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On Air: The Joker

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Thursday at midnight, Heath Ledger will haunt thousands with his creepy portrayal of the Joker. The batty villain we all know was not always so menacing or significant, however. The creators of D.C. Comics killed him off after just two appearances in Batman #1. Later — partly due to a puritanical group called the Comics Code Authority — the Joker morphed into a silly alliteration-obsessed fellow on ABC's Batman TV show.

We want to know — who was the best Joker of them all?

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