"Dark Knight III: The Master Race No. 1" hits stores on Wednesday 11/25, and as a part of a series of exclusives from DC Entertainment, HowardStern.com talked to the comic icon, Frank Miller. Check back in the coming weeks for more exciting content, culminating in an unbelievable, one-of-a-kind giveaway.
And be sure to make the trip out to your nearest comic book store to grab the first issue this week!
On Why He Returned To The "Dark Knight" Universe After A 13-Year Absence: "Because I am still a 7-year-old who is in love with Batman. Because like any hero that's very well conceived, Batman can be reincarnated for every generation."
On The First Comic That Knocked His Socks Off: "I remember it vividly. It was a Batman 80-page giant that reprinted the Batman newspaper clips."
On Origins Of The Original "The Dark Knight Returns": "I had just finished Daredevil and wanted to draw Batman. In a fury, I decided dad wanted to fix things and Dad was Batman."
One The "Batman" Films That Got It Right: The "1940's serial black and white Batman." Also, "Burton's Batman did a very good job."
On How Batman Still Resonates All These Years Later: "I follow the news. The relation between the hero and current events is always there so heroes are always relevant as we will always need heroes ... Batman is like Robin Hood. He will always be relevant as long as people will be victimized and people are angry about it."
On His Favorite Comic-Inspired Movie/TV Show Outside Of The DC Universe: "'The Green Hornet' with Bruce Lee as Kato."
On Howard Stern As A Comic Book Character: "I am a Howard Stern fan. He would make a great supporting character as himself. I want to draw him."