He is vengeance, he is the night, he is…Batman!
Character spotlights are always a great way to help casual readers find their way into a new universe of storytelling. Just because he’s one of the most recognizable character on the planet, doesn’t mean everyone has jumped into the comics for the Caped Crusader. With over eighty years of amazing stories from a vast line-up of all-star creators, there are a lot of tales to choose from. But where do you start reading? Is it with the origin? Maybe you start with the most recognizable? Is the reader looking for a run or a self-contained story? These are all points of consideration when making that initial recommendation.
I’m a big fan though of finding an option for a few different ways to get into the Dark Knight’s enriched tapestry. Plus, with Batman: The Animated Series available on streaming and a new feature film marching towards to a silver screen near you in early 2022, now’s the perfect time to get primed on whom many consider the coolest superhero of all-time. From his noir roots to his most famous foes and even to the far reaches of time, here are e a few places you can jump into the legend that is…Batman!