Batman Begins: The Movie and Other Tales of the Dark Knight

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DC Comics, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 155 pages
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Begins, the film by acclaimed director Christopher Nolan (Memento, Insomnia) and writer David Goyer (Blade), starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman, Ken Watanabe, Katie Holmes and Tom Wilkinson, can now be read as a graphic novel! This colorful adaptation of Batman Begins explores the origins of the Batman legend and the Dark Knights emergence as a force for good in Gotham. In the wake of his parents murder, disillusioned industrial heir Bruce Wayne travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice and turn fear against those who prey on the fearful. He returns to Gotham and unveils his alter ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses his strength, intellect and an array of high-tech deceptions to fight the sinister forces that threaten the city. This collection also contains four more tales featuring the comic-book version of the Dark Knight!

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Bruce Wayne, fleeing his home after the murder of his parents, is transformed into Batman and returns to Gotham City to fight against injustice and corruption

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Bleh. I can't say that I was a huge fan. The source material has been chopped up pretty heavily, with lots ridiculously condensed or skipped altogether. In a couple of places, it seems like the writer ... Read full review


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Scott Beatty earned his Master of Arts degree in fiction writing at Iowa State University. A former English teacher, radio personality and magazine editor, Beatty is also the author of DK's "Batman: The Ultimate Guide to the Dark Knight," A comic book fan since before he could read or write, Beatty's credits include over 60 DC Comics publications and "Secret Files" comic books. He longs for Superman's super-strength every time he's forced to move his comic book collection.

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