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Notes For a Comparative Mythology of Bats

The Batman Begins world differs in some interesting (and, in most cases, HOT) ways from comics canon, but nowhere more completely, and in my opinion, more significantly, than in the path that takes the recently orphaned Bruce Wayne into the Bat. While the movie follows canon admirably up to the death of his parents, the story after that becomes different in very interesting, vastly important, ways.

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In significant ways, this isn't the Batman mythos. But, in all honesty: it's almost as interesting.