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From GEOFF JOHNS and GARY FRANK, the acclaimed team behind SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN and the SHAZAM! stories in JUSTICE LEAGUE!

In the tradition of SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE, this spectacular original graphic novel gives new insight into BRUCE WAYNE'S transformation into BATMAN and his first year as THE DARK KNIGHT.

In this all new take on the Batman mythos, Bruce Wayne is on the hunt for his parents' killer. His target? The Mayor of Gotham City!

Plus, who is Alfred Pennyworth – and why is he so determined to put an end to the Batman?

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4.6 stars 4.6 Stars Average score of 13 user reviews

A New Take on Batman 0

After reading Superman: Earth One just over a year and a half ago I was really looking forward to the future of Earth One and when I hear that Batman was the next one to come out, and that Geoff Johns and Gary Frank were working on it I was counting down the days till it came out. I've always wanted to see how Johns would handle a Batman story as well, as after getting me back into Flash (Barry Allen), Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) and Aquaman, I'm sure he'd do a great job with the Caped Crusader.P...

14 out of 14 found this review helpful.

Stat of something special? 0

Batman has a very special place in comic and general folklore. Even people who dont read comics can probably tell you how he got started and except for the likes of Spiderman and Superman thats a rare thing. The people who do read comics and watch the various Batman cartoons and movies have seen his origins numerous times and can state the film that young Bruce and his parents where going to see, the name of the mugger etc. So you may ask why another origin? I'am getting ahead of myself so i wil...

8 out of 9 found this review helpful.

A New Batman Beginning!!!!! 0

Geoff Jones and Gary Frank team up and make an awesome story. The story of Batman is the same, but with new changes too. His father was running for mayor and asked Alfred to help keep them safe, but got killed. Alfred was different from his other versions and I liked this one a lot because he was the one who trained him. The enemies like Mayor Cobblepot, and The Birthday boy were great and were tough foes. We also saw how Jim Gordon was and why he was acting the way he was. The story was amazing...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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