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J. Johnson

"the book keeper"
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Helpful votes received on reviews: 22% (4 of 18)
Location: Kent, England
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,360,037 - Total Helpful Votes: 4 of 18
Batman: Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller
Batman: Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller
4 of 18 people found the following review helpful
Batman is probably the most iconic superhero in existence (apart from the nutcase with the S on his chest). The fact he has no powers makes him fascinating. His origin also. Now I don't doubt that Frank Miller saved Batman from the humiliation of the 60s TV show. He also made way for some of the dark knights later greatest storylines (the death of Jason Todd for example). But personally I believe that Miller did for Batman exactly what Joel Shumacher did for him in Batman and robin. He changed him too much. I do agree that Bob Kane probably didn't intend Batman to end up camp, and nearer to Millers version. But this Batman is a disturbed, grumpy old man, harking on about how young or old he… Read more