"The Eye of the Beholder"

1990-03

Main Details
Series
Volume 1
Issue 14
Credits
Date 1990-03
Publisher
Location of Publication New York, New York
Genre Superhero
Format Softcover
Type Comic Book
Page Count 64
Language English
Characters
  • Batman (Bruce Wayne)(New Earth)
  • Antagonists:
  • Two-Face (Harvey Dent)(Origin)
Story Location New Jersey; Gotham City
Notes Non barcode variant; Bat symbol instead.

This story is reprinted in the following:
Batman: Featuring Two-Face and the Riddler
Two-Face: A Celebration of 75 Years (which also reuses Neal Adams' cover art)
This story served as the first retelling of Two-Face's origin in the Post-Crisis continuity. However, most of these events have been overwritten by the limited series Batman: The Long Halloween, which was loosely based on this story. Among the most notable differences in the stories are:
Adrian Fields and Vincent Moroni were given new names and slightly different fates in the new story.
Harvey Dent's traumatic childhood was not used again and therefore, it's unclear if it remains canon.
This story also refers to Harvey Dent's wife as Gilda Dent and Grace Dent, simultaneously. The name Gilda is the same name given to the character since the very first appearance in the Detective Comics #66. Grace is the name given to the character in the "Who's Who" entries of Detective Comics Annual #2.

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