Brian Bolland “Joker” Statue added to DC Designer Series

Statue: Designer Series: The Joker (Brian Bolland)
Statue: Designer Series: The Joker (Brian Bolland)

Straight from the Eisner Award-winning graphic novel Batman: The Killing Joke, acclaimed artist Brian Bolland’s rendition of The Joker gets the Designer Series treatment.

Statue: Designer Series: The Joker (Brian Bolland) Statue: Designer Series: The Joker (Brian Bolland)

Bolland’s version of the Clown Prince of Crime is one of the most iconic, recognisable renditions of the character, and he’s now been brought to the Designer Series by sculptor David Giraud.

This is the latest statue in the DC Designer line, which also includes statues of Superman, Hareky Quinn and Wonder Woman, all offered at 1:6 scale and standing 13 inches tall.

• The statue will be available in July 2017 at comic shops, specialty stores, and online shops – check out the range here on – using this link helps support downthetubes

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The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a “freelance comics operative”, currently working as a freelance editor for TITAN COMICS, as Creative Consultant on the new DAN DARE audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL and LANCASTER COMICS DAY.

John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years, starting out at Marvel UK, where he edited a number of the Genesis 1992 books with Paul Neary. His numerous credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines, where he was Managing Editor.

He also edited STRIP Magazine and worked as an editor on several audio comics for ROK Comics, including TEAM M.O.B.I.L.E. and THE BEATLES STORY.

Most recently he is writing CRUCIBLE as a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and DEATH DUTY and SKOW DOGS with Dave Hailwood for the digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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