Batman: year one

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DC Comics, May 1, 2005 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 144 pages
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The classic story by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli is released in an all-new deluxe hardcover edition! A young Bruce Wayne spent his adolescence and early adulthood traveling the world so he could hone his body and mind into the perfect fighting and investigative machine. But now as he returns to Gotham City, he must find a way to focus his passion and bring justice to his city. Retracing Batmans first attempts to fight injustice as a costumed vigilante, we watch as he chooses the guise of a giant bat, creates an early bond with a young Lieutenant James Gordon, inadvertently plays a role in the birth of Catwoman, and helps to bring down a corrupt political system that infests Gotham. This edition includes new introductions by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli, development art with commentary by Mazzucchelli, script pages, thumbnails, promotional art, samples and a look at Richmond Lewiss groundbreaking color.

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User Review  - Stahl-Ricco - LibraryThing

A re-sart of the Batman story, as only Frank Miller could do! We see Bruce Wayne's first adventures as the Batman, Lieutenant Gordon's arrival in Gotham, and the Catwoman's beginnings! All in one story arc! Read full review

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User Review  - BooksOn23rd - LibraryThing

This tale tells the story of Batman's first year as the protector of Gotham City. Written by the legendary Frank Miller, this collected comic gives wonderful insight into the psyche and driving force behind Batman's crusade. Read full review

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