the G-man wrote:
All those deaths in the book made Batman's ultimate decision seem more like his only choice.
But his ultimate decision in the comic was
Yes, but in the book, even that was presented as something fairly extreme and not what he'd chosen to do at any point in the preceding twenty years. Also, in the movie it was presented more as self defense than revenge or a preventative measure. In the book it came off more as the latter.
It's a nearly thirty year old comic book [am I really that old?
]. Isn't wrapping this discussion in spoiler tags a little like worrying people don't know Darth Vader is Luke's dad at this point?
In any event, the entire thing was f***ing excellent! I actually enjoyed it even more than the last Nolan film. Well done.