Date: 2019-03-13 07:55 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] scorntx
Can't deny that it delivers on the "grim" part, at least.
Definitely a grumpy Bruce here.

Though... while the Dark Multiverse is an interesting idea (What If... everything went really wrong?), most of these Evil Batmen stories are... well, a little repetitive.
Batman turns evil. He kills absolutely everyone in his path. The end.
I suppose that might have something to do with most of the stories just being one-shots, and the general nature of the Dark Multiverse being that this is the entire point. But still, a little variety maybe?

Couldn't we get an evil Wonder Woman? (Or if we're still doing the "evil Batman steals a Justice League's schtick" thing, have one be an evil Green Arrow. Turnabout's fair play...)

Though reading some of it, while it does seem like Snyder is playing the concept relatively straight, wondering if part of this is parodying the way Frank Miller writes Batman, given the lift straight from Year One, by taking that attitude and throwing away the dial.
(I mean, Bruce shooting the bat, that seems too over the top to be entirely serious.)
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