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For 18 months Snyder has grabbed the attention of the Batman universe and flipped it upside down. In his Detective Comics run he took an irrelevant, hardly present James Gordon Jr. and made him into a monster of sorts. And now in his current run to open the New 52 Batman series he has changed the audience's perception of Batman.The GoodAs previously mentioned, Snyder has really change Batman. He took a character who has rarely lost a battle against any foe and made him look vulnerable. But not t...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
I have a couple of problems with The Dark Knight Returns. The first being (and this goes along with all Miller stories) there is very little dialogue. But the major problem is the storytelling, Miller seems to be so obsessed with the feelings of Batman that he forgets he's writing a comic book. Most of the novel is just a set-up for disappointment. For instance take the Joker storyline. The Joker's rehabilitation is set up throughout the first two issues but only 5 pages are dedicated to a very ...2 out of 5 found this review helpful.