I love comic books not only because, y'know, superheros, but also because the art is usually very, very good. The artist/writer of this book has also done other comics, such as 300 (except the movie sucked). I've found comic books to be similar to watching a movie with subtitles, which works well because I am a visual learner. This story is just that: the origin story of Batman. Well, one of many variations, of course. It was an excellent read, I'm going to be keeping my eye out for more from the same author!
Take a look at the cover (and my face what):