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"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 S. Goyer, co-writer of Batman Begins, The Dark Knight Rises, and Man of Steel

“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 that the real appeal of Batman is what hides within him. Now they're letting us take a brand new, breathtaking peek ... inside and out.”—Brad Meltzer

"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 Lidelof, co-creator and executive producer of Lost

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review by . July 13, 2012
A Brand New, Breath-Taking Peek at Batman....Inside and Out! Creepy...Sadistic and Awesome.
“Re-imaginings” is a word that Hollywood uses rather loosely; the recent film “The Amazing Spider-Man” is one proof that such things are more misses than hits. Can the same be said for comic books? Well, yes and no. Marvel had succeeded with their “Ultimate” versions of its characters while DC’s more recent “New 52” was less than impressive for me. Most of these things are rehashes of past hits, but seeing as how I appreciated J. Michael Straczynski’s …
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