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DC Film Universe Update

  SUICIDE SQUAD: August 2016 With such a wide range of rogues in David Ayer’s upcoming DC film, the questions asks itself as to just how these characters came to be in the famous Arkham....

Warner Bros Announces Abu Dhabi Theme Park; To Include Gotham City

  While Warner Bros. is in the midst of building their DC cinematic universe, the studio has also released information about their theme park currently under construction in Abu Dhabi. Variety...

Willem Dafoe Added To Justice League Cast

  Last month, it was reported that Spider-Man alumni JK Simmons was joining the cast of Zack Snyder’s Justice League as James Gordon. Now, reports are coming in that another former actor...

Episode 141

John and special guest Kit, from View from the Gutters, are here to cover Catwoman: The Dark End of the Street, which covers Detective Comics #759-762 back-ups and Catwoman #1-4. Who is Slam Bradley...

DC Film Universe Update

WONDER WOMAN: June 2017 Entertainment Weekly released the first promotional image from the Wonder Woman film. Director Patty Jenkins said of the image that the women “shouldn’t be dressed in...

Animated Killing Joke Film Officially Gets R Rating

While last year DC confirmed they would allow Bruce Timm and the Killing Joke’s creative team the opportunity to produce an R rated version, the rating was never confirmed by the studio or the...

Review: Gotham Academy #17

Synopsis: Maps is freaking out. Last issue, Robin (Damian Wayne) broke into her dorm room and stole her yearbook. The main reason Maps is frantic is due to a story she wrote in the book about an...

Review: Batman/Superman #31

Synopsis: Green-eyed Superman zooms through the dark Gotham sky, speeding through the lit Bat-signal. In need of a detective, Clark seeks the help of the world’s greatest: Batman.   Superman...

WB Confirms Ben Affleck for Batman Solo Film

Last month, we reported the news that Ben Affleck had written a script for a standalone Batman film, but yesterday we got confirmation at CinemaCon that the Oscar winner will also be directing said...

Latest Justice League vs Teen Titans Clip Released

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has released its latest official clip from Justice League vs. Teen Titans, which is now available on Digital HD, and will be released on Blu-ray Deluxe Edition,...

Episode 160

Jaime and Andy are here with the second part of their review of Batman v Superman. Be sure to leave your thoughts on the film in the comments section for discussion on a future episode!

Review: Justice League of America #8

Synopsis: Picking up on the moon near the remains of Rao’s demolished cathedral, Superman and Rao duke it out for nearly four wordless pages. It appears that Superman flies Rao into a mountain...

TBU Rumor Mill: Suicide Squad Adds Reshoots to Lighten DCEU

By now it’s painfully clear the reception Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice received from critics. Among the many complaints was the lack of levity and humor, with some painting the film as...

Ben Affleck has Written a Solo Batman Script

  Not even a week after Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice divided critic and public opinion, news has hit us that the Caped Crusader himself Ben Affleck has written a script for a solo Batman...

Hans Zimmer Retires from the Superhero Genre

Legendary composer Hans Zimmer has seemingly called time on his ventures in the superhero genre. With notable works like The Dark Knight Trilogy, Man of Steel and the recently released Batman v...

WATCH: Deleted Lex Luthor Scene from BvS

In an unprecedented and let’s face it strange move, Warner Bros. has released a deleted scene from the just released blockbuster Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.   Depicting the moment...

Another New Trailer for The LEGO Batman Movie

Two Lego Batman trailers in one week you say? Well so does the caped crusader. With a nice “blink and you’ll miss it” cameo from Batfleck, the trailer is both touching and...

Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

***Spoiler-filled Review***   Wow. Just wow. By now, most of you reading this have either seen Batman v Superman, read the reviews or both. To say the film has received diverse opinions would be...

Episode 159: Batman v Superman Reactions

If you are looking for the latest news from The Batman Universe, tune in in the coming weeks, because the gang is here to bring their reactions to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Joining Jaime...

What We Learned about the DC Cinematic Universe from the Prequel Comics

Dr. Pepper recently released a number of tie-in prequel comics to the upcoming Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice film. Through these issues a number of interesting tidbits revealed themselves to...

Episode 158

Well the time has arrived. We are now less than a week away from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice releasing. By the next episode we will have all seen the film. So catch up on the news that’s...

Justice League Action Adds Riddler to the Growing Cast

Justice League Action has already announced a stellar voice cast for the show’s first season. Rumored to premiere in the fall, already announced names include Batman: The Animated Series alumni...

Episode 140

Join Dylan, John and guest Don as they cover the next installment of Bat-Books for Beginners. This time around they take a look at Batman: Orpheus Rising. What happens when a new hero starts...

TBU Rumor Mill: ‘Pennyworth’ TV Series In The Works?

  It may have taken DC an impressively long time to get their film universe off the ground, but their television plate has been brimming for a while now. Therefore it’s almost...

First Details on The Killing Joke Emerge Including Conroy and Hamill Returning

  Comic-Con 2015 seems a long time ago, especially if you’re someone who’s been eagerly awaiting news on the then announced animated Killing Joke adaptation.   Information...

Episode 157

As we get closer to the release of Batman v Superman, spoilers are abound online from early viewings, but we are here to trim the spoilers out and let you know what people think. We also have an...

Batman v Superman LEGO Bat-Signal Replica Unveiled

Do you have a spare 75,000 Lego pieces lying around? If so, you might want to build your very own life sized bat-signal.   That’s what contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya did, taking him and...

Review: Gotham Academy 16

Synopsis: Part Three of the Yearbook story arc begins with Damian as Robin breaking into Olive and Maps’ room to steal her yearbook which she’s hidden beneath a loose panel in the floor.  ...

Review: Batman/Superman #30

Synopsis: We pick up directly where #29 ended: Batman in deep space flying Lobo’s ship which he recently “acquired.” He attempts to contact Superman through his ear piece but we quickly find...

Previewing Batman v Superman

  In the past few years mainstream depictions of Batman has gone from being a chubby comedy character in tights, to a muscular no-nonsense superhero.   But 2016 will see the Caped Crusader...