1st Printing. Batman matches wits with his arch-nemesis The Joker in this critically acclaimed, prestige format one-shot. He also laughs at one of his jokes. The book is infamous for the scene in which The Joker shoots and cripples Barbara Gordon, effectively ending her crime-fighting career as Batgirl. Written by Alan Moore, with art by Brian Bolland. NOTE: 1st Printing, the title is printed in lime green embossed ink. All others are later printings. Cover price $3.50.