Apr 11, 2020 some unnamed foe had apparently deduced batman s true identity and mailed him a cape with a note pinned inside reading, bruce wayne is batman. Batman appreciation 2020 we cant forget the head of the batfamily and all the heroes hes influenced. Scott mcdaniel is a former electrical engineer hailing from pittsburgh. Batmans cape is a superhero, even without bruce wayne. Written by grant morrison, penciled by tony daniel, and with covers by alex ross, the story pits the superhero batman against the black glove organization as they attempt to destroy everything for which he stands.
See more ideas about batman, batman art and im batman. Grant morrisons bestselling multipart batman epic continues with this collection of the sixissue. In the name of his murdered parents, bruce wayne wages eternal war on the criminals of gotham city. Batman bruce wayne appears as batman prime a playable character in the infinite crisis video game. The gotham city police department promptly charges wayne for murder, and both wayne and his bodyguard sasha bordeaux are imprisoned, leaving the bat family to. Bruce wayne finds his girlfriend, vesper fairchild, dead in wayne manor just as police arrive. And with some weak art throughout the series i cant recommend this series to anyone. The return of bruce wayne is a 6issue american comic book limited series published by dc comics beginning in may 2010 to november 2010. Apr 16, 2020 tim burtons batman movie helped further popularize the idea of a darker batman outside the comics, paving the way for where we are now. Bruce wayne resumes his duty as batman and founds batman incorporated.
Bruce wayne was born to the wealthy doctor thomas wayne and his wife martha, who were themselves members of the prestigious wayne and kane families of gotham city, respectively. This was the very first comic book adaptation of one of batmans motion pictures with art by jerry ordway, illustrator of the superman comics. It has a number of tieins in other dc comics titles describing events not told in. Overdrive explores batmobiles origin and a teenage. The batman filmmaker matt reeves says bruce wayne will be. Bruce wayne, fugitive is a story arc that ran through the various batman family comic book series that was published by dc comics. This issue does a lot to establish some little known facts about batman. Year one, in which frank miller and david mazzucchelli retold the origin of bruce wayne as the eponymous. Batman 1989 film comic adaptation batman wiki fandom. Grant morrisons bestselling multipart batman epic continues with bruce w. While strangely aloof in the first novel bruce wayne. Its caveman batman in the premiere issue of grant morrisons timehopping epic, featuring art by chris sprouse. The final chapter of dc comics alternate take on the batman joker relationship and how it shapes gotham ended with a.
The dark knight is a comic book series starring batman. In order to fulfill his vow, he spends the following years training in every branch of human knowledge, reaching. Scrapped batman beyond movie wanted clint eastwood as. As much as i love the concept behind the return of bruce wayne the execution was sorely lacking. Batmans comic book costumes, ranked by influence and iconic. The silver lining being, due to the eliteness of the wayne family they were probably episcopalian. The final chapter of dc comics alternate take on the. And hes assembled teams of his fellow dc super heroes, like the justice league, the outsiders and batman. Batman considers superman as his favorite superhero. Apr 09, 2020 the batmans matt reeves is arguing that bruce wayne will be firmly connected to the people of gotham in his upcoming film.
Mentally defeated and physically broken, bruce wayne turns to azrael to assume the identity of batman during mentally defeated and physically broken, bruce wayne turns to azrael to assume the identity of batman during his absence. Batman is an ongoing american comic book series featuring the dc comics superhero batman as its main protagonist. Bruce wayne is the only character to be identified as batman and is featured in batman, detective comics, batman and robin, and batman. Superstar writer grant morrison tackles his most ambitious project to date with the return of bruce wayne, a special sixpart series that chronicles the return of the original man behind batman s cape and cowl. The joker, a crazed psychotic killer with a sinister smile and a comedic flair.
Batman fans are getting a good hard look at bruce wayne like never before cause the dark knights manhood is on display in a new comic thats definitely not for kids dc just added a new. The director sat down with nerdist to talk all things caped crusader. After shondra is kidnapped by her evil brother asp to use her secret telekinetic powers to embark on a killing spree, bruce. One of the most iconic fictional characters in the world, batman has dedicated his life to an endless crusade, a war on all criminals in the name of his murdered parents, who were taken from him. His comics credits include batman, catwoman, gotham central, and sleeper for dc comics and daredevil, captain america, and criminal for marvel. Batman is the superhero protector of gotham city, a man dressed like a bat who. Overdrive, the focus is on the origin of the batmobile a story that ends up spotlighting young bruce waynes relationship with alfred, his recovery. Bruce wayne, defendant the incredibles made this point dec.
Bruce wayne resumes his duty as batman and founds batman incorporated during the series publication, the batman comic books were divided between bruce wayne and dick grayson. Thomas wayne and his wife martha, two very wealthy and charitable gotham city. Curse of the white knight is now done with its story spoilers follow. I know this drives many, many comic book fans up the wall, and they do have a.
James muslers book unleashing the superhero in us all explores the extent to which bruce. Check out which comic book heroe made it to number 1. This page is about the original comic book character. The 10 cent adventure detective comics 766770 batgirl 24,27 nightwing 6566, 6869 gotham knights 2529. In this comic, the batman native to the planet was just a regular batman like bruce wayne of earth1, with the name kent wayne a combination of bruce and clark. Art by chris sprouse, frazer irving, ryan sook, yanick paquette, lee garbett, georges jeanty karl story and mick gray. He lives and works in seattle, washington, with his wife, melanie, and many pets. Luckily for wayne, the unnamed criminal the abruptly died before revealing batman s true identity to the world. Theres only one real bruce wayne story, and thats in the origin story of batman. Batman starts to become a little more cooperative in this novel.
Batman made it all the way to number 2 on igns top 100 comic book heroes. Unfortunately, wb execs balked at the trios much darker and nihilistic take on the caped crusader of the future, and demanded a more familyfriendly version. The murder mystery continues as batman who has now sworn off being bruce wayne continues to fight crime and putting the murder behind him, while nightwing, robin, batgirl and oracle work to clear bruce wayne. Orphaned as a young boy, bruce vows to hunt for his parents killer and stand for justice against the criminal population in gotham and planetwide. The return of bruce wayne is a 6issue american comic book limited series published by dc comics beginning in may 2010 to november 2010, written by grant morrison and featuring a team of rotating artists starting with chris sprouse and frazer irving. Less notable aliases are bee gee, knute brody, dormouse.
But before the mid80s, batman was a very different character. Superstar writer grant morrison tackles his most ambitious project to date with the return of bruce wayne. The batmans matt reeves is arguing that bruce wayne will be firmly connected to the people of gotham in his upcoming film. The storyline centers on bruce wayne being charged and arrested with the murder of vesper fairchild his current girlfriend. The return of bruce wayne by grant morrison goodreads. Wayne grew quite close to her, and the pair even had a brief romance. He died that night with his parents, ever since, bruce wayne is just an. Bruce wayne murderer 2014 edition, and i think all is well now. The murder mystery continues as batman who has now sworn off being bruce wayne continues to fight crime and putting the murder behind him, while. It was also reprinted in a collection of all the warner movie adaptations called batman. The dark knight batman 3 batman begins batman and robin batman returns batman forever. Bruce wayne doesnt need his cape and cowl to be batman, the worlds greatest detective, but what can the cape and cowl do without bruce wayne. Batman pits the caped crusader against his greatest foe. The mystery of batmans parents death finally explained.
However batman sees the world in to clear of moral terms, good vs. Apr 15, 2020 and other comic book legends revealed and why does batman carry shark repellent. Bruce, dick grayson and alfred are doing some spring cleaning around the batcave, because that giant penny isnt going to dust itself, when dick. The gotham city police department promptly charges wayne for murder, and both wayne and his bodyguard sasha bordeaux are imprisoned, leaving the bat family to work the crime and absolve them.
Inspire a love of reading with prime book box for kids discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1. Tim burtons batman movie helped further popularize the idea of a darker batman outside the comics, paving the way for where we are now. In his secret identity he is bruce wayne, billionaire industrialist and. Comic books in batman return of bruce wayne mycomicshop. New batman comic reveals bruce wayne can speak kryptonian. According to paul dini, clint eastwood was even eyed for the role of bruce wayne. Sep 19, 2018 batman fans are getting a good hard look at bruce wayne like never before cause the dark knights manhood is on display in a new comic thats definitely not for kids dc just added a new. The batman has a darker tone with alfred central to the story teases andy serkis the reveal came on an episode of kevin smiths fatman on batman podcast. Batman proved to be so popular that a selftitled ongoing comic book series began publication with a cover date of spring 1940. The batman set photos point to surprising comic book. The series is spun out of the events of the return of bruce wayne and the road home. Batman, to me the greatest comic book hero of alltime who turned 80 last year. Fugitive started out in a special oneshot called batman.
In order to fulfill his vow, he spends the following years training in every branch. Overdrive, the focus is on the origin of the batmobile a story that ends up spotlighting young. The dynamic duo fight it out in the ultimate duel to the finish. Grab a box of tissues and prepare for the emotional ride on the cosmic treadmill. The 10cent adventure, which was exactly what it says on the tin a 10cent comic book before starting the storyline properly with bruce wayne. Batmans secret identity is bruce wayne, a wealthy american industrialist. Batman bruce wayne comic book panels, comic books, comics. Bruce wayne seems to have wasp written all over it.
In the name of his murdered parents, bruce wayne wages eternal war on the. Its already known that reeves is a fan of the 1987 comic book storyline batman. This batman comics price guide will help you to value all the early issues of batman comics, the series which began in 1940. He died that night with his parents, ever since, bruce wayne is just an alias batman uses for convenience and. Art by chris sprouse, frazer irving, ryan sook, yanick. The 10 cent adventure detective comics 766770 batgirl 24,27 nightwing 6566, 6869 gotham knights 2529 brids of prey 3941 robin 9899 batman 599602. Bruce wayne is the billionaire owner and ceo of waynetech who also secretly moonlights as the vigilante known as batman in gotham city. During the golden age of comics, when he was first introduced, bruce wayne was already the vigilante known as batman. Grant morrison just never seemed to be able to bring all of his ideas together on paper.1177 47 1266 847 1595 667 605 772 624 727 231 1304 1096 722 240 111 818 753 1451 265 1469 1288 753 814 575 52 1340 528 1259 833 1367