There’s a scene in Batman #496 – 1993’s Knightfall story arc, supposedly the source material for much of Nolan’s TDKR – where Joker and Scarecrow set about terrorising Gotham through a series of prank calls.
In one panel they’re evading the police in an ice-cream truck, until they reach a toll booth… And that’s when this happens:
OK let’s get this straight.
Do we think the Joker invent cone-ing?
The meme to beat in 2011?
Or at least, reverse cone-ing?
Answers on a postcard, please.