A New Dark Knight Returns Trailer Means We’re In For a Show, Kids

It's a big deal when Batman disappears. It's a bigger deal when he comes back.

If you saw this summer's The Dark Knight Rises, then the preview of the upcoming Dark Knight Returns animated movie above might feel a little familiar. Christopher Nolan's film featured a beat-for-beat recreation of this iconic scene from Frank Miller's seminal Batman story arc. And here it is, in another form. Works any way you slice it, I think.

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Erik Sofge

Kind of bums me out that they didn't try to hew a little closer to the original art style of the graphic novel. Not straight-up mimicry, but the standard Batman cartoon look seems too clean and cuddly for the material.