Batman: The Dark Knight #1

    Batman: The Dark Knight » Batman: The Dark Knight #1 - The Dark Knight Returns released by DC Comics on February 1986.

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    The Dark Knight Returns last edited by Deadarrow on 09/19/21 06:17PM View full history

    Batman: The Dark Knight Returns is set 20 years in the future. In the absence of superheroes, criminals run amok, and a gang called the Mutants terrorize Gotham City. Bruce Wayne has been retired from crime fighting for ten years following the death of Jason Todd, the second Robin. Despite Wayne's funding of the rehabilitation of Harvey Dent (Two-Face), Dent returns to crime. Bruce, overcome with the grief of what Gotham has become, as well as being unable to resist his true identity as Batman, dons the costume again and apprehends Dent, and the populace debates whether Batman is a savior or a threat to society.


    • The cover is homage by future comics.

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    A dystopic version of Batman's possible future! 0

    Miller did some good work back in the 80s when working with Dc comics... They were Ronin, Batman: Year One and this one... In my opinion one of his ultimate masterpieces: Batman The Dark Knight Returns. An extensive version of Batman's possible future (just like Gran Morrison's 666th Batman issue) Where our beloved Bruce Wayne has clearly the "Ol' Warhorse" Perennial Personality... Now, when he's 50 years old he must strike again the streets because of the impending chaos and mayhem overrunning ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

    Great Series 0

    Very good take on Batman, focusing on the grittier side of his character, even before that style of comics has became as popular as it has today, clearly shows that The dark knight is human, and fighting people at 50 could prove a challenge. The ideas of splinter Batman groups are great ideas, "the sons of batman" prove to be a way youths have risen up by the memory of Batman to combat the "mutants" although they're rather misguided, without Bats' they torch buildings to convey a message. The wa...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

    best comic ever. 0

    the dark knight returns is the best comic ever.its got batman as a retired man but returns again and he gets a new cool robin named carrie kelley. in part 2 superman and green arrow come but superman is an anti hero and green arrow is good.batman gets a cool armour to defend himself from heat visions. Batman wins but fakes an heart attack to stop the fight. best comic ever....

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