LEGO Batman is unique from past titles in the building blocks’ franchise. The story isn’t based off a movie or even a comic-book plot. This is an original tale. That gives Traveller’s Tales some latitude, since there’s no need to follow a well-known plot. There isn’t even a direct tie-in to a particular Batman universe. This isn’t Batman of movie fame, the campy TV show or the comics. It’s Batman from the toy shelves, which means a sort of hodgepodge of ideas and a myriad of costumes meant to sell extra action figures. It translates well into LEGO, though I wonder if the original four movies wouldn’t have made for better source material.