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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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Batman '66 vs. Burton Batman vs. Nolan Batman

I came across this interesting editorial over on the site The Film Yap. One of the things that the site regularly does is pit a number of incarnations of characters or movies against each other to...

Review: Teen Titans #88

Editor's Note: We put out the call for a reviewer for Teen Titans and Xavi answered the call. If you are interested in reviewing any comic related to Batman email us at tbu@thebatmanuniverse.net....

TDKR: Rumor Mill-More Actresses Added

Moviehole added a couple of other females to the short list of actresses that I mentioned yesterday. While none of this is confirmed, it is an interesting rumor. Here is what they had to say.  ...

TDKR: Not Completely in IMAX

TheWrap.com has posted an interview with Wally Pfister. Pfister was the director of photography on The Dark Knight and Batman Begins. He has worked with Chris Nolan on every film Nolan has done since...

BTBTB: Jelenic Talks Series Future and New Batman Series

Newsarama has posted a video interview with Michael Jelenic. Jelenic is one of the writers and producers for Batman: The Brave and the Bold. While his current project is Superman/Shazam: The Curse of...

Episode 59

  Spotlight Character: Man-Bat Feature: The Batman TV Series   0:00:00 Intro 0:01:41 Movie News 0:08:57 TV News 0:19:34 Merchandise News 0:21:08 Video Game News 0:29:40 TDKR: Rumor Mill...

Episode 14

  What does "Death of Oracle" mean? Whose acceptance of Barbara's superhero identity meant more: Batman or Black Canary? Should there be two Batgirls? I answer these...

TDKR: Rumor Mill-Female Leads?

The next batch of rumors brings us some more details about the previous rumor we heard about the female leads for The Dark Knight Rises being cast. This time the new rumor is that Chris Nolan has...

Review: Justice League of America #50

The issue starts with Supergirl and Jesse Quick racing around the Monitor, doing chores and talking about losing loved ones and fate, when they are visited by a woman claiming to be the Green Lantern...

Review: Justice League of America #49

This is pretty much a filler, come down issue, which is good considering how intense the ride was in the last few months for the JLA.   Dick appears only in wrap around scenes at the start and...

Review: Azrael #13

We open back up this month to Azrael, to someones inner monologue saying that this day Father Grieve ( the bald-headed dude from last issue), is about to die in a way few others have. Then we cut to...

The Dark Knight 2?

The Dark Knight Rises. What does this title mean? Well firstly, going on the assumption that this is Chris Nolan's final Batman film, I think this title suggests redemption for the character. As...

Episode 44

  Story: Batman: Son of the Demon Books Covered: Batman: Son of the Demon  

Episode 54

  BBFB: Batman: Son of the Demon   0:00:00 Intro 0:01:27 Comic News 0:36:48 Azrael #13 0:45:29 Batman Beyond #5 0:52:19 Bruce Wayne: The Road Home-Catwoman 0:59:33 Bruce Wayne: The Road...

Review: Superman/Batman #77

We begin with Supergirl investigating a grisly mass grave in Suicide Slums, and after getting a rude brush off from the cops, she heads off to find Batman. And gets good old Damian Wayne instead!...

Review: BTBTB-The Criss-Cross Conspiracy

Before I begin with this review, I’d like to take a moment to talk about the series, Batman: The Brave and the Bold. The show returned recently from its mid-season break (I think that’s...

Review: Batman Confidential #49

In this time of Omega Sanctions, Time Spheres and unsavory Barbatos rituals, it’s refreshing to read a story that has Batman doing what he does best…detecting. In Batman Confidential #49...

Review: Superman/Batman #76

Funny thing about this story is that this is pretty much in line with what DC was telling everyone a year ago about the new direction this book was going to take. Instead we got a...

TDKR: Rumor Mill

So the new word on the street is that there are two females that are currently looking to be cast for Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises. Sarah Essen and Julie Madison are both characters that are...

Review: Legends of the Super Heroes DVD

What can be said about this rare release from Warner Bros.?While a part me wants to say how amazingly horrible this series was, the other part can't help but to think how great it is to have it...

Review: Batman: Odyssey #4

We begin exactly where # 3 left off, no first page of Bruce chatting with an unseen guest, with Bruce trying to deduce whom could be behind the plot to steal museum artifacts donated by Ra's al...

Review: Batman: Odyssey #3

Picking up where issue 2 left off, Bruce is still regaling this story to an unseen person, this time about an argument he had with Alfred. It is unclear where in the time frame of this story that the...

Teen Titans: Enter Damian

This week's issue of Teen Titans featured an interesting ending. Damian and Dick appeared to the Teen Titans and it seems that Damian wants to be the new leader of the team. Well, why not? He is...

TDKR: Rumor Mill

So we said that we would always make sure not to report rumors on the site labeled as news. So many of you are emailing me asking us what we think of the different rumors floating around out there....

Review: Batman and Robin #15

Being distant and vague can be a very frustrating thing. So frustrating in fact that I find myself not caring about what it is that your trying to get across. And while Morrison does bring his story...

TDKR: Zimmer Talks Score

Hans Zimmer has teamed with James Newton Howard for the past two Batman films to create award winning scores. Has he agreed to team with Nolan for The Dark Knight Rises? PopcornBiz has the exclusive....

The Dark Knight Rises!

LA Times' Hero Complex had an interview with Chris Nolan about all things related to Batman 3. In the interview, Nolan names the sequel to The Dark Knight. The title will be The Dark Knight...

Review: First Wave #4

Bruce Wayne makes his return in Brian Azzarello’s fresh take on the golden age Batman in First Wave #4. Yes, not Batman makes his return, Bruce Wayne. For this latest chapter in...

Review: DC Comics Presents: Batman #1

This over-sized issue of Batman has me on the fence. On the one hand we have a great story with a lot of human emotion in it, and on the other we have the fact that these issues are re-hashed and a...

Review: Knight and Squire #1

Knight and Squire #1 is a comic I did not care about five weeks ago. I had read them in the Batman: The Black Glove hardcover, and didn’t care, I had read them in issues 7-9 of Batman and...