"After successfully re-imagining the Man of Steel in Superman: Secret Origin, Geoff Johns and Gary Frank have unleashed their talents on Bruce Wayne and proven, once again, that under the right stewardship, the Batman legend is endlessly malleable. Alfred as a former Royal Marine. The Penguin as a genuinely creepy and sadistic villain. Awesome."—David S. Goyer, co-writer of Batman Begins, The Dark Knight Rises, and Man of Steel
“For the first time in a long time, you can see Batman's eyes. That may seem like a minor change. It's not. Johns and Frank know that the real appeal of Batman is what hides within him. Now they're letting us take a brand new, breathtaking peek ... inside and out.”—Brad Meltzer
"Just when you thought there couldn't possibly be a fresh take on Batman, along come Johns & Frank to prove you extraordinarily wrong. Original, surprising and emotional, Batman: Earth One is a must-read."—Damon Lidelof, co-creator and executive producer of Lost
This is yet another batman origin story done just different enough from the rest to be worth reading, but it doesn't stand out in any way. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Aidan McDermott
Yes. Batman year one is better. No surprise. But this is another excellent take on Batman's origins. Great art. Can't wait for volume two whenever they decide to make it.Published 13 months ago by Jonathan McDonald
Mediocre writing and horrible characterizations plague this attempt at retelling Batman's origins.
Batman is mostly incompetent in this tale, and even worse, not very... Read more
This book is a Great product..I found it to be fully entertaining and enjoyable!!! wonderful read from cover to coverPublished 20 months ago by Richard Johnston
Alfred's character is new and refreshing and I enjoy him. The story is more grittier and has a dark subplot in it involving one of the key elements which drives Bruce Wayne to... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Erodger
That was different is the best way to describe this book. Definitely a completely different take on the Dark Knight. Saying that I have some issues... Read morePublished on July 19 2012 by Tarkonus "S.H"