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FormatEditionYearCreatorsSidebar Location
HC1st Printing Front1987Frank Miller & Lynn Varley2
HC1st Printing Back1987Photo by Mark Leialoha3
HC1st Printing Limited Edition1987Frank Miller4
TPB1st Printing1987Frank Miller5
2nd Printing Missing
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  • Alan Moore wrote the Introduction to the early printing of this trade paperback. The Introduction would be dropped for later printings.
  • Hardcover release date: 30 September 1986.
  • Trade Paperback release date: 14 October 1986.

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4.2 stars

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The most epic Batman book ever written. 0

I bought this book with high expectations. More or less, those expectations were met with what is hailed as one of, if not the greatest Batman graphic novel in history.I really enjoyed this book, Frank Miller does a great job of sucking you into a world with an even darker Gotham City. Make no mistake, this is Batman at his darkest.The world feels utterly bleak and taken over by crime and corruption, particularly by a gang called The Mutants. First and foremost, it's important to know that this ...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

Batman Returns! 0

It is 1960s “Batman” vs. 1980s “Batman!” Guess which one will win!Introduction:For many years, I have actually grown up with the darker version of Batman when I was little, thanks to the animated TV series that came out of the 90s. But a few years back, I have realized that there was a 1960s TV series where Batman seems a bit campy, but I had enjoyed it for what it was. Now, I had heard of a particular “Batman” story that was the one that really changed Batman’s character over the years and that...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

One of a kind!! 0

Frank Millers Batman: The Dark Knight Returns is hands down the best futuristic Batman story ever wrote! The story begins with action and anticipation from page one. The story is based in a future Gotham City were the name Batman is a myth or legend. Commissioner Gordon is working his last year as Commissioner of Gotham when a group of outlaws calling themselves mutants take crime into there own hands. Bruce Wayne is buried away in his mansion remembering the days he graced the cape and cowl. Br...

3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
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