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Old 05-17-2013, 12:10 PM   #418
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Default Re: The TDKR General Discussion Thread - - - - - - - - - - - - - Part 14

Originally Posted by The_Raganork View Post
Yeah but what everyone is saying is that that particular idea isn't new to the mythos. Not that MotP is unoriginal but just you're incorrect in the idea that Bruce leaving Batman for a woman is something that hadn't happened in the mythos before.
It wasn't the quitting for a woman part I meant to cite as different, it's the idea that he came so close to never even donning a Bat-suit. To me there's a difference, because it puts an even more tragic overtone to him being "imprisoned" as Batman. And I love that.

To be fair, both MoTP and BB touched aspects of Bruce's origin story without necessarily "contradicting" the lore, because the established lore left many gaps in that section of Bruce's life. It's more like filling in bits of story that we never got to see before. Similar to what Scott Snyder is hyping his upcoming Zero Year run to be all about.

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