Is Frank Miller's Batman a Fascist?

Is Frank Miller's Batman a Fascist?

VOICE OVER: Eric Cohen
Written by Dan Paradis

Frank Miller's the Dark Knight Returns is one of the most well known comic books of all time. It shattered the campy aesthetic of the 1960s TV show and reshaped the tone of the caped crusader into a much darker interpretation – arguably making it the most influential and important Batman story ever put to page. But the bleak world that Batman inhabits and the brutal means by which he achieves victory have raised a very troubling question with some readers: is Frank Miller's Batman… a fascist? read more...