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Want to Know How I Got These Scars Victor Hugo and the Early Origins of the Joker

Want to Know How I Got These Scars? Victor Hugo and the Early Origins of the Joker

They actually came, indirectly perhaps, from Victor Hugo—the famous french novelist Known best for penning masterpieces the likes of Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, Hugo wrote a much darker novel in 1869 titled The Man Who Laughs.Before there was a Joker, there was Gwynplaine—a boy whose face was intentionally disfigured, leaving him permanently scarred with a ghastly[...]