What If Brian Michale Bendis Wrote Batman

#1 Posted by The_Soverighn (1813 posts) - - Show Bio

I Have Got These Thoughts In My Head For A While Which I Will Not Share With Strangers

But I Thought Of This Today

Think About The Amazing Jobs He Did On

Daredevil

Moon Knight

What If Bendis Got Drafted To DC To Write Batman For The New 52 Instead Of Snyder

What It Be Just As Good

Or Maybe Even Better

Or Would It Completely Suck

#2 Posted by The_Soverighn (1813 posts) - - Show Bio

GO

#3 Posted by Brazen_Intellect (1144 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman is a poor fit for his dialogue heavy style, Nightwing maybe but I'm going no for Bats

#4 Edited by InfamousFish (353 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't think it would fit Bendis' style. Also Snyder is doing an amazing job.

#5 Posted by KnightRise (4785 posts) - - Show Bio

@InfamousFish: @Brazen_Intellect: Whats his style like?

#6 Posted by longbowhunter (7047 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd like to see that. Bendis is at his best when writing street level characters. If his Batman was half as good as his Daredevil I'd read it.

#7 Edited by cameron83 (7190 posts) - - Show Bio

@Brazen_Intellect said:

Batman is a poor fit for his dialogue heavy style, Nightwing maybe but I'm going no for Bats

My thoughts exactly.I would love to see what he would be able to do for nightwing or lesser known characters (or less popular characters) like beast boy or something like that.But nightwing.....yes,I would give it a chance and it may be really good

Batman...I only like snyders batman

#8 Posted by gotwillpower (679 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd be fine with him writing Detective Comics or Dark Knight. Those are more likely to suit his "dialogue heavy style." Batman (talking about the title, not the character) seems to be less about introspection and more about the plot. Not to say Batman doesn't have some inner monologues in Snyder's work.

#9 Posted by PassionFlower (960 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm a Bendis fan but the idea of that scares me...and lord knows what he'd do to Dick and Barbara...

#10 Posted by jrock85 (2874 posts) - - Show Bio
#11 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (33042 posts) - - Show Bio

@cameron83 said:

@Brazen_Intellect said:

Batman is a poor fit for his dialogue heavy style, Nightwing maybe but I'm going no for Bats

My thoughts exactly.I would love to see what he would be able to do for nightwing or lesser known characters (or less popular characters) like beast boy or something like that.But nightwing.....yes,I would give it a chance and it may be really good

Batman...I only like snyders batman

His Dardevil run wasn't dialogue heavy

#12 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29499 posts) - - Show Bio

@The_Soverighn said:

Think About The Amazing Job He Did On

Moon Knight

...

#13 Posted by Billy Batson (57950 posts) - - Show Bio

- Bruce Wayne, are you Batman?
- No.
- Are you suuure?
- Yes.
- Reallyyyy?
- Uh huh.
- Bruce, don't lie to use now.
- I'm not.
- Yesss, you are.
- I am not.
- Well huh.
BB

Online
#14 Posted by ColonelRunAway (370 posts) - - Show Bio

ISSUE 1 SUMMARY:

*Batman punches some nameless thugs for eight pages then goes back to the Batcave*

Bruce: So yeah. My parents are dead.

Dick: I know, right?

Bruce: Totally. They're totally dead.

Dick: Mine too. Our parents sure are dead.

Bruce: Sure are. Incredibly dead.

Dick: Dead as dead can be.

Bruce: Really frickin' dead.

Dick: Boy howdy, are they dead.

Bruce: ...

Dick: ...

Damian: I'M LEAVING! THIS FAMILY IS FALLING APART!

*Cut to Tim running around doing stuff, only to end on a splash page of Jason randomly shooting him in the face*

TO BE CONTINUED...

#15 Posted by The_Soverighn (1813 posts) - - Show Bio

bump

#16 Posted by TheCannon (18304 posts) - - Show Bio

Depends. Bendis has written incredible stuff (Ultimate Spider-Man is possibly the greatest comic I've ever read). But stuff like Avengers vs X-Men (haven't read, but I've read the plot and just... ugh). Overall, I don't think Bendis could write Batman right. I'm not saying the stories wouldn't be good, but he wouldn't write them right.

#17 Posted by Joelislegend (215 posts) - - Show Bio

@ColonelRunAway said:

ISSUE 1 SUMMARY:

*Batman punches some nameless thugs for eight pages then goes back to the Batcave*

Bruce: So yeah. My parents are dead.

Dick: I know, right?

Bruce: Totally. They're totally dead.

Dick: Mine too. Our parents sure are dead.

Bruce: Sure are. Incredibly dead.

Dick: Dead as dead can be.

Bruce: Really frickin' dead.

Dick: Boy howdy, are they dead.

Bruce: ...

Dick: ...

Damian: I'M LEAVING! THIS FAMILY IS FALLING APART!

*Cut to Tim running around doing stuff, only to end on a splash page of Jason randomly shooting him in the face*

TO BE CONTINUED...

Can't wait for issue 2.

#18 Posted by conradoaccorsi (297 posts) - - Show Bio

ISSUE 2 SUMMARY:

*Batman dance Harlem Shake with Police Officers for eight pages then goes back to the Batcave*

Bruce: So yeah. I'M BATMAN

Dick: I know, right?

Bruce: TOTALLY. IM TOTALLY BATMAN.

Dick: Me too. Just for a couple issues sure I WAS Batman,but why are you speakin with Christian Bale Bat-Voice?

Bruce: WHAT? IM SPEAKIN TOTALLY NORMAL.

Dick: No you're not speakin normally,it's totally different. It looks like you're forcing your voice to look DARK. Why?

Bruce: BECAUSE I'M THE GODDAMN BATMAN!

Dick: Boy howdy, you're totally Batman.

Bruce: ...

Dick: ...

Damian: I'M LEAVING! THIS FAMILY IS FALLING APART! DONT MAKE THIS ALL STAR BATMAN & ROBIN!

Tim: Holy Crap this is awesome!

*Cut to Tim running around reading ALL STAR BATMAN & ROBIN, only to end on a splash page of Jason randomly shooting him in the face*

Jason: It was necessary,we couldnt let him live.

TO BE CONTINUED...

#19 Posted by RedOwl_1 (1664 posts) - - Show Bio

@conradoaccorsi:

What about issue 3? Will Batman dance Gangnam style with Arkham's prisioners or he will knock them out for a bad flash mob attempt? xD

#20 Posted by butterflykyss (3916 posts) - - Show Bio

@jrock85 said:

HAHAHAHAHAH!

#21 Posted by Teerack (5840 posts) - - Show Bio

Joker would just show up with his face and there would be zero explanation.

#22 Posted by AtPhantom (14521 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd like to see it actually. I'm not sure if Bendis could work it out and it would probably be different than most other Batman runs, but I think it would have a lot potential.

#23 Posted by conradoaccorsi (297 posts) - - Show Bio

ISSUE 2 SUMMARY:

*Batman attack McDonalds with Burger King employees for eight pages then goes to a meeting with Catwoman*

Bruce: Do you wanna know my secret idendity?

Catwoman: Is it Bruce Wayne?

Bruce: HOW DO YOU KNOW THAT? I MEAN...maybe.

Dick: KAWABAAAANGA!

* Dick Grayson appears using Robin suit from Batman & Robin*

Bruce: WHAT THE FUCK? Why are you using this ridicolous suit? And why you shaved your hair? Why Dick?

Dick: There is no more Dick,I legally changed my name to Chris O'Donnel and this is my new suit,you can call me Robin again,but why are you speakin with George Clooney Bat-Voice? It looks like you're forcing your voice to look DARK. Why?

Bane: BECAUSE HE'S THE BATMAN!

Chris: Boy howdy, who's this Rubber dummy?

Ivy: He's my toy little Robin!

Mr Freeze: IM BACK! Look at my Polar Bear slippers!

Bruce: ...

Chris: ...

Damian: I'M LEAVING! THIS FAMILY IS FALLING APART! DONT MAKE THIS BATMAN & ROBIN!

Tim: Holy Crap this is awesome!

*Cut to Tim running around watching BATMAN & ROBIN, only to end on a splash page of Jason randomly shooting him in the face*

Jason: It was necessary,we couldnt let him live.

TO BE CONTINUED...

#24 Posted by conradoaccorsi (297 posts) - - Show Bio

sorry it is issue 3

#25 Posted by Phaedrusgr (1672 posts) - - Show Bio

@ColonelRunAway: lol

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