What's the right thing anymore? It's as shallow as it is simple. Batman takes a back-up role to all of the ranty news reports discussing various political stances.
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And Frank Miller is delusional. Bartholomew Wolper, "Every anti-social act can be traced to irresponsible media input. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Much like Batman his foil?
Batman accepts Dick into his inner circle, and he debuts as Robin. I want you to remember, Clark…in all the years to come…in your most private moments…I want you to remember…my grank your throat…I want…you to remember…the one man who beat you. I took that story and turned it into a much more arch story about Matt Murdock and the first love of his life, which was a gal named Elektra.
As I said, this is my first foray drak the unchartered waters of the world of Batman other than through television and film.
Batman (The Dark Knight Returns) - Wikipedia
I realize Batman has been out of commission for quite some time at the onset of this story and he has to ,night out the kinks while battling evil, but did his voice have to sound so much like this guy???? When things are worst in Gotham, the TV exposes the shirking of responsibility starting with Reagan, moving down to the governor, mayor, then ending with Gordon's replacement Commissioner Yindel. Some readers took offense with Miller's drawings of his characters, accusing him of making Bruce Wayne look like he was on a perpetual roid rage, but I think they were perfect.
In the years after going underground, Bruce Wayne and Carrie now known as Catgirl train an army of "Batboys" to save the world from a " police-state " dictatorship led by Lex Luthor.
However, this is not the future I want for Batman or Bruce Wayne.
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
He relies on Superman's weakness caused by near-death in the nuclear blast Superman only just managed to survive by absorbing mlller energy of the sun, but he is still vulnerable to attack. Commissioner Jim Gordon is retiring. Views Read Edit View history. I dislike the art, the page layout and the female Robin.
Frank Miller on the Creation of BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS
Endgame " " Robin War ". The legendary image of the silhouetted Dark Knight against a stormy lightning bolt background?
Batman was a joke back then, thanks to that moronic TV show. There are a total of four volumes contained into one book and since so much is happening in this book, it might be a bit too much for some fans to take in.
I loved the images of Batman being large and muscular and how he usually looks threatening to all the criminals. I see a reflection. Since the s, when the Comics Code Authority was established, the character of Batman had drifted from his dark, violent roots. DNF - page 90 I'm cleaning my currently reading shelf and I'm cringing knighf the thought of having to read this comic further. I was unfortunate enough to be born in the nineties so I wasn't there to see firsthand how Batman's narrative evolved in the comics and Kmight was quite envious of those who were there to witness what Frank Miller accomplished when he wrote The Dark Knight Returns ; considering how much of its impact still echoes in the modern interpretations of Batman and his villains to this very day.
The book is divided into four parts that could easily be labelled: Batman publications and storylines. It may have been the first miiller novel covered by TV news everywhere.
Although Batman defeats the Mutants with his advanced weaponry in the ensuing battle, the Mutant Leader ends up goading him into a fight. View all 15 comments. Superman demands to meet Batman. Oct 08, Stephen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Miller also includes a brilliant line about Two-Face: Comics historian Les Daniels wrote that Miller's idea of ignoring deadlines was "the culmination of the quest towards artistic independence".
Gates of Gotham Batman: Bats is fine, and can still kick mipler, even Superman's.