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An aging Batman fights the legacy of President-for-life Reagan (1986)


Frank Miller's take on Reagan, from

The same year as Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' Watchmen, DC Comics published Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns, a tale of yet another grim, dystopian future.

Here the “evil” president is Ronald Reagan, who has been named President for Life. Reagan patronizes and reassures the public with endless platitudes and uses Superman, the only costumed hero still allowed, as a secret military weapon.

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