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POSTED BY Stella Bowman ON February 11, 2013 Add Comments
This particularly famous panel is from Batman Family #1, which came out in 1975. This is arguably the first openly romantic panel shown in comics, though it is not intentionally romantic, given the circumstances. At the time, Barbara Gordon was a Congresswoman and Dick Grayson was going to Hudson University. This panel launched 1,000 letters to the Bat-offices (most of them in disgust)!
Posted by Stella Bowman
Tags: barbara gordon, batgirl, dick grayson, robin
POSTED BY Dane Haji ON February 11, 2013 Add Comments
The first images of Mattel's new toy line of the 1960's Batman television show has been released over at USA Today and Entertainment Earth, where we get our first look at the action figures of Batman, Penguin, The Riddler, and also of the Batmobile. You can check out those figures in the images below.
Tags: batman, batmobile, mattel, penguin, riddler
POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON February 9, 2013 Add Comments
Ame-Comi Girls #22 ($0.99)
A new story begins featuring Big Barda and her Furies, going up against Darkseid.
Injustice: Gods Among Us (2013-) #4 ($0.99)
Things start ramping up as Superman takes drastic measures after the Joker’s actions cost him the life of Lois and her unborn child.
Batman/Huntress: Cry For Blood (2000) #5-6 ($1.99 each)
The mini-series concludes with Helena coming to grips with her past, as facing her toughest challenge alone.
Batwing (2011-) #17 ($2.99)
While battling the Sky Pirate, Batwing struggles to bring justice to a country that doesn’t seem to want…
Tags: ame-comi girls, batgirl, batman, batman/huntress: cry for blood, batman: li'l gotham, batwing, big barda, catwoman, central city, darkseid, dc comics, detective comics, helena bertinelli, huntress, injustice: gods among us, jla: classified, joker, justice league beyond, legends of the dark knight, New 52, nightwing, power girl, ra's al ghul, selina kyle, sky pirate, superman, world's finest
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON February 8, 2013 Add Comments
Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment reveal the chosen reigning Champions of the first week of Injustice Battle Arena, and release two new gameplay videos celebrating the victors.
Chosen by popular vote, Batman pummeled Bane in this grudge match, while Wonder Woman bested Harley Quinn in a superheroine clash of insanity versus strength.
Tags: bane, batman, harley quinn, injustice: gods among us, wonder woman
POSTED BY Jon Roke ON February 8, 2013 2 Comments
Story: Batman: Cataclysm
Books Covered: Batman: Shadow of the Bat #73-74, Nightwing #19-20, Batman #553-554, Azrael #40, Detective Comics 720-721, Catwoman #56-57, Robin #52-53, Batman: Blackgate-Isle of Men, Batman: Huntress/Spoiler-Blunt Trauma, The Batman Chronicles #12 and Batman: Arkham Asylum-Tales of Madness
Tags: azrael, batman, batman: arkham asylum-tales of madness, batman: blackgate-isle of men, batman: cataclysm, batman: huntress/spoiler-blunt trauma, batman: shadow of the bat, catwoman, detective comics, nightwing, robin, tbu bat-books for beginners, the batman chronicles
POSTED BY Stella Bowman ON February 8, 2013 Add Comments
Prepare yourselves for an intergalactic Shipper Special the likes of which listeners of BTO have never experienced! Join Donovan Morgan Grant and myself as we make our way through the various shippers of Robotech! Get ready for some wacky stuff to celebrate Valentine's Day!
Tags: batgirl to oracle
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON February 8, 2013 4 Comments
0:03:56 Movie News
0:20:04 TV News
1:15:13 Merchandise News
1:17:02 Video Game News
1:23:57 General News
1:25:19 Listener Q&A's
Tags: batman: the dark knight returns, batmobile, beware the batman, cartoon network, injustice: gods among us, mattel, the batman universe podcast, the dark knight rises, young justice, young justice: legacy
POSTED BY Tom Panarese ON February 8, 2013 Add Comments
This is it! The moment that, back in 1990, Bat-fans were waiting for! Tim Drake becomes Robin! The fourteenth episode of "Taking Flight" takes a look at the "Identity Crisis" storyline from Batman #455-457 wherein someone is causing the citizens of Gotham to murder people and Tim has to save Batman from the villain, finally proving that he has what it takes to be the latest boy wonder.
Tags: batman, identity crisis, robin, the batman universe taking flight, tim drake