By Katsuhiro Otomo
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Batman was repeatedly rebooted into a range of different guises and scenarios over the twenty years that followed Ocean’s trilogy. During this period, computer games evolved rapidly. Of these numerous developments, three key areas are of particular relevance to this chapter: perspective, control and game-world. The 2009 release, Batman: Arkham Asylum is a game that exemplifies the impact of these elements and the extent to which they enable the player to interact with their Batman avatar. The player experiences the game from a third-person perspective.
Batman merchandise flew off the shelves, the colour palette for Batman comics became bleaker as the Bat Symbol became an icon of vigilante justice. Fans began to replace Adam West and brightly coloured comic panels with a darker hero. By the early 1990s, old and new fans embraced Batman as a hero for a new era, a champion who – more so than his comic book contemporaries – could represent justice in a corrupt, post-Vietnam world. Subsequently, Batman has transcended canonical material to become an enduring cultural archetype.
In looking at Internet fan creations, it seems Batman fandom wants to highlight that not only is Batman great at fighting crime, he is the coolest, toughest crime-fighting hero out there. Once again, if we think of this through the lens of what ideas Batman fandom wants to spread about their favourite superhero, the answer is this: the most popular Batman memes currently circulating on the Internet focus on a larger-than-life Batman who can take down any villain in the name of justice. For instance, one prevalent meme is ‘The Goddamn Batman’.
Akira Vol. 1, No. 2 by Katsuhiro Otomo
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