The Strange Case of Batman of Zur-En-Arrh

And some Batman weekend craziness from my column at Sourcerer. Enjoy!

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Zurenarrhby Jeremy DeFatta

Happy new book day, everyone! Today’s Batman post was inspired by a recent Twitter conversation with fellow contributor Will Hohmeister following the first of my Joker posts. It will delve a bit into Batman’s psyche and examine one of his backup personalities, the Batman of Zur-En-Arrh.

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Best Versions of Bruce Wayne, p.1

Another throwback from my Batman column on Sourcerer.

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Miller batman cover

by JeremyDefatta

Happy new book day, everyone! Welcome back for the fifth week of my series on Batman. Continuing from last week’s post on Bruce Wayne, I want to spend this week talking a little about my favorite versions of the character. I’ll break these up into two lists—one for canonical and semi-canonical depictions from the main comics series themselves, and one for non-canonical depictions in Elseworlds stories and non-comics media for next week. Let’s dive in!

Three of my favorite comic book depictions of Bruce Wayne as Batman in reverse chronological order:

  1. Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo‘s run on the main Batman title has been pretty strong since the beginning of the New 52. The calculating violence, the addition of new villains like the Court of Owls and their Talon assassins, somehow making Bruce Wayne look roughly 30 despite having raised four Robins… This team has serious graphic…

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