For DC Comics he wrote and drew Batman:
The Dark Knight Returns, Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again and Batman: Year One. He also wrote and drew the mini-series, Ronin.
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[on Batman Begins
(2005)] "I totally thought they did a damned good job. It was the first "Batman' movie I've genuinely liked. I sat there, I watched it, and I came out of there going, 'Well done, man.' Sure, they used my stuff - they used everybody's stuff, but they used my stuff a lot - but they did it well, and that's all I care about. It was Batman. What I mean by that is, I thought the ...
He claimed in the introduction to "The Dark Knight Returns" that he got the idea of writing of a Batman in his mid 60s from a age crisis he had. He "could stand that his little brother was older than Spider-Man, but that he himself getting older than Batman, was something that had to be stopped." He was 29 years old, closing up on 30, writing "The Dark Knight Returns."
Often features characters with a physical or mental affliction. Both Miho and Kevin from Sin City are mute, whilst Marv's mother, Matt Murdock/Daredevil, Stick and Manute are all blind. Both Sin City's Hartigan and Batman in Dark Knight Returns suffer heart problems.