The Joker first appeared as Batman’s antagonist in 1940. Over the past 80 or so years, he has been reinvented and reinterpreted dozens of times, yet the “Crown Prince of Crime” remains one of the most recognizable super-villains.

This infographic from looks back at his origins, his iconic appearances on the Batman television series and in films like The Dark Knight and Suicide Squad as well as the newest incarnation of the Joker, Joaquin Phoenix’s Arthur Fleck.

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The Evolution of the Joker

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David Wallace

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