As much as everyone loves the Joker, is anyone else getting the feeling that he's a tad bit over-used? Batman's rogues gallery is without a doubt the best of any comic book character's so why not use villains other than the Joker more often? BTAS did a great job balancing as many villains as possible and even ended up updating crappy characters. Joker still had the most episodes (as he should), but lesser-known rogues also had fantastic revampings (Mr. Freeze, The Clock King, Clayface, Maxie Zeus). Though the comics have used every single villain, the medium still hasn't balanced out the use of rogues. Joker is overexposed and when's the last time we've had a good Mad Hatter story? Hugo Strange: Hugo Strange was nicely updated in Batman and the Monster Men. I like the idea of him figuring out Batman's identity, ala Strange Apparitions. The mad scientist in him definitely shows promise. Bring him back! Catwoman: She has her own solo title, so that's okay. However, the Bat-cat relationship can definitely be played up a bit and her expertise in burglary can make for some good heist stories (Selina's Big Score). Clayface: Matt Hagen being an actor can definitely make for some interesting movie-themed crimes. Scarecrow: Make him scary again and he needs a complete costume overhaul. His recent two-parter in Detective was decent and a step in the right direction. Penguin: He's one of the most famous Batman characters, but his run in the comics have been generally weak. Which is disappointing really because he can serve as bridge between the Freaks and the Mob--a theme that was used to good effect in TLH. He's a freak that wants to be a mob boss. Elegant, classy. A lot of interesting opportunities here. Two-Face I'd like a Two-Face story that's not a retelling of his origin or how he fixes his face again. Batman: Faces was a good Two-Face story. And just like Penguin, the Freak/Mob aspect can be played with here. Riddler: The private detective thing works for now, but in the near future I'd like to see a darker, sinister, and overall more badass Riddler. His crimes should be complicated and intelligent. It's his brain that makes him such a challenge. Incorporate his OCD and intellectual death traps more. He was starting to get interesting after Hush though... Mad Hatter: Mind control, computers, and Alice in Wonderland! Bring in the love story from TAS and the computer wizardry into the comics. Gotham Central had a really good Mad Hatter run and excellent characterization. He should have the storybook aspect, but he shouldn't be a bumbling idiot reciting poems all the time. I'll add more later.