Batman '89 Is The Keaton Sequel I Didn't Think I Needed, But Now Love

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DC Comics just released the archetypal contented of Batman '89, a six-issue constricted bid that picks up close wherever Tim Burton's Batman Returns movie near off. If you didn't similar Joel Schumacher's colorful sequels and privation to spot what would person happened to Michael Keaton's Caped Crusader, this archetypal section is good worthy a look. Many of the crippled points established successful those films are successful play successful this archetypal issue, including exploring much of Billy Dee Williams' instrumentality connected Harvey Dent. As this bid moves connected month-to-month, we'll spot him alteration into Two-Face.

A beardown nexus of authenticity to those films comes from writer Sam Hamm, who penned the screenplay for 1989's Batman movie and contributed to the communicative successful Batman Returns. Hamm's continuation works well as a comic and is brought to beingness beautifully by creator Joe Quinones and colorist Leonardo Ito. This table-setter of an contented places the spotlight firmly connected Dent arsenic Batman races crossed the city. An iconic elephantine penny is besides successful play for a nicely designed combat sequence.

DC's official solicitation for the bid outlines the struggle astatine hand: "Gotham becomes torn successful 2 arsenic citizens dressed arsenic Batman and The Joker duke it retired successful the streets. As D.A. Harvey Dent tries to support the metropolis together, helium targets the 1 occupation tearing it apart: BATMAN! And he’ll get Bruce Wayne’s assistance successful taking down the Dark Knight!" DC says that this communicative pulls connected a "number of threads near dangling by the prolific director."

Later this month, DC is releasing a 2nd movie-to-comic continuation successful Superman '78, a constricted bid that spins retired of Superman: The Movie and continues Christopher Reeve's instrumentality connected Clark Kent. This sequel introduces Brainiac into the now-defunct cinematic universe.

If you tin get to a comic store oregon work books online, I highly urge giving Batman '89 10 minutes of your time. Getting to spot what that 3rd movie could person been bully fun, and there's a accidental this movie could acceptable up the adjacent Flash movie, which volition spot Keaton reprising his relation of Bruce Wayne and Batman successful immoderate form.

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