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Batman (vol. 1) #294 (Dec. 1977):
“Testimony of the Joker!”
by David Vern (as David V. Reed), John Calnan, Tex Blaisdell

Batman (vol. 1) #294

Title: “Testimony of the Joker!”

Medium: comic

Cover date: Dec. 1977

Publisher: DC

Written by: David Vern (as David V. Reed)

Art by: John Calnan, Tex Blaisdell


24 characters in this story:

Character
(Click links for info about character
and his/her religious practice, affiliation, etc.)
Religious
Affiliation
Team(s)
[Notes]
Pub. #
app.
Batman Batman (Bruce Wayne) hero
CBR Scale: ICBR Scale: S Episcopalian / Catholic (lapsed); atheist
The Justice League; The Outsiders (leader)...  DC 11,112
The Joker The Joker villain
CBR Scale: M anarchist; obsessed with being Batman's arch-enemy
The Injustice Gang; The Joker League of Anarchy (leader)...  DC 1,679
Jerry Randall Jerry Randall supporting character
CBR Scale: D idolized Batman
[routinely dressed as Batman to recreate idol's exploits] DC 1
Commissioner Gordon Commissioner Gordon
(8-panel cameo)
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Protestant
GCPD; The Mystery Analysts of Gotham City DC 2,797
Ras al Ghul Ra's al Ghul
(5-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: U fundamentalist Environmentalist; alchemist
Secret Society of Super Villains; The League of Assassins (leader) DC 151
Poison Ivy Poison Ivy (Pamela Lillian Isley)
(2-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: M fundamentalist
Environmentalist
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Suicide Squad...  DC 414
Scarecrow Scarecrow (Jonathan Crane)
(2-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: S Freudian
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom...  DC 267
Mr. Freeze Mr. Freeze (Victor Fries)
(2-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: I Catholic (lapsed)
Cold Warriors; Secret Society of Super Villains...  DC 175
Captain Stingaree Captain Stingaree (Karl Courtney)
(2-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: S LGBT
Secret Society of Super Villains DC 8
Killer Moth Killer Moth (Cameron van Cleer)
(2-panel cameo)
villain
  [1st app: Batman (vol. 1) #63 (Feb.-Mar. 1951)] DC 54
Mad Hatter (imposter) Mad Hatter (imposter)
(2-panel cameo)
villain
  [1st app: Detective Comics (vol. 1) #230 (Apr. 1956)] DC 9
Tweedledee and Tweedledum Tweedledee and Tweedledum (Deever and Dumson Tweed)
(2-panel cameo)
villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Wonderland Gang DC 25
The Cavalier The Cavalier (Mortimer Drake)
(2-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: I LGBT
[1st app: Detective Comics (vol. 1) #81 (Nov. 1943)] DC 15
Cluemaster Cluemaster (Arthur Brown)
(2-panel cameo)
villain
  The Suicide Squad; Injustice League
[former game show host; father of Stephanie Brown (Batgirl)]
DC 33
The Spook The Spook (Val Kaliban)
(2-panel cameo)
villain
  [one of world's greatest escape-artists] DC 20
Superman Superman (Clark Kent)
(1-panel cameo)
hero
CBR Scale: S Methodist / Kryptonian religion
The Justice League; Super Friends DC 13,409
Lex Luthor Lex Luthor
(1-panel cameo)
villain scientist
CBR Scale: S Episcopalian (lapsed); Nietzschean atheist
Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom... 
[Foe of: Superman (arch-enemy)]
DC 1,508
Catwoman Catwoman (Selina Kyle)
(1-panel cameo)
villain hero
CBR Scale: I Catholic
Secret Society of Super Villains; Injustice League...  DC 911
Two-Face Two-Face (Harvey Dent)
(1-panel cameo)
villain
CBR Scale: M obsessed with dualism and
number 2; Taoist
The Injustice Gang; Injustice League DC 240
The Riddler The Riddler (Edward Nygma)
(1-panel cameo)
villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains; The Legion of Doom DC 302
Signalman Signalman (Phil Cobb)
(1-panel cameo)
villain
  Secret Society of Super Villains DC 35
Martha Wayne Martha Wayne
(mentioned)
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Catholic
[mother of Batman] DC 59
Dr. Thomas Wayne Dr. Thomas Wayne
(mentioned)
supporting character
CBR Scale: U Episcopalian
[Batman's father] DC 75
The Claw The Claw (Colonel Jake van Cleeve)
(mentioned)
villain
  ["trial" to determine who killed Batman was at his estate] DC 1