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A young Bruce Wayne has spent his adolescence and early adulthood, traveling the world so he could hone his body and mind into the perfect fighting and investigative machine. But now as he returns to Gotham City, he must find a way to focus his passion and bring justice to his city. Retracing Batman's first attempts to fight injustice as a costumed vigilante, we watch as he chooses a guise of a giant bat, creates an early bond with a young Lieutenant James Gordon, inadvertently plays a role in the birth of Catwoman, and helps to bring down a corrupt political system that infests Gotham.

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4.04 stars 4.04/5 Stars Average score of 13 user reviews

Perhaps it was lost on me 0

This was the first batman TPB I read, and to be honest it bored the hell out of me. I'm going to assume that because it was not so much a reboot of the series as it was a tweaking of the beginning story of Batman that the slight changes were lost on me, but whatever the reason was, it's the only comic to date (apart from Superman: Day Of Doom) that I had massive trouble getting into.  I found the art dated and uninteresting, the lettering was difficult to read, and the story seemed to drag on an...

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