Originally Posted by The Joker
I actually enjoyed Batman's story more in TDK because of all the consequences he inadvertently caused on Gotham. It's like he opened this big can of worms and now he had to deal with it. The Joker, the copycats, the people of Gotham turning on him, Rachel dying etc. For me that was more interesting than the origin story, which was still great btw.
I think Bale was just as good in TDK.
I think the origin is naturally the most interesting part of the character, but Nolan made the next part much better than it could have been. And, as a movie, much more interesting than BB.