This Saturday’s question: Who is your favorite Batman writer?
Do classic stories like The Long Halloween, Hush, and Superman/Batman from Jeph Loeb capture what it means to be Batman for you? Or do you consider Year One and The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller to be the epitome of Batman? The gritty work on Gotham Central, Detective Comics, Nightwing, Gotham Knights, and Batman from the likes of Devin Grayson, Ed Brubaker, and Greg Rucka make you a fan of the Caped Crusader? Do the long-lasting tenure as major Batman writers like Alan Grant and Chuck Dixon hold a candle to recent fan-favorites like Scott Snyder and Peter J. Tomasi? Or does the small but important work of Alan Moore define your favorite aspects of the character? How about the character’s creator, Bob Kane? Or is there someone else that I left off the list whose work embodies the trials and tribulations of the Dark Knight?
So go forth and debate! But be sure to back up your responses. Don’t be scared. And don’t give up. After all, no one likes a quitter. And you’re not a quitter, are you?