Writer Frank Miller is easily the most significant author to touch Batman since Bob Kane and Bill Finger came up with the character in the 1930s. Batman as we understand him today is derived in large part from Miller's work, and that wouldn't be true if here hadn't struck gold in his interpretation of the Dark Knight.
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Q: Frank Miller says that Superman and Batman would never be friends. What do you have to say to that? -- @MagicLoveHose
Legendary Comics has released a new trailer for Holy Terror, the long-anticipated 9/11-inspired Batman superhero comic by 300 and Sin City creator Frank Miller. Originally announced in 2006 as a DC Comics story about Batman fighting Osama Bin Laden, Holy Terror is now heading to st
Warner Bros. has released the first official trailer for Batman: Year One, the forthcoming original animated feature by Warner Bros. Animation based on the classic graphic novel by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli. The video confirms earlier reports that executive producer Bruce Timm and d
Back in 2006, legendary comic book creator Frank Miller announced that he would be writing and drawing a story called Holy Terror, Batman!, a self-described piece of propaganda that would feature the Dark Knight taking on Osama bin Laden and "kick Al Qaeda's a**" after a terrorist attack on Gotham City. Five years later, the project
After unjustly languishing in cinematic obscurity since the 2003 release of the critically-panned Daredevil film starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, The Man Without Fear could finally be getting his movie due. Accordi
With last week's release of L.A. Noire -- the latest blockbuster video game from Grand Theft Auto creators Rockstar Games -- there's been a sudden spike in interest in hard-boiled crime stories. Stand-up tough-guys dealing with corruption and vice, faithless lovers plotting murderous betrayals, and twisted secrets dragged into the light? Who wouldn't want to see more of that stuff?
And fortunately, those are all things that comics do very well. They may have been eclipsed by super-heroes, but comics and crime have gone together ever since EC comics put two staples into their books. Even the first adult-oriented graphic novel -- Arnold Drake, Leslie Waller and Matt Baker's It Rhymes With Lust -- was a noir-inspired crime story. So if you've been spending a little time tooling around Los Angeles in 1947 with detective Cole Phelps and found yourself wanting for more, ComicsAlliance has you covered. Today, we've picked out a few of Our All-Time Favorite Noir Comics!
We've seen some pretty big sums of money dropped in the last year or so on rare Golden Age comics like Action Comics #1, the first appearance of Superman, and Detective Comics #27, the first appearance of Batman, both of which sold for over a million dollars each. Impressive and record-breaking sums to be sure, but not that surprising for two of the most sought after comics in history.
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