This series are sure to be awesome from the looks of it. I really like how the man ( who resembles uncle Same btw, intentional? ) have his hand so tense. Like he is trying to open it from a fist but can't. Really awesome combined with - can't get no release.
Your idea with Uncle Sam is interesting, it would fit to the themes Dylan sings about, but it was not intended. This Joker is mentioned once in the song and is not mentioned any further, so I chose his appearance depending on my first association of a joker.
It's really hard drawing hands, anyway, I'm glad I managed it
haha - I always avoided feet, or tricked around them a little (as with the thief in No. 4). It really helps to draw from nature and to have someone imitating the gesture or posture. I had two friends as victims for the claw