an important, almost forgotten, revelation about the joker

Vintage Ad #1,207: An Important Revelation About the Joker

The root cause of the Joker's insanity? Not a chemical bubble bath. Not an incredibly rotten day.


He doesn't like Hostess Fruit Pies!

After all, who in their right mind can resist the allure of tender crust and fruit filling full of chemical additives and globular bits that once resembled real fruit?

The Clown Prince of Crime's mistake was forgetting that since there were no donut shops in this particular precinct, the cops fulfilled their daily sugar and lard dietary requirement by purchasing fruit pies at the Kwik-E-Mart two blocks from the station.

Source: Justice League of America #142, May 1977 - JB


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