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Batman takes on the most important case of his career as a detective – who murdered his parents?

Meet Joe Chill and explore the epic conspiracy to wipe out the Wayne family!



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The Psychotic Perspective: The Dark Knight #0 0

Chill in the AirIt is a new week and we have yet another Batman origin story. I’ve only read one issue of Batman: The Dark Knight, the last issue, and I found that to be a good story exploring interesting new concepts in Bruce Wayne’s life, but the central conflict of the story was executed in a mundane manner. Does the Dark Knight’s zero issue provide a more original story or do we once again get an entertaining but trite Batman story?In this issue, we see Bruce’s character development between ...

6 out of 7 found this review helpful.

The Empty Conspiracy 0

I'm not sure if it was intentional or not, but the use of two artists actually works very well in this issue on a pretty deep level. For one, the art duties are divided down the middle, not spattered back and forth alternating at random intervals. But really, the division separates the two halves of the story, childhood and manhood.Expanding upon the small flashback in The Court of Owls, we see a young Bruce Wayne, parents freshly murdered, and he's convinced there's a conspiracy. Young Bruce do...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

What Sets Us Apart. 0

The Story So FarSoon after Bruce's parents are killed he begins his investigation into the circumstances of their murder. We see him progress through the years. We see some of the basic fight training and schooling he receives all they way up to when he leaves for his real training.HitThere are some really good emotional panels and pages in this issue. I like the facial expressions and the depictions of young Bruce and a young Gotham. A very well drawn issue.I like that we see Bruce a young boy ...

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