Batman Beyond Fact #37

Did you know the four of the Jokerz from Return of the Joker are inspired by certain people or looks?

Eric Radomski, co-creator/producer of Batman the Animated Series arrived at a who came to a Halloween party dressed in an outfit and mask that stuck out to the creators of Batman Beyond. Dubbed humorously as “Sicko the Clown”, he became the inspiration for Chuko.

Ghoul’s appearance was loosely based off of the classic Batman villain, the Scarecrow. While it is unknown if this was intentional or not, in Batman Beyond 2.0, Ghoul began to show his skills as a chemist, much like Jonathan Crane. Woof was also inspired by something from classic Batman, as the Joker’s pet hyenas, Bud and Lou.

Dee Dee (Delia and Deidre Dennis) had an original concept that resembled their grandmother, Harley Quinn. There was a concept before this that resembled a Harley Quinn-esque outfit but more revealing. However, this was changed to resemble Raggedy Ann and the fashion sense then modern day manga fans in Japan.