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After the ramifications of Zero Hour, Batman gets back to doing what he does best: hunt criminals. A summons from Commissioner Gordon has Batman, with Tim Drake’s help, hunt down a mugger who has killed three people so far. While traversing Gotham City as both the Batman and as Matches Malone, Batman flashed back on his history. He relives his early live at the Manor, his meeting of Alfred, his discovery of the Batcave, the death of his parents, his meeting Leslie Thompkins, his education abroad, the creation of Batman, his rogues gallery, the history of the Robins, and the Knightfall. In the end, Batman finds the mugger and saves the life of a father and son.



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A well done comic 0

I remember going out as a kid and buying my first comic books. This may not have been my first Batman book but is actually my third or fourth book. The book was nicely done, telling Batman's new origin after Zero Hour. Batman tracks down a simple mugger who had killed several people. As with Batman this triggers him thinking about his origins. The inker does a good job of adding Red and Black to the Wayne murder scene, blue for their funeral scenes and Batman's training. The comic is very simple...

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The artists used a black and white template for the flashbacks, which helped the issue repeatedly flashback during the course of the issue without confusion. Emphasis was also made on the death of Bruce's parents by using a "red and black" template for those flashbacks. It was excellently done because his memories were not shown in a clear conscious style, but broken up into single frames (such as the mugger's gun going off), along with frames that were obviously not real, but a byproduct of a b...

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