Stacked Deck. The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told. Expanded Edition (Signed).
O'Neil, Dennis (Foreward) and Mike Gold (Introduction)
Stamford, CT: Longmeadow Press, 1990.
First limited edition. Full leather hardcover. A fine copy (no dust jacket, as issued). Item #1393
Boldly SIGNED by Jack Nicholson in blue marker on the half-title page, who expertly played The Joker in the 1989 (first) Batman movie, directed by Tim Burton and starring Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson and Kim Basinger. Collects twenty-two of the greatest Batman-Joker stories ever printed, spanning 1940 to 1987. Foreword by Denny O'Neil, introduction by Mike Gold, afterword by Dick Giordano, end notes by Mark Waid, cover illustration by Dean Motter, and contents illustration by Kyle Baker. Limited edition bound in full purple leather, with gilt page edges and satin bookmark. Guaranteed by Bloody Rare Books, LLC to be authentic and accompanied with an independent Certificate of Authenticity from R&R Enterprises Autograph Auctions, a charter member of the UACC. An as new, unread, highly-collectible copy, scarce as signed.