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POSTED BY Chris Gering ON March 6, 2013 2 Comments
The artwork depicted here is very reminiscent of Alex Ross, though I'm unsure whether he illustrated this or not. What struck me about this one is how similar, if not exactly, the Joker's depiction is to Heath's Joker. Heath has truly left his mark on the character, as we shall see in the next image taken from Lee Bermejo in Azzarello's "Joker." This image to me is so iconic and terrifying as Joker stands with a hostage and a swarm of thugs overwhelming, seemingly, our Dark Knight.
Tags: alex ross, brian azzarello, heath ledger, joker, lee bermejo
POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON February 24, 2012 Add Comments
With the release of Justice League Doom, Comixology has put a sale on comics that relate to the animated movie.
Comics included that have been digitized previously include:
JLA (1997-2006) #43-46
The Mark Waid and Howard Porter 4 part Tower of Babel story that the movie is loosely inspired by.
Justice League of America (1960-1987) #111 (First time available in the store), #193-197
The Injustice Gang’s first appearance, and some Bronze Age goodness as well featuring the villains as well.
Tags: alex ross, dick giordano, dwayne mcduffie, geoff johns, grant morrison, howard porter, injustice league, jla, jla: tower of babel, jla: year one, justice, justice league of america, mark waid, villains united
POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON April 2, 2011 Add Comments
Alright, we’ve got a big Bat-Week here on the Digital App.
Batman and Robin #1-6 ($1.99 each)
The first 6 issues of Grant Morrison’s epic of Dick Grayson & Damian Wayne’s adventures. Drawn by Frank Quietly and Philip Tan, this was one of the hottest books of 2009.
Batman: Streets of Gotham #16 ($1.99)
Continuing the Heart Of Hush story, this time delving into the pasts of the Waynes.
Birds of Prey Volume 1 #111-112 ($1.99 each)
It’s Oracle vs. Calculator in # 111 and Lady Blackhawk honors a…
Tags: alex ross, batman and robin, batman: streets of gotham, birds of prey, calculator, catwoman, damian wayne, dc: the new frontier, detective comics, dick grayson, doug braithwaite, frank quitely, gotham city sirens, grant morrison, harley quinn, hush, jim krueger, jla, joe kelly, justice, justice league of america, lady blackhawk, oracle, paul dini, philip tan, poison ivy, silver age, superman/batman, tommy elliot, vixen
POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON February 5, 2011 Add Comments
It’s been a while, but real life and the fact that DC Digital has been light in Bat related books as of late caused the delay. To make it up, at some point I should post a nice “What else can you find over at DC Digital” article at some point this month.
So let’s get caught up shall we?
Batman Beyond Volume 2 #6-7 ($1.99 each)
Continues to collect the original TV show tie-in books from 2000. First one Terry fights what appears to be…
Tags: adam beechen, alan burnett, alex ross, atom, batgirl, batman beyond, batman: gothic, batman: legends of the dark knight, batman: prey, batman: streets of gotham, batman: venom, birds of prey, black canary, chris yost, dan curtis johnson, dc comics, denny o'neil, detective comics, dick grayson, doomsday, doug moench, dustin nguyen, dwayne mcduffie, flash, grant morrison, hugo strange, huntress, injustice league, jim krueger, jla, jokerz, jose garcia-lopez, justice, justice league, justice league of america, justice league unlimited, kraven, kryptonite, man-bat, mark pajarillo, mark waid, michael benson, misfit, paul gulacy, russel braun, stalker, superman/batman, terry mcginnis, the dark knight rises, trevor von eeden, young justice
POSTED BY David Healey ON May 16, 2010 Add Comments
Concept Art: Part 2
In this, the fourth entry of the Year of the Batmen, we’ll continue to examine how Batman is depicted artistically. Characterization, mood and message will be dissected. Many of the storylines to accompany this art work hasn’t even been released yet. So, this will afford us with a unique point of view as study the personality of Batman from the artist’s perspective.
The Neal Adams Batman
This particular entry comes from the upcoming…
Tags: alex ross, andy kubert, batman, batman: odyssey, batman: the return of bruce wayne, bruce wayne, dick grayson, jim lee, justice league of america, mark bagley, neal adams
POSTED BY Austen Beattie ON August 12, 2009 Add Comments
Red Robin #1 is the start of a new ongoing series starring Tim Wayne. The story is of Tim being kicked out of the Robin cape, in favor of Damien, who Dick says needs to be Robin more than Tim does. Tim gets quite angry at this and decides to set on his own and be his own man. Tim knows he cannot be Robin anymore, and with the job he has at hand, he couldn’t be. He needs to be something different, he needs to be Red Robin.
Tags: alex ross, chris yost, damian wayne, dick grayson, jason todd, kingdom come, mark waid, ramon bachs, red robin, tim drake