Originally Posted by TheWatcher
Denny O'Neil and Neal Adams brought Batman back to the shadows. Frank Miller expanded on that. Tim Burton added the finishing touches.
But Gotham City still looked like an ordinary American city. Part of the "New Look" was to ground Batman, much like Nolan did. Frank Miller is nothing "Gothic", if anything he invented the hardass URBAN SWAT COMMANDO Batman. You have a pretty hard time to be a Demon of the Night and at the same time shooting everything into pieces with a big tank.