One of the most important and critically acclaimed Batman adventures ever. Written by Frank Miller (BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS), with art by David Mazzucchelli (Daredevil), YEAR ONE tells the entire dramatic story of Batman's first year fighting crime. This collection includes new introductions by Miller and Mazzucchelli, loads of reproductions of original pencils, promotional art, unseen Mazzucchelli Batman art, Richmond Lewis's color samples, script pages and other surprises. Collects BATMAN #404-407.
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One of the best graphic novels ever. Batman Begins was clearly inspired by this.
Declaration of War
In this story, writer Frank Miller manages to creating a stimulating new story by implementing traits that were nonexistent in any other Batman origin. Rather than focusing on the brutality and fear that the Batman strikes into his opponents, he chooses to focus on the morality of two men, both trying to find their true purpose and trying to spread hope in a city where it’s merely a word. Batman: Year One is only truly surpassed by Miller’s Dark Knight Returns, and even still, this is a saga in the Dark Knight’s life true fans should never be able to resist.
2nd best Batman story ever!!!!
Surapssed only by Miller's own The Dark Knight Returns. Grade: A+