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Review: Batman: Arkham City #1

For those of you who are very very excited about the return of Batman in the game Arkham City. DC have very kindly released this fill in comic that leads up to the events of Arkham City and help to...

Episode 58

  Story: Batman: Spoiler Books Covered: Detective Comics #647-649  

TDKR’s Bane

  When Tom Hardy was cast as Bane in the long-awaited sequel, The Dark Knight Rises, to our favorite Bat-film, The Dark Knight, as a Bat-fan, I was very excited. Hardy is yet another Brit whose...

Who’s the Best Joker?

Among our growing throng of Bat-fans, there is a question we all have posed each other at one point or another. Who’s the better Joker? I mean, really?! Can you truly compare these...

Batman in Flashpoint!

    DC Comics is kicking off its summer spectacular featuring Barry Allen as the Flash in a world no one recognizes especially the Flash! The purpose behind the review isn’t so much...

DCU Spotlight: Review: The Flash #12

  Editor's Note: Flashpoint is a DC Universe event taking place in the comics. Although one would think that the story focuses on Flash, according to writer Geoff Johns, it is actually a...

Review: Secret Six #31-33

Editor's Note: Although we normally post up reviews for single issues, we are playing catch-up with Secret Six and with this multi-issue review we are caught up to what is currently out.  ...

Review: Red Robin #23

Red Robin #23 is the start of a new storyline called “7 Days of Death” and it certainly starts off with a bang. In his civilian guise Tim is rebuilding crime alley, and as Red Robin, he...

Episode 57

  Story: Penguin: Triumphant Books Covered: Batman: Penguin Triumphant (1992)  

Review: Batman (1989)

What is it about Tim Burton’s “Batman” that we love so much as Bat-fans? So many things. The cast is a good place to start. Michael Keaton in the title role as Bruce Wayne/Batman....

A Look Back…Batman: The Animated Series

  I must have been six years old when Batman: The Animated Series first aired. It immediately had my attention. I’d already seen Tim Burton’s Batman and was eager for more....

Boston Comic Con Report Part 3

In this final installment of my coverage of the 2011 Boston Comic Con I travel into the “Belly of the Beast” also known as the Main Hall. When I spoke with Messer’s. Kubert, Quitely...

Thoughts: DCUO on Being Down

  For about two or three weeks the PlayStation network has been down after the largest hacking attempt in the world. So far both PC and PlayStation servers have been attacked and user details...

Boston Comic Con Report Part 2

In my first report from the Boston Comic Con I spoke of the fans. That dedicated throng that populates these events. In this second installment I’d like to touch on one of the main reasons they...

Boston Comic Con Report Part 1

  A friend of mine once operated a couple of tables at the local flea market. He sold collectibles and such and told me I should check it out some day. So, one day I did and I was struck by the...

Review: Birds of Prey #11

After the 'Death of Oracle' this latest issue, entitled 'Which Reason Knows Not Of', opens in the Chinese district of Gotham City as Huntress – Helena Bertinelli – charges...

Review: Batman #709

Upon realizing that this was the conclusion to the Judgment of Gotham crossover, I didn’t really know what to think. In my head I was telling myself that no matter what, there’s no way...

Episode 56

  Story: Gotham Nights Books Covered: Batman: Gotham Nights #1-4  

Bat-Bulletin: Trimming the Batman Line

One problem we at "The Batman Universe Comic Podcast" have is covering the many books DC puts out. It seems like the Batman line has more books than it really needs. Some are good, some are...

Review: Batgirl #20

With a flashback to the last university semester 'Batgirl: The Lesson' continues and concludes with the second part of a two-part story-arc entitled, somewhat ambiguously perhaps, 'Tunnel...

Review: Batman and Robin #22

Batman and Robin #22 brings to an end the short-lived Tomasi/Gleason run we were all so hyped up about. For the past two issues, we've been learning about the criminological leanings of the White...

Review: Red Robin #22

Before I start this review, I best say something very important. I don’t like Azrael. I’ve read Knightfall, all three volumes of that story, and the story itself, to give it a short...

Bat Bulletin

DC and the Internet   As you may have heard The Dark Knight has arrived on Facebook and you can now stream it to your PC for three dollars. I can see the reasoning behind this choice with the...

Episode 55

  Story: Batman: Shadow Box Books Covered: Batman: #467-469  

Review: Birds of Prey #10

"The Gristle and the Ghostly", the concluding part in "The Death of Oracle" story-arc, opens with a fantastic, immediately recognizable, close-up of Helena Bertinelli –...

Review: Superman/Batman #82

Superman and Batman return for the second part of Cullen Bunn’s “Sorcerer Kings” and things are no less “phantasmagorical”. (His words not mine.)   If you remember,...

Kapow Comic Con: Day 2 Report

  So on my return to Kapow there was plenty to look forward to and I had plenty to get done. Very little Batman at all I'm afraid but still plenty happening. The day started off with the...

Kapow Comic Con: Day 1 Report

  So here is my report on a very eventful first day at Kapow. Firstly, it seems the event had plenty of coverage with the Business Design Centre packed full of punters from the start. Inside the...

Kapow Comic Con Preview

  On the 9th and 10th of April 2011 Mark Millar's attempt to bring the San Diego Comic Con experience to the UK will begin. Millar (the writer of Kick-Ass and a major comic book celebrity...

Justice League in 2013?

  Recently, during an interview conducted by the LA Times with new, Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group President, Jeff Robinov, he mentioned that he plans to have a "Justice League"...