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Sean Murphy's Batman: White Knight is the kind of Elseworlds-esque story that has the potential to fundamentally change our ideas about the Dark Knight in a way that's bigger than any one comic book, TV show or movie. Now that the series has come to a close, we take a look back at what made it great and where it took some big missteps.

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It was a foregone conclusion that when the Batman: The Enemy Within video game was done, John Doe would complete his metamorphosis into the Joker. What remained to be seen was how culpable players would feel at the end of it all. Personally, I was so exhausted and guilt-ridden that I made my Batman do something that I never thought I would.

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One of the most-invoked psychological readings of the Batman/Joker relationship is that the Dark Knight's existence summons his archenemy into being. Various stories have had different takes on it over the years, some positing that the Joker persona was always going to emerge in Gotham. The new episode of the Batman: The Enemy Within video game plays with that idea in a way that makes Bruce Wayne very culpable for the Clown Prince of Crime.