Batman Movie Summary
The character of Batman is a creation of pre-World War II America. Conceived in 1939, Batman was originally a “pulp” hero. Also, he cared little for killing or maiming those that he went up against. However, the character evolved over time, taking on the nobler attributes that many comic fans have come to expect from the character today.
During this metamorphosis, the character morphed from costumed detective, to a campy, cartoonish version to match the Adam West television show, and ultimately to a full blown superhero with the lifestyle to match. Regardless of the constant reinvention, comic sales continued to drop in the 1970’s and early 80’s, and by 1985, circulation was at an all time low.
Then in 1986, Frank Miller reinvented the character into a much darker, more intense caped crusader in his seminal works The Dark Knight Returns and Batman: Year One. This Batman was extremely dark, and very grim. Hell, he didn’t even shave on a daily basis like that puss Superman.Read the Full Synopsis
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