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The Joker in the News

Catch the latest news stories following The Joker right here! Recently featured in various news publications.

New ‘Joker’ Ride Coming To Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington already has park rides based on DC Comics heroes like Superman, Batman and Aquaman. They also have some rides featuring villains like Catwoman, Harley Quinn, Mr. Freeze and The Riddler. But perhaps the biggest villain of them all…

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Six Flags Over Texas Announces New Roller Coaster

Officials announced Thursday morning that the park will begin construction soon on The Joker, a free-fly coaster — meaning the seats spin during the ride…

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4D free-fly coaster coming to Six Flags in 2017

Thursday morning Six Flags Over Texas revealed its newest roller coaster coming to its Arlington park, The Joker…

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Where do they get those wonderful toys? Six Flags Over Texas adds 'Joker' coaster

Six Flags over Texas in Arlington will get its first new roller coaster in years in 2017, the Grapevine-based parent company said early Thursday. The Joker will be a so-called “free fly” coaster, in which riders’ seats are suspended in mid-air…

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New for 2017 at Six Flags Over Texas: The Joker

Six Flags Over Texas and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, announced Thursday the opening of the theme park’s “13th and most maniacal roller coaster to date,” a free-fly coaster called The Joker…

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First look: Six Flags’ new thrill rides for 2017

The screams are still reverberating on the midways at Six Flags. But the thrill ride maestros at the park chain are already orchestrating next year’s chorus of hoots and hollers. Today, Six Flags unveiled all of its new rides for the 2017 season…

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You’ll Want to Hear What New Rides Six Flags Just Announced for 2017!

All 13 North American Six Flags parks simultaneously unveil their new additions before the summer comes to a close. These additions come in the form of roller coasters, family rides, shows, restaurants, or general park enhancements…

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Ride Features

The Joker will be the most wicked and chaotic thrill ride and will reign supreme as the most dynamic coaster in the GOTHAM CITY section of the park.

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The Joker

Each ride on The Joker will be totally different. You can flip up to six times or more. The ride is chaotic and unpredictable- just like The Joker!

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Maniacal Free Fly Coaster

The Joker will deliver total mayhem with its next generation, cutting edge thrills, including two beyond 90-degree “raven” drops on the ride’s two-tone design- purple and green- track.

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Height Requirements

Guests must be 48″ to ride.

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Season Pass Holder Perks

Season Pass Holders will be the very first to ride before it opens to the public.

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Construction Gallery

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October 2016

The Joker’s construction process has been terrific. Workers started to drill the first hole, where The Joker will be established.

October 2016

Setting up a solid foundation for the villainous ride.

October 2016

Adding sandy soil and cement to the solid foundation.

October 2016

Using a drilling rig to start drilling down the holes.

October 2016

The drilling process has begun.

October 2016

Installing a concrete cylinder for the new 120-foot-tall adventurous ride.

December 2016

The purple and green wing-styled seats have arrived! These seats will make you spin 12 stories down.

December 2016

The green strapped purple seats will soon be put together to create a total of 5 vehicles for the villainous coaster.

December 2016

More Joker parts!! Workers will begin to assemble the coaster wheels, chain links, and seats to create uncontrollable flips.

December 2016

Ride parts continue to roll in for The Joker, including wheels that will travel along the coaster’s track. These wheels will play a part in making you spin like crazy throughout the ride.

December 2016

It won’t be long before more ride parts arrive. Our construction team is ready to start putting the pieces together for the 2017 evil sensation, The Joker!

December 2016

Our great construction workers have started to put the green and purple villainous ride together. As you can see the tracks for this 120-foot coaster have arrived! The tallest top of the track will be 126 feet high.

December 2016

The 124-foot green and purple columns have been established on the solid foundation. It’s all starting to come together and soon The Joker will be driving your minds insane!

December 2016

Starting to look a lot like a coaster!! Even in the cold temperatures our construction team are doing an amazing job.

December 2016

The green and purple pillars look phenomenal!

January 2017

The tracks are up! We are excited to see this coaster elevate so quickly.

January 2017

Up close and personal, The Joker is looking good!

January 2017

The Joker is getting taller and taller.

January 2017

More parts that will make The Joker look fantastic.

January 2017

The Joker’s tracks are looking insanely good. It will soon give you a different twist on life.

January 2017

Our construction team is working very hard to put together one of the most unique coasters to be part of the Six Flags Over Texas coaster line-up.

January 2017

Before you know it, The Joker’s seats will be installed on the green and purple track. These seats will unpredictably flip you over as many times as The Joker wants.

January 2017

Wow! Another piece added to this incredible unique coaster.

January 2017

What a view! This revolving 120-foot coaster will be a hit this spring!

January 2017

The sign has arrived and it looks AMAZING!

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About the Park

Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, is home to more than 100 rides, shows, and attractions including the award-winning JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis, the world record breaking Texas SkyScreamer and the always impressive coasters—Titan and MR. FREEZE: Reverse Blast. For the little thrill seekers, BUGS BUNNY Boomtown offers a variety of rides that will get them ready for the bigger thrills. Six Flags Over Texas is open March through January and features world-class festival including Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park.