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Early in the morning Detective Gordon is called to a hostage crisis. He arrives just in time to prevent the hot-head Branden from leading a S.W.A.T Team raid that will surely end in disaster. Single-handedly, he manages to take out the bad guy, making him a hero in all the papers.

But, James Gordon's heroism is soon eclipsed by 'The Batman' a vigilante who seems to be busting up criminals up the ladder from street level dealers and muggers to distributors to dealers and bosses. But when 'The Batman' breaks in on a party of bigwigs at the mayor's mansion and threatens them, he becomes Gotham's Public Enemy #1.

'The Batman' has found at least one ally, though, in the form of District Attorney Harvey Dent who's fed up with seeing his witnesses come up dead or missing whenever he tries to go after the big fish.

Can Batman, even with Harvey's help escape the entire Gotham police dragnet?

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Cinematic Techniques Brought To Comics 0

The writing is good. The art is good. But, one of the things that makes Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli's four part story arc, 'Batman: Year One' so outstanding, is for the first time in a generation, these comic creators were applying cinematic storytelling techniques to comic books, and the results propel the comic far beyond its contemporaries.  Right from the cover we see this; the use of the semi-silhouette image of Batman in front of a full moon is one of the most ominous and threateni...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Batman Year One (2 of 4) 0

The origin of Batman continues! A must have for all Batman fans, and also loyal fans of Frank Miller. Batman Year One is the defining year of Bruce Wayne, from his change from multi billionaire, to caped crusader!    Check out issue 1 review    Said the exact same thing in a conversation with batman in modern comics. I've been told, and also from what I have read, Batman Year One is more about Lt. James Gordon than it is about Batman. I mean you can look in any timeline of Batman, and tell ...

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WHO HE IS AND HOW HE CAME TO BE 0

In this issue we are introduced to harvey dent. I would say that the best pages in this issue was when Flass tells everybody about the operation and how batman beat the operation. then next cool scene is where batman plants explosives near carmine falcones wall and reveals himself to the criminals of gotham. The tale is illustrated amazingly in gritty detail that allows us to see what urges both Gordan and batman.      ...

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