by Frank Miller
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After 10 years away from the public eye, a wave of violence in Gotham City brings Batman back as a vigilante. Illustrated by Klaus Janson; colored by Lynn Varley.
January 12, 2014 Author Kim Fu has always loved Batman — at least, one form of him. Her Batman was moral, principled, triumphant: never cheesy or brutish. But Frank Miller's Batman: The Dark Knight Returns cast a guilty shadow over her love for the character, because Miller's bloodthirsty madman shares an awful lot with Fu's favorite version of her hero.
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