Now imagine if seven Bruce Waynes put their heads together... what horror they could be capable of. If they were to... say... develop separate murderous Batcaves meticulously designed with each of you in mind. So I hope you appreciate our work, because... you're going to die here. Ha. '''Ha.''' <big>'''Ha.'''</big>"|The Batman Who Laughs}}
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{{Quote|JOKER!, STOP!|Pre-Batman Who Laughs after breaking his bonds and began attacking the Joker.}}
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{{Quote|STOP! ...stop...stop...|Pre-Batman Who Laughs killing the Joker and breathing the Joker gas from the corpse.}}
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{{Quote|He was dying Clark, the chemicals that made him the Joker, they were starting to eat him away from the inside. That's what pushed him to take things too far...why he pushed me...|Pre-Batman Who Laughs explaining to Superman why he pushed him.}}
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{{Quote|He said he wanted to make something new out of the best of both of us. Both my trauma and his blended together... they might be beyond saving, Clark.|Pre-Batman Who Laughs also explaining what the Joker wanted to do before he dies.}}
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{{Quote|HA!...I'm...I'm sorry. That wasn't...funny.|Pre-Batman Who Laughs chuckling after hearing Superman saying about a nurse almost being killed, a sign that he's about to lose his humanity.}}
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{{Quote|Something you weren't prepared for. *laughs*|The Batman Who Laughs now becoming Jokerized as he shoots the Bat family dead.}}
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{{Quote|Aww, it's okay...you can lie to mine.|The Batman Who Laughs revealing his new family.}}
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{{Quote|I know. Catch.|The Batman Who Laughs throwing the Black Kryptonite towards Superman's family, making Superman and his son kill Lois Lane.}}
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{{Quote|Don't be the victim who drowns. Don't sink with the rest. Be active. Rise up, … reclaim the light, … and be the one who does the drowning.|The Batman Who Laughs talking to [[The Drowned]].}}
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{{Quote|Stop me if you've heard this one… worlds will live, worlds will die… but imagine if your every fear, each bad decision, gave birth to a malformed world of nightmare. A world that shouldn't exist. And desperate as it fights to survive in the light of the true multiverse far above… these worlds are doomed to rot apart, and die, because they are wrong at their core. Welcome to the Dark Multiverse. Home to stories that should never be… It's all one big cosmic joke, except no one on this side is laughing. …well, almost no one…|The Batman Who Laughs explaining the Dark Multiverse.}}
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{{Quote|I know I'm not exactly the Bruce you were hoping for. But I am Bruce. We all are. Let me remind you of a story we have in common. On my world, I developed ways to eliminate the Justice League… then they found out and were so disappointed in me. I betrayed their trust. It was a dark time for the League. But in all honesty… I was holding back. Now imagine if seven Bruce Waynes put their heads together… what horror they could be capable of. If they were to… say… develop separate murderous Batcaves meticulously designed with each of you in mind. So I hope you appreciate our work, because… you're going to die here. Ha. '''Ha.''' <big>'''Ha.'''</big>|The Batman Who Laughs.}}
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{{Quote|You know I am something twisted and wrong, and that terrifies you.|The Batman Who Laughs to [[Riddler|The Riddler]].}}
 
{{Quote|You know I am something twisted and wrong, and that terrifies you.|The Batman Who Laughs to [[Riddler|The Riddler]].}}
{{Quote|I think he understood on some level. The Joker. Not entirely, of course. He was too single-minded for that, but he saw the potential. He saw that the two of us were incomplete without the other. He knew that we needed to evolve into something new, together. Something more. He used to call me a bat-king, ruling over my dark kingdom. And what is a king, really? It’s a powerful card. The highest valued face card in the deck. Not infallible, to be sure, but potent. And the joker card? On it's own? It has no inherent value. It's defined by what is played against. Dangerous in its potential more than anything. But if you hold the two together in a hand, they can hold nearly any value. They can shift and adapt to any threat they face. And so can I.|The Batman Who Laughs}}
 
   
==Gallery==
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{{Quote|It was simple, really. Killing my world. No matter what they threw at me-armies of villains, alien tyrants, the wrath of god-they were all just problems to solve. One by one. Methodically. With precision. And blood.| The Batman Who Laughs.}}
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6013775-1503099195784.jpg|The Batman Who Laughs with his card.
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{{Quote|I think he understood on some level. The Joker. Not entirely, of course. He was too single-minded for that, but he saw the potential. He saw that the two of us were incomplete without the other. He knew that we needed to evolve into something new, together. Something more. He used to call me a bat-king, ruling over my dark kingdom. And what is a king, really? It's a powerful card. The highest valued face card in the deck. Not infallible, to be sure, but potent. And the joker card? On it's own? It has no inherent value. It's defined by what is played against. Dangerous in its potential more than anything. But if you hold the two together in a hand, they can hold nearly any value. They can shift and adapt to any threat they face. And so can I.|The Batman Who Laughs.}}
6018109-dhzaecnxkaeuoe6_jpg-large.jpg|The Batman Who Laugh's appearance.
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Batman Who Laughs and Robins.jpg|The Batman Who Laughs and Dark Robins.
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{{Quote|Take a good look Bruce. What do you see? You've never fought someone with all your training. Your discipline. See it yet? I'm not him in a batsuit. I'm you. You. How you are supposed to be without the codes. Without the rules. Except one. '''BATMAN. ALWAYS. WINS.'''|The Batman Who Laughs to Batman of Prime Earth.}}
6124166-asda.jpg|The Batman Who Laughs looking over a Jokerized Justice League.
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6116844-asda.jpg|The Batman Who Laughs with his team the Dark Knights and master Barbatos.
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{{Quote|You hear that? People think of birth as loud, and death as silent. Things start with a bang, end with a whimper, but I'll tell you a secret. See, endings...endings are the loudest of all.|The Batman Who Laughs.}}
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cc3e5dc9424cdf8978ebda42a658c28b._SX1280_QL80_TTD_.jpg|Joker forces Batman (of Earth -22) to watch him kill the parents of many children over and over until Batman finally snaps.
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{{Quote|I'm not mad. Just open-minded.|The Batman Who Laughs.}}
Joker_Earth_-22_0001.jpg|Batman kills Joker.
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IMG_1635.jpg|Batman laughs to a horrific act. A sign that he is beginning to lose his humanity.
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{{Quote|You're standing on the edge right now, Lex. You could be the ultimate version of yourself. Let go of what always held you back, like I did. The universe isn’t destined for you. But you can still take it.|The Batman Who Laughs talking to Lex Luthor.}}
Batman_Family_Earth_-22_0001.jpg|Batman betrays and kills Bat-Family.
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rL22pY7.jpg|The Batman Who Laughs gives Black Kryptonite to Superman and watches him kill his family.
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{{Quote|He's not the Joker, Jim. He's Batman. He's '''me'''. Joker has points to prove—to me, to the world. The Batman Who Laughs...he's not here to prove '''anything'''. He's here to win, to kill anything and everything that's a '''threat'''.|Batman describing The Batman Who Laughs to Jim Gordon.}}
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{{Quote|Out of every version of us across the universe, you're the most miserable. The least accomplished. You don't understand why yet, but you will. See, to me, to us, you're the nightmare Batman. The bad joke.|The Batman Who Laughs to Batman of Prime Earth.}}
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{{Quote|Right now you're trying to see past it...past the danger. The terror... You're trying to see things through the eyes of your Robins, aren't you? Through the eyes of your so-called children...but they knew, Batman. The hope you saw in people, it was a '''lie'''. That's why Dick, that's why '''all''' of them, stayed high above. (...) Yes. The hard truth is, you're finally starting to see things clearly...because for the first time ever, you're looking at Gotham through the eyes of your '''real''' child...you're truest child...The Batman Who Laughs. In other words...'''me'''.|The Batman Who Laughs to Batman of Prime Earth.}}
Earth_-22.jpg|The Batman Who Laughs sits upon a throne of corpses after bring an end to Earth -22.
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{{Quote|But my favor...all I wanted...was to hear [[Court of Owls (DC)|you]] all die screaming. So...help a guy out?|The Batman Who Laughs to the "littlest one" of the [[Court of Owls]] before killing her.}}
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{{Quote|That's the secret I've been waiting to tell you all this time... the point of Gotham was to conquer!|The Batman Who Laughs to Batman of Prime Earth.}}
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{{Quote|It all comes down to this. Everything. A thousand versions of myself, at war with me, all led by one creature. This is the final battlefield. I feel it. |Batman to fight The Batman Who Laughs.}}
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{{Quote|Aw, that's what I said when I was where you are in my transformation. I even called the family over to let them know it would all be '''okay.''' While waiting for them, I got a pitcher of water for the table. That's all the '''exertion''' it took. And when they arrived, '''I killed them all.''' Then I had a cool glass of water.|The Batman Who Laughs response to Batman's claim that he will never be like him.}}
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{{Quote|The happiest Bruce Wayne--The one I'll use for the last bit of my serum--is the version who finally '''let's go''' of his sadness, his mistaken ideals...and becomes who he was always meant to be...the true bat of Gotham. Meaning, the happiest in Bruce in existence... (...) ...is '''you''', right at this every moment!... Right now. When you become '''<big>me.</big>'''|The Batman Who Laughs to Batman of Prime Earth.}}
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{{Quote|The World's Finest--back together again.|The Batman Who Laughs to Superman.}}
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{{Quote|You're not going to kill me. You're too smart for that. You know I came here because I wanted to see how much you already knew. You've got a good start, I'll give you that. You've moved a few pieces along in this game. But you're going to need my help when you get stuck. Because I'm not from here. I don't give a '''damn''' about the little ants you're trying to convince to be gods. I barely give a damn about '''you'''. I've walked the cosmic folds of this multiverse. I've stood by the side of beings who could shatter reality with a well-placed punch. You won't kill me, because you're smart, and you know I know things that no other being in this universe knows. And there's a deeper reason. A more '''Human''' reason... you and Batman are probably the two greatest strategic minds of your world. But your Batman has rules that I don't. You're not going to kill me. Hell. A few months down the road, and I bet you'll unlock the chains yourself. Because you're going to want to know, when all the chips are on the table, and we both become '''all''' we can become... '''who''' is going to win? You...or '''me'''?|The Batman Who Laughs talking to Lex Luthor about upcoming events.}}}}
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==Trivia==
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*He was created by {{w|Scott Snyder}} and {{w|Greg Capullo}}.
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*In ''Dark Knights: Metal'' issue 6, the Batman Who Laughs' fingers were amputated by the [[Joker (DC)|Joker]]. However, during his appearances in comics since then, he still has them. It may be possible that he replaced them with prosthetics.
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*The Batman Who Laughs represents Prime Earth Batman's fear of the Joker and his own madness.
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*The Batman Who Laughs' name was taken from the silent films that helped inspire the creation of Batman and the Joker; ''The Bat'' and ''The Man Who Laughs''.
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*The Batman Who Laughs can be seen as the literal interpretation to one of Joker's longtime goals for Batman; to have the Dark Knight kill him and make Batman a murderer no better than himself. However, The Batman Who Laughs is perhaps far worse than what the Joker could expect from Batman of becoming like him.
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**[[w:c:evil:Even Evil Has Standards|Indeed, even the Joker]] loathes The Batman Who Laughs to the point of refusing to accept him as a teammate in the [[Legion of Doom]], quitting the Legion as a result. Furthermore, when referring to him, the Joker drops his usual joking demeanor and turns deathly calm and serious, without neither smiling nor laughing. That said, he still tried to transform Batman into his own version as he thought that the only way he could stop him was to become him.
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*Most fans initially assumed that The Batman Who Laughs was blind because of the spiked visor which covers both his eyes while others believed that he just wore it because that contributed to his disturbing appearance. However, since the release of ''The Batman Who Laughs'' miniseries, it's explained that he uses it to focus his senses, and the spikes are not simply for show.
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*During his confrontation with the Gotham Resistance, The Batman Who Laughs claimed that the [[Harley Quinn]] of Earth -22 was his ally. However, as pointed out by Raven, this might of been a lie in an attempt to manipulate the Harley Quinn of Prime Earth. Considering that the [[Joker (The Batman Who Laughs)|Joker]] of Earth -22 killed all members of Batman's rogues' gallery before Laughs killed him, it's possible that Raven was pretty right.
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*The Batman Who Laughs was the winner of DC Comics' 2019 "Villain of the Year" award.
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*[[Noob Saibot]] received a skin based on The Batman Who Laughs in Mortal Kombat 11 when [[The Joker]] was added as a DLC character.
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Villain Overview
When I was Bruce Wayne, I thought that with enough preparation, I would always win. But I was wrong. I was trapped in an unwinnable war, refusing to see the obvious answers right in front of me. The answers that are so clear to me now with victory right around the corner. To win, you need to adapt, and to adapt, you need to be able to laugh away all the restraints. Everything holding you back. You see... a Batman who laughs... is a Batman who always wins.
~ The Batman Who Laughs

The Batman Who Laughs is a supervillain in the DC Comics universe. He is a "Jokerized" version of Batman who originated from the Dark Multiverse. He is the team leader of the Dark Knights and their goal was to help their master Barbatos plunge the whole Multiverse into complete and utter darkness. This course of action makes them enemies of the Justice League.

He serves as the secondary villain of the event Dark Nights: Metal, the titular main villain of The Batman Who Laughs seven issue miniseries, and one of the major characters alongside Lex Luthor in the Year of the Villain saga.

PersonalityEdit

Joker says that to accept that there's no meaning in your actions is to win. I say, to believe there is a meaning in all your actions is to win. That demon, what he says is that there is no meaning in your actions, therefore the only meaningful act is to win. He is the fear that we're both right, Joker and I. The fear that without any grander meaning, at heart we are cold, animalistic, selfish things.
~ Bruce Wayne about The Batman Who Laughs.
The Batman Who Laughs was once much like Prime Earth's Batman except that he ended up killing his version of the Joker. After doing this, Bruce was exposed to a nano-toxin that slowly transformed him. It rewired his mind not only to think more like Joker but also twisted his moral core into something evil. However, despite these changes, Bruce still managed to retain the orderly and logical aspects of his mind as well as his highly keen and calculating intellect. Thus he became someone with Batman's tactical genius and Joker's lack of morality. He also has the latter's desire for chaos, and insanity.

The Batman Who Laughs seems to have a fixation on winning and believes that he can always do so against his opponents because he had shed the self-imposed rules that restrained him from using more cruel and lethal methods in the past. Indeed, without his code holding him back, The Batman Who Laughs has been able to adapt to various situations and triumph against all sorts of remarkable odds. Laughs can also be quite arrogant, having already destroyed his own world and gaining knowledge from many others. He is also highly sadistic, with this aspect of him showing when he prevents the Grim Knight from killing Jim Gordon so he can experience a far crueler fate and comes to the Court of Owls with no intention but to "hear them all die screaming".

While he still is one of the evilest characters in the DC universe, it is assumed Bruce did not become a villain of his own free will. Therefore, he is more tragic than the Joker despite his evil surpassing his. When it comes to his actions, the idea of a version of Batman having the Jokers twisted morality would mean that it is possible The Batman Who Laughs might toss good and evil aside to do what he thinks is best, which in this case means winning, since he thinks it is the only meaningful act. However, considering he managed to retain some of his previous mindset when it comes to his genius, Laughs may still have some sense of right and wrong as well, although it would be very distorted.

Powers and AbilitiesEdit

The Batman Who Laughs has all the training, discipline and experience of the Prime Earth Batman. Plus he already possesses all information about the strengths and weaknesses of pretty much every superhero and supervillain in the DC Universe, as he had already killed them in his own reality. He also has knowledge from various other worlds he has visited and can adapt to almost any situation. Couple all this with the fact that those born in the Dark Multiverse are extremely resistant to attacks by those from the central Multiverse makes The Batman Who Laughs immensely dangerous. Luckily, Laughs does have a few weaknesses of his own. He is highly vulnerable to both Nth Metal and Element X. Also, despite how different he has become, Laughs is still Batman and can be caught off-guard by situations Batman is not prepared for.

It is revealed in The Batman Who Laughs miniseries that Laughs has the ability to actually see peoples urges, which he can used to find what he himself desires. However, he needs to wear a visor made from Dark Metal in order to focus his senses and pinpoint what he is searching for.

Dark RobinsEdit

DarkDamian

Damian Wayne of Earth -22.

The Dark Robins usually seen accompanying The Batman Who Laughs are a group of children that were presumably among the many Jokerized by the Joker after he had killed their parents in an ally. Laughs later took them in and groomed them into animalistic "pets" that have seemingly lost most of their humanity. Because of this, the only word they know how to say is "crow" and will viciously attack and possibly devour anyone they are sent to hunt, unless The Batman Who Laughs or one of his allies tells them to heel by saying the word "bar".

The Damian Wayne of Earth -22 was also transformed into a Dark Robin. But unlike the other Robins, Damian is still capable of speech and retained his ability to think more rationally. He assisted his father in battling against the Gotham Resistance until he was killed by his Prime Earth counterpart using an arrow made from Nth Metal.

The Batman Who Laughs can apparently transform more children into Dark Robins should he choose to. He gave The Grim Knight a few Dark Robins who were all alternate versions of James Gordon Jr. from different worlds.

It appeared that Billy Batson of Prime Earth became a Dark Robin, after he was infected with Dark Matter by a special batarang during the Year of the Villain saga. However Billy might have just been in disguise in order to ambush Batman and Superman.

QuotesEdit

Dnnn't! Nnnn!
~ The Batman Who Laughs prior to his transformation, before the Joker shoots a child's parents.
JOKER!, STOP!
~ Pre-Batman Who Laughs after breaking his bonds and began attacking the Joker.
STOP! ...stop...stop...
~ Pre-Batman Who Laughs killing the Joker and breathing the Joker gas from the corpse.
He was dying Clark, the chemicals that made him the Joker, they were starting to eat him away from the inside. That's what pushed him to take things too far...why he pushed me...
~ Pre-Batman Who Laughs explaining to Superman why he pushed him.
He said he wanted to make something new out of the best of both of us. Both my trauma and his blended together... they might be beyond saving, Clark.
~ Pre-Batman Who Laughs also explaining what the Joker wanted to do before he dies.
HA!...I'm...I'm sorry. That wasn't...funny.
~ Pre-Batman Who Laughs chuckling after hearing Superman saying about a nurse almost being killed, a sign that he's about to lose his humanity.
Something you weren't prepared for. *laughs*
~ The Batman Who Laughs now becoming Jokerized as he shoots the Bat family dead.
Aww, it's okay...you can lie to mine.
~ The Batman Who Laughs revealing his new family.
I know. Catch.
~ The Batman Who Laughs throwing the Black Kryptonite towards Superman's family, making Superman and his son kill Lois Lane.
Don't be the victim who drowns. Don't sink with the rest. Be active. Rise up, … reclaim the light, … and be the one who does the drowning.
~ The Batman Who Laughs talking to The Drowned.
Stop me if you've heard this one… worlds will live, worlds will die… but imagine if your every fear, each bad decision, gave birth to a malformed world of nightmare. A world that shouldn't exist. And desperate as it fights to survive in the light of the true multiverse far above… these worlds are doomed to rot apart, and die, because they are wrong at their core. Welcome to the Dark Multiverse. Home to stories that should never be… It's all one big cosmic joke, except no one on this side is laughing. …well, almost no one…
~ The Batman Who Laughs explaining the Dark Multiverse.
I know I'm not exactly the Bruce you were hoping for. But I am Bruce. We all are. Let me remind you of a story we have in common. On my world, I developed ways to eliminate the Justice League… then they found out and were so disappointed in me. I betrayed their trust. It was a dark time for the League. But in all honesty… I was holding back. Now imagine if seven Bruce Waynes put their heads together… what horror they could be capable of. If they were to… say… develop separate murderous Batcaves meticulously designed with each of you in mind. So I hope you appreciate our work, because… you're going to die here. Ha. Ha. Ha.
~ The Batman Who Laughs.
You know I am something twisted and wrong, and that terrifies you.
~ The Batman Who Laughs to The Riddler.
It was simple, really. Killing my world. No matter what they threw at me-armies of villains, alien tyrants, the wrath of god-they were all just problems to solve. One by one. Methodically. With precision. And blood.
~ The Batman Who Laughs.
I think he understood on some level. The Joker. Not entirely, of course. He was too single-minded for that, but he saw the potential. He saw that the two of us were incomplete without the other. He knew that we needed to evolve into something new, together. Something more. He used to call me a bat-king, ruling over my dark kingdom. And what is a king, really? It's a powerful card. The highest valued face card in the deck. Not infallible, to be sure, but potent. And the joker card? On it's own? It has no inherent value. It's defined by what is played against. Dangerous in its potential more than anything. But if you hold the two together in a hand, they can hold nearly any value. They can shift and adapt to any threat they face. And so can I.
~ The Batman Who Laughs.
Take a good look Bruce. What do you see? You've never fought someone with all your training. Your discipline. See it yet? I'm not him in a batsuit. I'm you. You. How you are supposed to be without the codes. Without the rules. Except one. BATMAN. ALWAYS. WINS.
~ The Batman Who Laughs to Batman of Prime Earth.
You hear that? People think of birth as loud, and death as silent. Things start with a bang, end with a whimper, but I'll tell you a secret. See, endings...endings are the loudest of all.
~ The Batman Who Laughs.
I'm not mad. Just open-minded.
~ The Batman Who Laughs.
You're standing on the edge right now, Lex. You could be the ultimate version of yourself. Let go of what always held you back, like I did. The universe isn’t destined for you. But you can still take it.
~ The Batman Who Laughs talking to Lex Luthor.
He's not the Joker, Jim. He's Batman. He's me. Joker has points to prove—to me, to the world. The Batman Who Laughs...he's not here to prove anything. He's here to win, to kill anything and everything that's a threat.
~ Batman describing The Batman Who Laughs to Jim Gordon.
Out of every version of us across the universe, you're the most miserable. The least accomplished. You don't understand why yet, but you will. See, to me, to us, you're the nightmare Batman. The bad joke.
~ The Batman Who Laughs to Batman of Prime Earth.
Right now you're trying to see past it...past the danger. The terror... You're trying to see things through the eyes of your Robins, aren't you? Through the eyes of your so-called children...but they knew, Batman. The hope you saw in people, it was a lie. That's why Dick, that's why all of them, stayed high above. (...) Yes. The hard truth is, you're finally starting to see things clearly...because for the first time ever, you're looking at Gotham through the eyes of your real child...you're truest child...The Batman Who Laughs. In other words...me.
~ The Batman Who Laughs to Batman of Prime Earth.
But my favor...all I wanted...was to hear you all die screaming. So...help a guy out?
~ The Batman Who Laughs to the "littlest one" of the Court of Owls before killing her.
That's the secret I've been waiting to tell you all this time... the point of Gotham was to conquer!
~ The Batman Who Laughs to Batman of Prime Earth.
It all comes down to this. Everything. A thousand versions of myself, at war with me, all led by one creature. This is the final battlefield. I feel it.
~ Batman to fight The Batman Who Laughs.
Aw, that's what I said when I was where you are in my transformation. I even called the family over to let them know it would all be okay. While waiting for them, I got a pitcher of water for the table. That's all the exertion it took. And when they arrived, I killed them all. Then I had a cool glass of water.
~ The Batman Who Laughs response to Batman's claim that he will never be like him.
The happiest Bruce Wayne--The one I'll use for the last bit of my serum--is the version who finally let's go of his sadness, his mistaken ideals...and becomes who he was always meant to be...the true bat of Gotham. Meaning, the happiest in Bruce in existence... (...) ...is you, right at this every moment!... Right now. When you become me.
~ The Batman Who Laughs to Batman of Prime Earth.
The World's Finest--back together again.
~ The Batman Who Laughs to Superman.
You're not going to kill me. You're too smart for that. You know I came here because I wanted to see how much you already knew. You've got a good start, I'll give you that. You've moved a few pieces along in this game. But you're going to need my help when you get stuck. Because I'm not from here. I don't give a damn about the little ants you're trying to convince to be gods. I barely give a damn about you. I've walked the cosmic folds of this multiverse. I've stood by the side of beings who could shatter reality with a well-placed punch. You won't kill me, because you're smart, and you know I know things that no other being in this universe knows. And there's a deeper reason. A more Human reason... you and Batman are probably the two greatest strategic minds of your world. But your Batman has rules that I don't. You're not going to kill me. Hell. A few months down the road, and I bet you'll unlock the chains yourself. Because you're going to want to know, when all the chips are on the table, and we both become all we can become... who is going to win? You...or me?
~ The Batman Who Laughs talking to Lex Luthor about upcoming events.

TriviaEdit

  • He was created by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo.
  • In Dark Knights: Metal issue 6, the Batman Who Laughs' fingers were amputated by the Joker. However, during his appearances in comics since then, he still has them. It may be possible that he replaced them with prosthetics.
  • The Batman Who Laughs represents Prime Earth Batman's fear of the Joker and his own madness.
  • The Batman Who Laughs' name was taken from the silent films that helped inspire the creation of Batman and the Joker; The Bat and The Man Who Laughs.
  • The Batman Who Laughs can be seen as the literal interpretation to one of Joker's longtime goals for Batman; to have the Dark Knight kill him and make Batman a murderer no better than himself. However, The Batman Who Laughs is perhaps far worse than what the Joker could expect from Batman of becoming like him.
    • Indeed, even the Joker loathes The Batman Who Laughs to the point of refusing to accept him as a teammate in the Legion of Doom, quitting the Legion as a result. Furthermore, when referring to him, the Joker drops his usual joking demeanor and turns deathly calm and serious, without neither smiling nor laughing. That said, he still tried to transform Batman into his own version as he thought that the only way he could stop him was to become him.
  • Most fans initially assumed that The Batman Who Laughs was blind because of the spiked visor which covers both his eyes while others believed that he just wore it because that contributed to his disturbing appearance. However, since the release of The Batman Who Laughs miniseries, it's explained that he uses it to focus his senses, and the spikes are not simply for show.
  • According to The Batman Who Laughs, it was the death of the Commissioner Gordon on his world that caused him to hunt down and kill the Joker.
  • The Batman Who Laughs is the only villain thus far that Batman has openly expressed an intention to kill.
  • During his confrontation with the Gotham Resistance, The Batman Who Laughs claimed that the Harley Quinn of Earth -22 was his ally. However, as pointed out by Raven, this might of been a lie in an attempt to manipulate the Harley Quinn of Prime Earth. Considering that the Joker of Earth -22 killed all members of Batman's rogues' gallery before Laughs killed him, it's possible that Raven was pretty right.
  • The Batman Who Laughs was the winner of DC Comics' 2019 "Villain of the Year" award.
  • Noob Saibot received a skin based on The Batman Who Laughs in Mortal Kombat 11 when The Joker was added as a DLC character.

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Batman (1966): Joker | Catwoman | Penguin | Riddler
Batman (1989): Joker | Bob Hawkins | Alicia Hunt | Carl Grissom | Max Eckhardt | Vinnie Ricorso | Joe Chill
Batman Returns: Penguin | Red Triangle Circus Gang (Organ Grinder, Poodle Lady, Tattooed Strongman, Stungun Clown, Thin Clown, Fat Clown, Sword Swallower & Knifethrower Dame) | Max Shreck | Catwoman | Charles "Chip" Shreck
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm: Phantasm | Joker | Salvatore Valestra | Arthur Reeves | Chuckie Sol | Buzz Bronski
Batman Forever: Riddler | Two-Face | Sugar | Spice | NygmaTech (Frogmen) | Neon Gang (Neon Gang Leader) | Salvatore Maroni
Batman & Robin: Poison Ivy | Mr. Freeze | Bane | Snowy Cones Thugs | Golums | Jason Woodrue
Batman Begins: Ra's al Ghul | League of Shadows (Ra's Decoy) | Scarecrow | Carmine Falcone | Victor Zsasz | Joe Chill
The Dark Knight: Joker | Joker's Thugs (Thomas Schiff, Chuckles, Kilson, Bus Driver, Happy, Dopey, Grumpy & Bus Driver) | Two-Face | Sal Maroni | The Chechen | Gambol | Lau | Bank Manager | Michael Wuertz | Burmese Bandit
The Dark Knight Rises: League of Shadows (Bane, Talia al Ghul & Barsad) | Catwoman | John Daggett
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: Lex Luthor | Doomsday | Anatoli Knyazev | Mercy Graves | Cesar Santos | Amajagh | Joe Chill | Dru-Zod | Steppenwolf
Suicide Squad: Eyes of the Adversary (Enchantress & Incubus) | Suicide Squad (Deadshot, Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang, El Diablo, Killer Croc, Slipknot & Amanda Waller) | Joker's Gang (Joker, Jonny Frost, Panda Man & Monster T) | Griggs
The Lego Batman Movie: Joker | Harley Quinn | Catwoman | Poison Ivy | Two-Face | Bane | Riddler | Phantom Zone Criminals (Zod, Sauron, Kraken, Lord Voldemort, Jaws & Gremlins)
Joker: Clowns (Joker & Clown) | Penny Fleck | Randall | Wall Street Three | Penny Fleck's Boyfriend

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Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero: Mr. Freeze | Dr. Gregory Belson
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker: Joker | The Jokerz (Chucko, Dee-Dee, Ghoul, Woof & Bonk) | Harley Quinn
Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman: Penguin | Bane | Rupert Thorne | Carlton Duquesne
The Batman vs. Dracula: Dracula | Penguin | Joker
Batman: Under the Red Hood: Jason Todd | Joker | Black Mask | Ra's al Ghul | Riddler
Batman: Year One: Batman | Commissioner Loeb | Carmine Falcone | Arnold John Flass | Catwoman | Joker
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns: Batman | Joker | Mutant Leader | Ellen Yindel | Harvey Dent | Selina Kyle
Son of Batman: Deathstroke | League of Assassins (Ra's al Ghul & Talia al Ghul) | Ubu | Killer Croc | Man-Bats
Batman: Assault on Arkham: Suicide Squad (Amanda Waller, Deadshot, Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang, Killer Frost, King Shark, Black Spider, KGBeast) | Joker | Riddler | Penguin | Scarecrow | Victor Zsasz | Bane | Two-Face | Poison Ivy
Batman vs. Robin: Court of Owls (Samantha Vanaver, Talon, Owls Lieutenant, & Talon Warriors) | Dollmaker
Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts: Animalitia (Penguin, Killer Croc, Man-Bat, Cheetah & Silverback)
Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem: Joker | Scarecrow | Clayface | Silver Banshee | Solomon Grundy
Batman: Bad Blood: League of Assassins (Talia al Ghul, The Heretic, Onyx, Firefly, Tusk, Mad Hatter, Electrocutioner, Hellhound, Calculator, & Killer Moth) | Black Mask
Batman: The Killing Joke: Joker | Paris Franz
Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants: Penguin | Mr. Freeze | Cheetah | Hush | Mad Hatter | Two-Face | Bane | Chemo | Killer Croc | Clayface | Joker | Dr. Kirk Langstrom
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders: Joker | Penguin | Riddler | Catwoman | Archer | Black Widow | Bookworm | Clock King | Egghead | False Face | King Tut | Louie the Lilac | Mad Hatter | Minstrel | Mr. Freeze | Sandman | Shame | Siren
Batman and Harley Quinn: Harley Quinn | Poison Ivy | Floronic Man
Batman vs. Two-Face: Two-Face | Hugo Strange | Catwoman | King Tut | Bookworm | Joker | Penguin | Riddler | Clock King | Egghead | Mr. Freeze | Shame | Harley Quinn
Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold: Riddler | Clayface | Joker | Mr. Freeze | Catwoman | Penguin | Harley Quinn | Poison Ivy
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight: Jack the Ripper | Barbara-Eileen Gordon | Selina Kyle | Harvey Dent | Hugo Strange | Ivy
Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay: Professor Zoom | Suicide Squad (Amanda Waller, Deadshot, Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang, Bronze Tiger, Copperhead, Black Manta, Punch, Jewelee, & Count Vertigo) | Killer Frost | Blockbuster | Silver Banshee | Vandal Savage | Knockout | Scandal Savage | Professor Pyg | Tobias Whale | League of Assassins (Deathstroke) | Two-Face
Batman Ninja: Joker | Harley Quinn | Catwoman | Gorilla Grodd | Bane | Penguin | Poison Ivy | Deathstroke | Two-Face
Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Foot Clan (Shredder & Baxter Stockman) | League of Assassins (Ra's al Ghul & Ubu) | Joker | Penguin | Harley Quinn | Mr. Freeze | Scarecrow | Two-Face | Poison Ivy | Bane
Batman: Hush: Riddler/Hush | Catwoman | Poison Ivy | Bane | Joker | Harley Quinn | Clayface | Scarecrow | Lex Luthor | Lady Shiva | Two-Face | Penguin | Mr. Freeze

Television
Batman: The Animated Series: Joker | Two-Face | Harley Quinn | Penguin | Catwoman | Rupert Thorne | Riddler | Poison Ivy | Scarecrow | Mad Hatter | Killer Croc | Clayface | Ra's al Ghul | Mr. Freeze | Man-Bat | Ventriloquist and Scarface | Roland Daggett | Clock King | Bane | Hugo Strange | Lloyd Ventrix | Kyodai Ken | Baby Doll | Emile Dorian | Red Claw | Boss Biggis | Sewer King | Talia al Ghul | Maxie Zeus | Lock-Up | Professor Milo | Count Vertigo | Daniel Mockridge
The Batman: Joker | Penguin | Bane | Catwoman | Mr. Freeze | Killer Croc | Man-Bat | Firefly | Riddler | Punch & Judy | Kabuki Twins | Hugo Strange | Cluemaster | Ragdoll | Temblor | Poison Ivy | Tony Zucco | Count Vertigo | Harley Quinn | Maxie Zeus | Clayface II | Francis Grey | Killer Moth | D.A.V.E. | Dracula | Rumor | Toyman | Mirror Master | Lex Luthor | Black Mask | Sinestro
Harley Quinn (2019): Harley Quinn | Poison Ivy | Joker | Scarecrow | Queen of Fables | Penguin | Lex Luthor | Bane | Nick Quinzel | Sharon Quinzel

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