‘Dark Knight Returns’ No. 2 cover to be auctioned

It is the comic book cover that captured the grim visage of an older, wiser — and meaner — Batman. Now, the 1986 pen and ink creation — drawn by writer/artist Frank Miller — that is the cover to “The Dark Knight Returns” No. 2 will be sold next month in Dallas by Heritage Auctions. It’s the first cover from DC Comics’ 1986 four-issue “Dark Knight” miniseries to be sold and is expected to go for more than $500,000. Miller’s story “radically altered the direction of comics,” said Todd Hignite, Her...

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