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The most eagerly-awaited sequel in comics begins! Three years after the events in THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, Batman knows the world is nowhere near the perfect little place it pretends to be, and he sees the cracks in the system that have been neatly covered up. It's time to find where all the heroes have gone, and the Dark Knight is the right man for the job.

Three years after dissapearing into the shadows, Batman and his allies decide the time is right to return once again.

The issue opens with Carrie Kelley (now called Catgirl) rescuing the Atom from a petrie dish, where he was being held by the government. At the same time we find out there is a planet killing asteroid heading towards earth. Superman is still a lap dog of the state, but this time it is only because the government is holding the bottled city of Kandor hostage. As Carrie rescues the Atom, Batman rescues the Flash who has been forced to run in a human-sized hamster wheel that powers a giant energy generator that runs most of the United States power grid. When the grid collapses, Superman's "handlers" send him to take out the Batman once and for all.

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The Most Underated Series of All Time? 0

Seriously, I don't get the hate on DK2. Look I loved Dark Knight Returns as much as anyone but to hate DK2 just because of its sequel status is idiotic. It's got a lot going for it.One of the major things I love about the series it Batman's fight with Superman. Miller paints Superman as the ultimate boy scout, a man concerned not so much with justice, but the rule set it's built upon. In contrast, Bruce cares not for society, but his own brand of personal justice, writing wrongs the same way he ...

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Not really a good start 0

 The book opens with Carrie ( now dressed as the Wonder Womans villain Cheetah ) rescuing the Atom from a petrie dish being held by "the Government"   At the same time we find out there is a planet killing asteroid heading towards earth, and Superman  is still a lap dog of the state, but this time he is only because the people running the "government" is holding the bottled city of Kandor hostage.   As Carrie rescues the Atom, Batman is rescuing the Flash who has been forced to run in a giant ha...

1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
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