"But it was by losing the darker aspects and becoming a child’s hero that Batman became famous. Tame maybe, but this is the first classic era, it established the mythos, and Dick Sprang’s art is a joy."
"Next up, Miller shows us Batman’s first year on the job as if to say, “forget the last 50 years, Batman starts here afresh”. And he did – every writer since has used Year One as their reference point."
"If that wasn’t confusing enough, DC launched a range of graphic novels/mini-series that sat OUTSIDE continuity - an excuse for writers/artists to “do their thang”, like Mignola's Victorian Batman . ."