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DC Films News and Rumors Weekly Update

From Nightwing and Shazam! costumes to early Aquaman reactions it’s another packed week for DC film news. I even get to bring up a potential Dungeons and Dragons movie but don’t worry,...

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Episode 242

Dustin and Stella are without Ed to talk all about the past two weeks in the world of Batman comics. After a discussion about the recently announced imprints gears at children and young adults, the...

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Latest DC Super Hero Girls Webisode Released

Warner Bros. has released the latest webisode for DC Super Hero Girls which features Mera and Miss Martian with TBU appearances from Firefly, Batgirl, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn.

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DC All Access: TMNT and Damage

The latest DC All Access has released their latest episode which features The Brave and the Bold: Batman and Wonder Woman, Batman and the Signal, Super Sons, DC Collectibles at New York Toy Fair, and...

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Nightwing Creative Team Shakeup as Benjamin Percy Takes Over

Nightwing has seen quite a few shakeups in his life recently. From his move to Bludhaven to his breakup with Defacer, Dick has not had the smoothest life. Unfortunately, the changes keep coming as DC...

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Two More Batmobiles are Heading to Rocket League

Rocket League fans rejoice! A new DLC bundle is about to hit the popular vehicle-based soccer game and it’s going to make Batman fans very happy. Included in the pack are two versions of the...

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New LEGO DC Super Hero Girls Film Announced

What do you get when you combine the popularity of the DC Super Hero Girls cartoon, with the success of their LEGO counterparts? The answer may be found in LEGO DC Super Hero Girls: Super Villain...

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TBU Spotlight: Gerard Way’s Unpublished Batman Project “Kingdom of the Mad”

As announced last week, the latest addition to the collection of Batman: Black and White statues will be based on designs by Gerard Way. The multi-faceted man is a singer, composer, artist, and works...

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Episode 45

  Story: Batman/Green Arrow: Poison Tomorrow Books Covered: Batman/Green Arrow: Poison Tomorrow  

Episode 55

  BBFB: Batman/Green Arrow: Poison Tomorrow   0:00:00 Intro 0:01:18 Comic News 0:32:48 Red Hood: Lost Days #6 0:45:29 Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne #6 0:55:40 Batgirl #15 1:03:37 Batman...

Auction Watch: Detective Comics #27

  Yesterday, a copy of Detective Comics #27 was auctioned off and made a substantial amount for the owner. In 1939, when Detective Comics #27 was released, ten cents was all Robert Irwin paid...

TDKR: Rumor Mill-Tom Hardy as Hugo Strange?

A couple of weeks ago, the current rumor was that Tom Hardy was going to be playing Killer Croc. Well, I told you how absurd that was back than and now we come to the newest rumor of which character...

Who Could be the Villain in The Dark Knight Rises?

While the Nolan Batman films have done many terrific things with the film franchise, one of the best things about the two films is how well the Nolans and David Goyer have been able to choose the...

Review: Bruce Wayne: The Road Home-Oracle

This seventh part of the 8-part 'Bruce Wayne: The Road Home' series of one-shots launches with a head-and-shoulders splash page of Barbara Gordon – Oracle of course – bathed by...

BTAS Review: On Leather Wings

  If you ask any Bat-fan about Batman The Animated Series, they will most likely have nothing but praise for it. Many claim it is the greatest Batman TV show ever, and is unsurpassed by anything...

Review: Bruce Wayne: The Road Home-Batgirl

Our story opens with a flashback with Batman – Bruce Wayne – giving Stephanie Brown – as Spoiler – a dressing down. His message is clear: she needs to accept that Bruce is in...

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...