There have been many writers and artists presenting their take on the Batman over the years the Wayne-Bat character has been fighting crime. Noted writer Neil Gaiman penned his take in a two-part series representing the culmination of two DC story-lines: Batman and Detective Comics. The two parts, called Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? are now collected in hardcover form.The setting is a memorial service for our favorite Bat and retrospective.
NPR’s Neal Conan interviews Gaiman on Talk Of The Nation about the process and his book here. You also can listen to the interview there.