Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “You don’t get it, son. This isn’t a mud hole. It’s an operating table. And I’m the surgeon.” Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, released in 2 parts in 2012 & 2013 This is an animated movie, based on the amazing graphic novel by Frank Miller. Bruce Wayne is old, and Batman is retired. But […]

Batman: Cacophony

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{4/5} “My whole life… all of this. It’s all because I never want to see death first-hand again.” A villain who kills superheroes (those who are normal humans) is after Batman. This mysterious person only speaks the sounds of fighting like “pow” and “blam” — one might call him Onomatopoeia. He breaks the Joker out […]

The Dark Knight Rises

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “A hero can be anyone. Even a man doing something as simple and reassuring as putting a coat around a little boy’s shoulders to let him know that the world hadn’t ended.” It’s 8 years after Batman took the fall for the death of Harvey Dent — Bruce Wayne is a recluse in his […]