Well, and if Scott tweeted that he was trying to get permission to maim a well loved character, he also said in that podcast that his plans for the Joker were for him to sort of execute a "Killing Joke" moment for everyone important in Batman's life. It's gotta be the Joker. At least I hope so. It's about time he got to be the main villain in a story arc, as he hasn't been in a long time. And Scott Snyder writes him really well, I think.