Questions tagged [dark-knight-returns-2012]

For questions about the Batman: The Dark Knight Returns direct-to-video, two-part animated film originally released in 2012.

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How did Batman fake his death in The Dark Knight Returns?

At the end of Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns, Batman beats up Superman and delivers the iconic quote: I want you to remember, Clark. In all the years to come, in your most private moments, ...
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Why does Superman go to war in “Batman: The Dark Knight Returns”?

In Part 2 of the animated film, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, the President of the United States ask Superman to go to war. While explaining why, he accidentally mentions that it is for protecting ...
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What happened after “Batman: The Dark Knight Returns”?

Has there been a comic or a movie detailing the events of Part 2 of "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns"?
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What happened to Green Arrow's arm in The Dark Knight Returns 2?

In The Dark Knight Returns 2, an elderly Green Arrow turns up but he's missing an arm. What happened to him? Does Green Arrow lose an arm in canon somewhere or is it just for this particular story? ...
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Does The Dark Knight Returns fit into the DCAU continuity set up by Bruce Timm?

Bruce Timm seems to be the main connecting factor behind the DCAU Justice League cartoons and Batman Beyond. He's also one of the producer's behind The Dark Knight Returns film. Does this fit into ...
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Why did the nuclear explosion cause Superman to shrivel up and absorb the life of other living things?

In Dark Knight Returns part II, Superman stopped a nuclear missile from hitting an island off the coast of the USA. He experienced the blast full on and it showed that he was a shriveled up, almost-...
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Why did Reagan look like a zombie?

In Dark Knight Returns part II, President Reagan is seen several times commanding "Him" (Superman). It shows him as a greenish, pasty guy. Why did they portray Reagan like that?