BATMAN YEAR ONE or EARTH ONE: Which Should You Read?

Happy Batman Day! I’m in California!

Another Castle

Source: The Fellowship of the Geeks

Source: The Fellowship of the Geeks

2014 marks Batman’s 75th anniversary and DC Comics has been celebrating in high fashion. They’ve launched a weekly comic book called Batman Eternal that, throughout the year, will change Batman and his supporting cast “forever” — as it goes in comics.

In February, they released an extra-sized issue of Detective Comics #27, commemorating the Dark Knight’s first appearance. DC has also released an oversized hardcover collection of essential Batman stories.

Among the many Batman books that’ll see increased sales numbers this year are 1987’s Batman: Year One by Frank Miller & David Mazzucchelli, and Batman: Earth One by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, released in 2012. Both are origin stories told by all-star creators. Critically acclaimed upon release, they’ve both been partially adapted into other media.

Batman: Year One

Source: Fanzing.com Source: Fanzing.com

The Script

Frank Miller is one of the most influential comics writers…

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