Batpsyche

Batpsyche Arkham Asylum and the Temptation toward Superego By Jack Holloway In the opening of Batman: Arkham Asylum the video game, Batman has arrested the Joker and is escorting him into Arkham Asylum. The Joker is wheeled down the entrance hall and is checked by a doctor. Counterintuitively, he is having a good time, but…

The Killing Joke and Philosophy

The Killing Joke and Philosophy By Matthew William Brake Written in 1988 by Alan Moore and drawn by Brian Bolland, The Killing Joke is one of the most iconic Joker stories ever written. Directors Tim Burton and Christopher Nolan, not insignificant figures in the history of the Batman movie franchise, were both influenced by it,…