The premise behind this series of editorials will be amending or transforming the backstories behind famous fictional characters, events, or organizations to fix issues that I see with them. This could be something as complex as a complete rewrite of a backstory, to a simple retexturing of the overall lesson.
|Today's Subject? Batman|
My aim with this series is for you to join me in considering why fiction utilizes certain backstories and how those stories and the changes we make can have a fundamental impact on the overall "feel" of the character, event, or organization in question.
And for our first post in this series, let's take a look at one of the most famous superheroes, with one of the most well-known backstories of all time.
He is "The World's Greatest Detective (in the DC Universe)", He is Vengeance, He is the Night:
Bruce Wayne, otherwise known as Batman.