Why did you do it?. WHY?!.. This is actually a very relevant mechanism in Batman comics. The idea is the "Bad Day Mentality" which basically says all it takes is one bad day to m Why did you do it? WHY?! This is actually a very relevant mechanism in Batman comics The idea the "Bad Day Mentality" which basically says all it takes one bad day to m
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#42 - Cambro
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This is actually a very relevant mechanism in Batman comics. The idea is the "Bad Day Mentality" which basically says all it takes is one bad day to make a perfectly sane man into a lunatic. This can also be applied to a long stretch of a crappy life, like in Bane and Scarecrow's cases. In every example the person feels they were treated unfairly, so they react differently to make their world fair. Ra's decides to wipe out the unfair evil from the world through unmerciful force. Scarecrow makes the world fair by equaling his fear and physical weakness with his opponents through the use of fear gas. Two-Face sees the world is unfair and decides randomness (flipping a coin) is the only way to maintain fairness. In the Nolan movies Bane follows Ra's logic, but in the comics he does it just to inflict his pain on the rest of the world that ignores him. The Joker, different from all of the above, embraces chaos and creates fairness by making life miserable for everyone no matter who they are. Joker creates fairness by removing the concept all together.
There is one more prevalent case in the comics of the Bad Day Mentality, and he is Batman. That's right, Batman. Batman, the exact opposite of the Joker, makes life fair for everyone by stopping the pain that touched him from touching anyone else. Bruce Wayne is just as insane as every villain in Arkham, it is just that his insanity has positive ramifications. Everything in the Batman comics revolves around insanity and how human beings react to Bad Days.
(If you really want an excellent example of this, read Batman: The Killing Joke by Allan Moore. It is famously ends with Batman's shadow mingling with the Joker's, showing they share their madness.)
#128 to #42 - barteleiff
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Awesome. A thumb for you, sir
Awesome. A thumb for you, sir
#84 to #42 - darkjustifier
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#95 to #42 - pencilartist
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Automatically thought of TKJ when I started reading. Good call.
#88 to #42 - funkyrednipples
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By the time reading this it had 38 thumbs I refreshed and now it has 62. Either I'm the slowest reader or you're the hero Funnyjunk needs.
By the time reading this it had 38 thumbs I refreshed and now it has 62. Either I'm the slowest reader or you're the hero Funnyjunk needs.
User avatar #57 to #42 - shoryuken
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brilliant
#52 to #42 - EpicFailMaster
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You sir, desire a medal
You sir, desire a medal
#65 to #52 - anon id: ef4b2e3e
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Desire? He deserves one.
User avatar #74 to #42 - ghostninja
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****** awesome man


a thumb for you
User avatar #56 to #42 - GenerationXero
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You are amazing. Do you write books or something? A blog maybe?
User avatar #86 to #56 - Cambro
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Thanks. I'm in school learning to be a short story writer and essayist. I have no blogs because I'm not pompous enough to believe what I say or write should be followed. I have written Batman fanfiction graphic novels in the past, but they have never been posted anywhere and were only distributed among a college peer group as a goof off project.
User avatar #53 - caelinnis
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What did Bane want, anyway? Just to break Batman as an FU to Gotham, or?
User avatar #54 to #53 - GenerationXero
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TO FULFILL RA'S AL GHUL'S DESTINY!
#59 to #54 - punmeister
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Here, have a visual aid.
Here, have a visual aid.
#16 - jiorugu
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this would be better for the first one
#46 - brothergrimm
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am i the only one who thinks if joker and bane had somehow managed to work together they'd have been unstoppable?
User avatar #186 to #46 - elcreepo
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Bane, who follows Ra, would see the Joker as an unfair evil who causes a lot of people a lot of pain for little to no reason.

Joker's hard to predict, but I'm guessing he'd find Bane to be too predictable for his tastes.
User avatar #190 to #186 - brothergrimm
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very true....... which is why i said if they somehow managed to work together
#49 - ninedice
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I did it for a Klondike bar.
#82 to #49 - darkjustifier
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Evil.
#34 - mauhdzlpd
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User avatar #70 to #34 - KingBoo
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please tell me there is a video of this somewhere :P
User avatar #173 to #70 - zzonked
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It's from the movie 'Arthur' with Russell Brand.
User avatar #174 to #173 - KingBoo
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oh yea now I remeber thanks :P
User avatar #29 - unknownvsthirteen
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Only kids 12 and younger say Lulz
User avatar #30 to #29 - PubLandlord
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lulz , I'm 21 bitch you're hella wrong
#60 - puccypirateisback **User deleted account**
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'This town deserves a better class of criminal, and I'm gonna give it to them."
'This town deserves a better class of criminal, and I'm gonna give it to them."
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#77 to #73 - anon id: 0a5b10e8
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thats the joke
User avatar #97 to #77 - hadzibg
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r
User avatar #187 to #97 - elcreepo
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's
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User avatar #103 to #94 - julpiter
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hey I created that gif :D
not that anyone cares
i was just exited to see somthing I made used by someone else
#105 to #103 - PopcornOps **User deleted account**
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User avatar #114 to #105 - julpiter
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yeah I created it after I saw the "I Have done nothing productive all day" gif and being a fanitical DC fan i instantly throught of this so i made the gif then added in the text