Dark Night: A True Batman Story
The Caped Crusader has been the all-abiding icon of justice and authorityfor generations. But in this surprising original graphic novel, we see Batman ina new light -- as the savior who helps a discouraged man recover from a brutalattack that left him unable to face the world. In the 1990s, legendary writerPaul Dini had a flourishing career writing the hugely popular Batman: TheAnimated Series and Tiny Toon Adventures.
Walking home one evening, he wasjumped and viciously beaten within an inch of his life. His recovery process wasarduous, hampered by the imagined antics of the villains he was writing fortelevision including the Joker, Harley Quinn and the Penguin. But despite howbleak his circumstances were, or perhaps because of it, Dini also always imagined the Batman at his side, chivvying him along during his darkest moments.