Making the Connection Between Victor Hugo and the Joker
Contributor blog post by Margo Lestz:
When you think of French writer, Victor Hugo, you probably think of his classic works, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Notre Dame de Paris)” or “Les Misérables.” You probably wouldn’t associate him with the Joker, that mad super-villain with the maniacal laugh who is Batman’s adversary.
…Continue reading here for Margo’s fascinating post on how Victor Hugo may have influenced the creation of the Joker in his book “L’Homme Qui Rit.” Who would have thought that one of the greatest nineteenth-century French poets would have anything to do with a twentieth-century American cartoon villain?
Via:: The Curious Rambler