He’s coming back. For those of you who don’t know the Joker has disappeared after having his face surgically removed last October in Detective Comics #1 in the new 52 reboot. This October the Clown Prince of Crime returns and he aims to make Batman’s life a living hell.
The Joker’s return story arc will take place from issue #13 to #18 in the Batman comic book series. The 13th issue will be a Halloween themed release and will explain what Joker has been up to all this time. Batman writer Scott Snyder says this is the most violent Joker has ever been in the character’s 72 year history. So get ready for death and chaos as Joker comes back to town.