Batman: Knightfall, Part One: Broken Bat by Jim Balent, Chuck Dixon, Doug Moench, Norm Breyfogle, Graham Nolan, Jim Aparo

268 pages first pub 1993 (editions)

fiction comics adventurous dark fast-paced
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This riveting book sets Batman on a path that will change his life forever. A mass escape from Arkham Asylum and the emergence of Batman's most threatening foe, Bane, sends Gotham City spinning into chaos and takes Batman to the limits of human en...

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Community Reviews Summary of 269 reviews


adventurous 100%
dark 83%
emotional 33%
mysterious 33%
tense 33%
challenging 16%
hopeful 16%
reflective 16%
sad 16%


fast 83%
medium 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 80% | Character: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 40%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | No: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

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