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Author Archive: Dan Chruscinski

Batman Enters the Gritty Dark World of Film Noir in New One-Shot

Batman has teamed up with The Shadow, the Ninja Turtles, and the Scooby Gang, but has he teamed up with a cable TV host? Well it’s about to happen as Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and DC Comics...

Super Sons Face Off Against the Teen Titans this December

This winter is about to become a teenage wasteland when a four-part crossover event see the Teen Titans and Super Sons battle it out over Superboy’s future. According to Comicbook.com, a Batman...

Christopher Priest and Pete Woods Join the Justice League this December

It seems like DC is starting to rotate out some of their creative teams as they have also announced the new creative team of Christopher Priest and Pete Woods, who will take over the writing and art...

New Creative Team Heads to Bludhaven with Nightwing #35

DC Comics is about to see a bit of a switcheroo when Sam Humphries and Tim Seeley switch their writing roles. Humphries will take over writing duties on Nightwing with issue #35 while Seeley will...

Chris McKay Offers More Insight into the Nightwing Movie

While Chris McKay’s current project, the LEGO Ninjago Movie, of which he serves as producer, hits theaters a week from tomorrow, his mind is firmly focused on his responsibilities as the...

Batman and Ninja Turtles Re-Team to Take Down Bane

Batman may patrol the streets and rooftops , but the sewers belong to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Probably a good idea then that DC Comics, IDW, and Nickelodeon have announced they’re...

Justice League Invites You to Enter Their Reality…Virtually

We at The Batman Universe are pretty focused on the Bat and his family, but don’t let that fool you into thinking we’re not huge fans of his work friends as well. Take for example the...

Gavin O’Connor Signs on to Write, Possible Direct, Suicide Squad 2

With David Ayer not returning to the Squad’s second outing, the big news in Hollywood would be which filmmaker would step in to the cash-cow franchise for the sequel. Well look no further than...

Gotham Season 4 Details Hint at Proto Batman, New Villains

If the preview released by DC Entertainment is any indication, the fourth season of Gotham is going to be when Batman begins. Check out the full video for interviews with the cast and creators but...

Harley Quinn Day Will Offer Events, Swag, Signings and More

On September 23, 2017, over 5000 libraries, comic shops, and bookstores will come together to celebrate the 25th anniversary of everyone’s favorite psychologist turned villain turned wacky...

Professor Pyg is Heading to Gotham

If there’s one thing you can say about Gotham, it’s that the show can find a way to work even the most obscure Batman villain into the universe that it’s building. It should come as...

Brenton Thwaites Cast as Dick Grayson in Titans Live Action Show

Time for all other Bat-related news to get off the street because TVLine is reporting that Titans, the 2018 show headlining DC’s streaming service, has found it’s Dick Grayson. And...

Batman-Themed VR Headset Set for Release in the UK

Batman fans are about to get a chance to become the Dark Knight, virtually at least. Upload VR has discovered that manufacturer Skyrocket is set to release Batman-branded VR headsets for smartphones...

Untangling the Batman Movie Rumors

Alright everyone, let’s break this down before we go any further in talk of the upcoming Batman movie by director Matt Reeves:   On July 17, in an interview with KCRW, director Matt Reeves...

Rumor Mill: Joker and Harley Quinn Movie in the Works

The Joker and Harley Quinn’s tumultuous (understatement of the century) relationship is set to be explored in a new DCEU film written and directed by Crazy, Stupid, Love (the joke writes...

Rumor Mill: Joker Origin Film In Development

The Joker once famously said “If I’m going to have a past, I prefer it to be multiple choice!” and it looks as if DC and Warner Bros agrees. Deadline is reporting that a new...

Bats Out of Hell Tie-Ins Announced While a Hawkman Mystery is Uncovered

If you think DC’s current Metal crossover event is going to slow down anytime soon you don’t know DC. Announced today and dubbed Bats out of Hell, this series of tie-ins span later...

White Knight’s Batmobile Revealed

For every different iteration of Batman, be it in comics, television, and film, there is also a completely different iteration of the Batmobile. From the iconic 60’s dome top to The Dark Knight...

Affleck Promises a More Traditional Batman in Justice League

For anyone who was a bit turned off or worried about Batman based on his, shall we say “aggressive”, portrayal in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice should sleep easy tonight as Batman...

Real Tragedy to be Explored in Batman: Creature of the Night

Batman, at his very core, is a hero based in tragedy. Had it not been for the murder of his parents, Bruce Wayne would never have become Batman. Even in the Flashpoint universe, where Thomas Wayne...

Adam West Lives On in Batman vs Two-Face

Adam West may be gone, but his legacy as Batman continues on in the upcoming DC animated film Batman vs Two-Face. From the newly released trailer of this throwback to the 60’s television show,...

Review: Batman: The Telltale Series: The Enemy Within-Episode One

Overview: In The Enigma, the first episode of Batman: The Enemy Within, Batman goes up against the Riddler, is introduced to Amanda Waller and her “Agency,” faces an unspeakable tragedy, and...

Ben Affleck Comments on Joss Whedon, Reshoots, and the DCEU

More and more it seems that Justice League is becoming a real team effort between Zack Snyder (who left the film after principal photography was finished) and Joss Whedon (who stepped in to handle...

Justice League: The New Frontier Gets Commemorative Edition

It may have only been the second movie released in the DC animated canon, but Justice League: The New Frontier still stands as one of the most unique of the films, from the alternate-world story line...

First Look at the Justice League’s Main Mode of Transportation

Move over Blackbird, Fantasti-Car, and Spider-Mobile, because Batman just majorly upped the super hero transportation game. Entertainment Weekly has reported that in November’s Justice League...

Batman and the Signal Miniseries Coming in November

After his initial appearance four years ago, Duke Thomas finally has a code name: Signal. Originally revealed at SDCC, readers will see the first adventures of the newly minted superhero in Batman...

No Nightwing Movie News is Good News

If after Warner Bros.’s rundown of their upcoming film schedule for the DCEU at Comic Con made you were a bit nervous that there was no mention of Nightwing, director Chris McKay is quick to...

Batman: The Enemy Within Launch Trailer Released

Riddle me this, riddle me that. When is the Riddler a match for the Bat?   Judging by the new trailer, the answer is in Batman: The Enemy Within. While he was mentioned in the announcment...

SDCC: Gotham Season 4 Trailer and Details

Gotham fans got the first look at season four this at SDCC, including appearances by full blown villains and the first live action incarnation of a rather obscure character from Batman’s early...

SDCC: Harley Quinn Day Announced for September 23

This year’s annual Batman Day is going to be a bit different than years before. That’s because this year, in honor of her 25th anniversary, Harley Quinn is taking over. Announced at...