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Last Week in the Batcave

Welcome to another gathering in the Batcave, where we cover all things with pointy ears that came out through the previous week! Would that include Orion, then? Well, no, technically not, but we...

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New DC Universe LEGO Game Rumored to be in Development

If you’re keeping a tally of what franchises LEGO doesn’t have the rights to, you’re pretty much just looking at Three’s Company and the Buffy-verse (now that is a crossover I...

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Red Hood Ikemen Statue Revealed from Kotobukiya

We saw a preview of the statue back in December, but now pre-orders are open from Kotobukiya their latest Ikemen Statue, Jason Todd as Red Hood.  The statue is 1/7 scale, standing roughly nine...

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Producer Sarah Schechter Provides Update on Titans

Now that it’s officially 2018, we’re starting to get some updates on “Titans,” the streaming series that sees Robin (Brenton Thwaites) lead his own team of heroes. Producer...

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Figures Toy Company Releasing Batman ’66 Henchmen Sets

If you are an older Bat-Fan, you probably remember Mego figures from the 1970’s to the early 1980’s. Figures Toy Company has been making a variety of figures for years now that are...

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Episode 176

Gerry and Chris are hear to cover the next installment of Bat-Books for Beginners. This time around Batman: Death and the City is covered which includes Detective Comics #827-834. Be sure to leave...

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Prime 1 Studio Reveals Batman: Hush Statue

Prime 1 Studio has released information regarding their upcoming Hush statue. Based off the Batman villain’s early 2000’s appearance, Hush is a 1/3 scale statue standing over 24 inches...

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Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay Plot and Voice Cast Revealed

DC and Warner Bros. are going all in when it comes to the Suicide Squad, as the team of unwilling participants will be starring in Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay. This is the second animated film...

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Review: Birds of Prey #8

"The Death of Oracle" continues with the second part of this four-part story-arc entitled "The Gauntlets and the Guillotine". Having smashed their way into the nightclub where the...

TDKR Rumor Mill: Gordon-Levitt?

A late breaking story from Deadline.com says that Joesph Gordon-Levitt is currently in talks to join The Dark Knight Rises. Although it is obviously not known who he would play, Gordon-Levitt was in...

Review: Superman/Batman #80

That’s it? Did I miss something? Am I that completely out of the loop?   I have to confess that after reading this issue I thought for sure I missed the inside joke or the wink and nod to...

Batman Live Auditions

Last week the company producing the live action stage show, Batman Live, held open auditions for the cast of the upcoming show. Was it successful or a train wreck? Let's find out.    ...

TDKR: Pfister Talks

  Bleeding Cool had a chance to talk with cinematographer, Wally Pfister, about his upcoming work on The Dark Knight Rises. There were a couple of interesting things that Pfister mentioned....

TDKR: Nolan Confirms Start Date

Chris Nolan attended the Santa Barbara Film Festival this past weekend and SuperHeroHype was there. The press did not ask very many questions about The Dark Knight Rises, but there were a couple that...

Review: Batman: Streets of Gotham #19

This month’s issue of Batman: Streets of Gotham jumps straight into the action, and so shall we. Hush’s recently acquired mob squad has led him to the lair of Dr. Death, whose efforts to...

TDKR Rumor Mill: Williams as Strange?

So I would take this with a grain of salt or maybe less than that. Batmanonfilm posted a tweet today that hints at Robin Williams as Hugo Strange. While Nolan has already announced two of the...

Episode 60

  BBFB: Batman: The Penguin Affair   0:00:00 Intro 0:01:23 Comic News 0:12:22 Batman #706 0:19:02 Batgirl #17 0:25:38 Batman and Robin #19 0:32:33 Superman/Batman #80 0:37:58 Batman:...

Episode 50

  Story: Batman: The Penguin Affair Books Covered: Batman #448-450  

BTAS Review: Nothing to Fear

  Once again faithful patrons of the Batcave, we return to the small screen for a look at the third episode of Batman: The Animated Series; "Nothing to Fear".   Gotham University...

Video of the Day

Came across this really good fan made trailer on YouTube yesterday. Take a look.     Posted by Dustin

Review: Gotham City Sirens #18

Since my last review of Gotham City Sirens, I’ve gone back and read the issues that I had missed before I started writing for this site. Much to my surprise, I actually found myself liking the...

BAC: Fake Trailer Leaked?

Recently you may have noticed a new leaked trailer of a special co-op section in the much anticipated Batman: Arkham City. This video shows the supposed level where there is the ability to play as...

Video of the Day

Following up on yesterday's Video of the Day segment, we bring you the second and concluding part of "Spider-Plant Man". And I promise that Batman and Robin play a much larger role...

Review: Justice League of America #53

Before we begin this review of JLA #53 which concludes the “Omega” storyline let’s take a quick look at how JLA #52 ended.   With Batman on his knees.   You read that...

Opinion Piece: TDKR’s Villains

Editor's Note: I saw this mentioned on the forums and had to get it on here as an interesting take on last week's announcement. Thanks to Scarecrow756 for letting us know about this and for...

Video of the Day

On today's segment, we are watching part one of the "Spider-Plant Man", which was made back in 2005 for the Comic Relief in the United Kingdom. Now I bet your wondering why we are...

Review: Detective Comics #872

It’s hard to not oversell the latest issue of Detective Comics, because it is honestly one of the best series I’m reading right now. With every issue Scott Snyder escalates the sense of...

Review: Batman: Streets of Gotham #19

My immediate thoughts after seeing the cover to this month’s Batman: Streets of Gotham were, “What the heck is the Joker doing there?” Now of course that’s not a bad thing by...

Batman Across the Globe: Part 2

James Batman (1966)   During the last Batman Across the Globe, we looked at the 1973 unauthorized Turkish Batman film, Yarasa Adam Bedmen. Which if you got a chance to search the internet and...

Win a Custom iPad

You might want to check out DC's The Source right now because they're holding a little competition alongside Comixology. Up for grabs is a free iPad customized with an original Jim Lee Batman...

TDKR Rumor Mill: Filming Locations

So yet another rumor has hit the net about filming locations for The Dark Knight Rises. This one may have some significance. Romania Insider posted up an article stating that Nolan visited Bucharest...

DC Universe Online: Worth the Hype?

  It seems that despite the delays, setbacks and lack of marketing DC Universe Online has been a huge success. Both Steampowered.com and Direct2Drive.com saw it shoot to number one in their...

Review: Batgirl #17

Opening in their sumptuous quarters high up in Wayne Tower this latest installment in Bryan Q. Miller's Batgirl series opens with Alfred Pennyworth entering Damian Wayne's bedroom carrying a...

TDKR Rumor Mill: Concept Art

So it hasn't even been a full day yet and the rumors are already hitting the net of what Bane could look like. Back in October, a user by the name of humza posted on the website ConceptArt.org a...

TDKR: Hathaway and Hardy’s Roles Revealed

Warner Bros. has announced that Anne Hathaway has been cast for the role of Selina Kyle, while Tom Hardy's role was revealed to be the Batman villain, Bane. And while we expect to see Hathaway...

TDKR: Official Cast and Character Announcement

Warner Bros. has released a press release today stating not only who the villains will be in The Dark Knight Rises, but also who will play them. Here is the press release.   BURBANK, CA, January...

Review: Batman and Robin #19

In this final issue of Paul Cornell's story arc, we find all the dangling plot threads weaved together. At the conclusion of last issue, Una was attacking Vicki Vale while carrying a bag labeled...

TDKR Rumor Mill: Announcement Coming?

So this is going to be a real quick rumor mill segment. It turns out that on Sunday night at the Golden Globes, the LA Times Hero Complex writer, Geoff Boucher, tweeted the following:   "At...