The cover offers a full look at Leto’s take on the clown prince of crime as he holds onto an electrified weapon in each hand. (Whether the shockers in his hards are a new form of the Joker’s electric joy buzzers or if it means he’s lifted these weapons from DC Comics villain Electrocutioner remains to be seen.)
“I took a pretty deep dive,” Leto told Empire of his method of portraying the iconic character. “But this was a unique opportunity and I couldn’t imagine doing it another way. It was fun, playing those psychological games.”
Ayer also released the next in what is presumably a set of covers, giving what is perhaps our best look yet of Cara Delevingne in character as Enchantress.
For more on the titular squad, check out Empire’s preview of the 2016 film.