-Laughs was revealed to be the victor in the category of "Villain of the Year", which was decided through votes cast by fans.
True First: The Batman Who Laughs
Today we're going to talk about The Batman Who Laughs real first appearance because it's ignored by CGC and The Market. As The Market & CGC proclaims his first appearance (or first full per se) is Teen
[Earth -22]), but that's wrong. At the very
least it's BWL's first official cover.
Most comic sellers don't read comics. When
I go to comic shows I always hear a dealer
say "Someone said this was the first
appearance" or, "It said the first appearance
on eBay". Like you're selling something you're
not sure about AND you want top dollar for it.
Get real, do your research folks. Even the
best of us who do read comics heavily will
According to BWL's creator Scott Snyder he told the fans that BWL's first full appearance in Dark Nights Metal #2 (1st full Barbartos & The Dark Knights). The other reason why fans ignored Snyder because TT #12 came out the same week and has a lower print run. Teen Titans doesn't have a high print, to begin with, and that issue was a Tie-In. If you read Dark Nights Metal #2 the story clearly takes place before Teen Titans #12 which would make DNM #2 the winner. Them claiming DNM #2 is a cameo is bullshit too, BWL speaks quite a bit and seen in multiple panels.
This a segment where we talk about possible earlier appearances in comics than what the so-called officials state.