Muddied Waters: Why Batman Doesn’t Matter Anymore

Despite the extremely harsh title, it’s worth mentioning that i’m a huge fan of the Batman mythos. ย It seemed obvious to me, from a young age, that he was the coolest and most interesting superhero. ย Others somehow missed the mark; either too unbelievable, dull or derivative. ย As such, I followed the Caped Crusader with growing intrigueย as I got older. ย Reaching a peak in my early twenties, I even once tried to write my own Batman yarn (one of those projects best left to rest). ย None of this is an attack on the concept or, for the most part, execution of the character. ย …   [continue reading]