THINKING BAT THOUGHTS 1: Batman Begins

James Tynion IV reflects on his time writing in Gotham City, revealing the secret history of his run on Batman

I still remember the moment it actually hit me that I was actually going to be a comic book writer. 

I was 23 years old, just a year and half out of college, working as a copywriter for a small digital ad agency in Manhattan, when I got a message from my friend and mentor Scott Snyder asking if I could talk on the phone. I was a smoker then, so I excused…

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