Jared Leto’s Joker is the Most Memeable Supervillian Yet

Nobody’s being serious. 

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Last Friday was the Joker’s 75th anniversary, so director David Ayer tweeted out a first look at what Jared Leto would look like as the supervillian in 2016’s “Suicide Squad.” And our first reaction is: ay yai yai. He’s part tatted-up Hot Topic enthusiast, part scrawny hipster, part Juggalo, plus a dash of Michael Jackson with his solo glove. He also has a delicate tattoo that says “Damaged” on his forehead so, look out ladies—this one’s got baggage.

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The internet, inspired by the sheer absurdity of the Joker’s new look, took up arms the best way it knows how: by making a plethora of memes riffing on the image.

We had an equally tatted up Batman:

An upgraded “Home Alone 2” cover:

The Joker as a video game enthusiast:


The Joker as a member of a rap supergroup:


And finally, the Joker as Jerry Seinfeld, which we can’t unsee:

Photos by https://twitter.com/DavidAyerMovies