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Old 10-10-2013, 03:18 AM   #36
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Default Re: Batman as a Vehicle for the Surveillance State

Originally Posted by DACrowe View Post
Miller didn't see Batman as anti-authority. He sees Batman as the ULTIMATE authority. Batman essentially becomes Gotham's dictator at the end of the series until Superman "takes him out." And even then, he goes underground to build up a whole army, waiting until the time is right to take control. In many ways, his Batman is closer to Nolan's Bane than Nolan's Batman. Scary, but true.
Bane put the city in a state of chaos and tried to blow it up with a nuclear bomb. You're wrong.

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