Mark Hamill Trades Favors With Jim Lee And The Origin Of The Joker Voice

Posted by November 15, 2016 Comment

As part of the first episode of his new series Pop Culture Quest, Mark Hamill visited the DC Comics office and spent time with artist Jim Lee. We also get a tour of the office by DC Archivist Benjamin Le Clear. It’s a good 16 minute long video that includes an open of Hamill and a puppet named Pop… One of the best parts of the video is a trade proposed by Lee, he would draw and gift Hamill a sketch if Hamill would record a voice mail message as the Joker. Hamill points out that the last time he did that was for Mike Carlin who after a week had to disconnect his found because too many people were calling just to hear the message. Hamill also reveals where his take on the Joker’s voice may have come from.

Pop Culture Quest makes it’s debut on Comic Con HQ today.

(Last Updated November 15, 2016 2:11 pm )

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Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.

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