Two issues into Scott Snyder's "Death of the Family" storyline in Batman, and The Joker's plan has been laid out for readers.
Batman's self-appointed "court jester of fear" intends to kill the hero's closest allies and family members, but he's claiming that Bruce Wayne will pull the trigger himself. He also alleges to know all their secret identities, perhaps proving the truth of the statement by first assaulting Batman's butler and father figure, Alfred Pennyworth.
In our interview with Batman artist Greg Capullo last week, we also discussed another element of The Joker's plan: his trip down "memory lane." He will be visiting the locations of some of the most memorable encounters