"For the first time in a long time, you can see Batman's eyes. That may seem like a minor change. It's not. Johns and Frank know the real appeal of Batman is what hides within him. Now they're letting us take a brand new, breath taking peek...inside and out."
- Brad Meltzer, The New York Times best-selling novelist and writer of Identity Crisis
"After successfully re-imagining the Man of Steel in Superman: Secret Origin, Geoff Johns and Gary Frank have unleashed their talents on Bruce Wayne and proven, once again, that under the right stewardship, the Batman legend is endlessly malleable. Alfred as a former Royal Marine. The Penguin as a genuinely creepy and sadistic villain. Awesome."
- David Goyer, C-Writer of Batman, The Dark Knight Rises and Man of Steel
"Just when you thought there couldn't possibly be a fresh take on Batman, along come Johns & Frank to prove you extraordinarily wrong. Original, surprising and emotional, Batman: Earth one is a must-read."
- Damon Lindelof, Co-Creator and Executive Producer of Lost
A Dark Knight For A New Generation
You Only Think You Know His Story.
Batman is not a hero.
He is just a man.
Fallible, vulnerable, and angry.
In a Gotham City where friend and foe are indistinguishable, Bruce Wayne's path toward becoming the Dark Knight is riddled with more obstacles than ever before. Focused on punishing his parents' true killers, and the corrupt police that allowed them to go free, Bruce Wayne's thirst for vengeance fuels his mad crusade and no one, not even Alfred, can stop him.
In the tradition of the #1 New York times best-selling Superman: Earth One, writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank re-imagine a new mythology fir the Dark Knight, where the familiar is no longer the expected in this long-awaited original graphic novel from DC Comics.