I wouldn't say one's better or the other's worse.
One version looks like it was published today, one looks like it was published in the 80s, it's preference.
Like the black/white flashback pages?
That's as retarded as defending the hack blu-ray publishers that take old movies and give them a teal color grading and remove all of the film grain to make it look like digital shit
So is joker the guy who is afraid that the other guy will turn the light off when he's half way across? Is Batman offering him a crazy solution and is he someone Joker can't trust?