The Dark Knight Returns: The Only Way
Published on November 4, 2016 by Paul Ciano
It’s the only way I’ll know.
You got kids Officer Thompson, badge 5861? Just askin’. I love kids. How ‘bout a wife? You got a sweet little wife, huh, all alone at home, 5861?
Come down to say hello, old man?
No, I came to say goodbye.
One last time.
OK son, show me.
You’re weak, old man. You’re slow.
True, but we’re all slow when we’re thigh deep in mud, and you’re not too bright.
Just the right kind of cut above the eyes. The kind that bleeds.
Batman don’t shiv. You see.
You don’t get it, son.
This isn’t a mud hole. It’s an operating table…
…and I’m the surgeon.