Gotham - Jerome inspired by Mark Hamill Joker

Despite plenty of evidence to the contrary, it turns out Jerome isn’t the Joker of Gotham after all. When Gotham premiered, it did so promising plenty of Easter eggs for the Dark Knight’s greatest foe. Throughout the series, maniacal laughter could be heard and ‘HAHAHA‘ graffiti is never hard to spot in the city. We’ve even seen a failed standup and a take on the Red Hood persona, both homages to The Killing Joke.

Once Jerome Valeska was introduced, however, the Joker seemed to have arrived. Raised in an abusive setting in the circus, we quickly learned about Jerome’s dark past. With each new season, his mania grew more and more and fans began to embrace ...

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