Everybody loves Batman. After 75 years of saving Gotham City, the Caped Crusader has become an archetype. So it's not surprising that every comic needs its own version of Bats. And yet, Batman remains unique, and it's not so easy to copy him. Here are 9 Batman knock-offs that totally miss why Batman works.
Frank Miller is a genius whose seminal works helped transform comics in the '80s from a children's medium to a legitimately accepted art form. Unfortunately, he's recently been under attack... by Frank Miller. The current work Miller is doing seems like it's purposefully, relentlessly trying to destroy his own…
Frank Miller's had an interesting career trajectory. First, he was the guy who pumped out oodles of unimpeachably classic comics. Then he was Hollywood's new golden boy with the success of Sin City and 300. His star began to fade with the missteps that were All-Star Batman and Robin and The Spirit. And now — with the…
After five or so years of gestation, the graphic novel that was once titled Holy Terror, Batman! is finally in stores. Was it worth the wait? Goodness, no.
Whole bunch of crazy in the week's comics. A Superman without a girlfriend, the man who wrote The Dark Knight Returns is back to fight the War on Terror, and Jack Kirby's post-apocalyptic manimal series gets ready for your bookshelf. Wackiness abounds.
Here's the official preview for Holy Terror
, Frank Miller's comic about the Fixer, a superhero who takes on al-Qaeda. Sadly, we don't see a word balloon of the hero asserting that he is indeed "The Goddamn Fixer." Miller will be discussing the book this Saturday at Comic-Con.
Just in case you were worried there wouldn't be enough crassness on the tenth anniversary of 9/11, Frank Miller has got you covered. His graphic novel Holy Terror, about a superhero who takes down Al Qaeda, comes out Sept. 2011.