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Year of the Batmen: Part 12

Does Size Matter? Chapter 2   In “The Year of the Batmen Part 11”, we examined scale, more specifically, the size of Batman in relation to others. As exhibit “A” I...

DCUO Screen of the Day

  Today's DC Universe Online screenshot shows Bat-fan Michele using a grapple gun to scale a tall building. Wonder if Batman is at the top waiting?   Posted by Dustin

Video of the Day

Today's video is from the sixties Batman TV series. Everyone who has seen the series knows that there was a famous part of the episodes where Batman and Robin are climbing up the side of a...

BTAS Review: Christmas with the Joker

  Greetings Bat-Fans! I know it’s been a while since my first BTAS review, but I couldn’t resist waiting until Christmas to share this holiday themed episode with you. Unfortunately,...

Video of the Day

This video will most likely become an annual occurrence here on the editorials. Years ago a YouTube user by the name of ItsJustSomeRandomGuy started posting videos using action figures and showing...

Review: Batman: Orphans #2

Batman Orphans part two opens exactly where part one left off. Bruce is suffering the effects of the fear toxin, still envisioning his parents being gunned down in a filthy alley. Unfortunately,...

Review: Batman #705

This year in review has been quite the adventure, we had our ups and our downs, our favorites and our dislikes. But we read these Batman books regardless because, hey, we’re in love with the...

Review: Superman/Batman #78

Editor's Note: Dark Knight Dave gives us a bonus review inside this one with not only a review of Superman/Batman #78, but also the recent Brightest Day #15. Enjoy!   Batman Dead! (Again?)...

Review: Batman and Robin #18

As leery as I was about this issue, not having enjoyed the last one at all, I was pleasantly surprised by this issue. Maybe because there was less jumping around in the time, maybe because we finally...

Review: Titans #30

Mercenaries vs. Arkham Asylum inmates! Batman vs. Deathstroke! A murdered superhero! How could Titans not be awesome!? Well, apparently Eric Wallace has found a way. This month Titans concludes its...

Review: Detective Comics Annual #12

Following David Hine’s work for the past year and a half has been a bit of a roller coaster for me. The first story of his I ever read was the Arkham Asylum one shot he wrote for the Battle for...

Review: First Wave #5

This is the penultimate issue of Brian Azzarello’s First Wave series featuring Batman, The Spirit and Doc Savage. I suppose if this was a TV episode we could expect this to be the strongest of...

Review: Batman: Orphans #1

Ah, December. Normally a month flooded with trades and one-shots and minis and… Wait, that sounds exactly like this month. Coming fresh off the heels of a November jammed with papers, December...

Review: Detective Comics Annual #12

I don't know what's wrong but it seems like I can't escape the works of David Hine or Scott McDaniel. McDaniel was on Batman and Robin which wasn't exactly the greatest thing around...

Review: Batman Incorporated #1

Alright, what we've all been waiting for…Grant Morrison writing what he said he wanted to do since he began, Batman Inc. However, is the comic worth the hype? Let’s take a look....

Batmen Across the Globe: Part 1

Yarasa Adam Bedmen (1973)   On one the most recent comic podcasts (see Episode 55), we were discussing an interview with David Hine that was reported, when I happened to bring up the fact that...

Review: Batman Incorporated #1

Not only have times been tough for Bruce Wayne under the guardianship of writer Grant Morrison, but what about us readers? We’ve seen Batman staked to the ground, attacked by hyperfauna, shot,...

Want to Appear in Batman, Inc.?

  Ever wanted to have a cameo in a Batman comic book? As long as you have Bruce Wayne's cash, this dream may be a reality.   Comic Book Alliance has teamed up DC Comics and eBay for a...

Review: Batman 80-Page Giant 2010

This comic certainly lives up to its name. Out of the 80 pages only a handful are taken up by ads or previews, so there is a lot for fans to dig into. And with a long comic comes a long review,...

Bat-Bulletin: Batman on TV, but in Live Action?

  Recently, there has been a surge of rumors that have hit the inter-webs that after, The Dark Knight Rises is finished, that Warner Bros. is looking to keep the Batmania alive with a...

Bat-Bulletin

Batman Schools Green Lantern   As most of us know Batman has had an uneven history with the Green Lantern. Certainly they don’t always see eye to eye and sometimes their relationship has...

Review: Teen Titans #89

After last issue’s surprise entrance of the Dynamic Duo into Titans Tower, this issue covers the aftermath of the new Robin. The book begins with Doctor Caligan, the newest man responsible for...

Episode 56

  BBFB: Batman: Run, Riddler, Run   0:00:00 Intro 0:01:22 Comic News 0:09:51 Azrael #14 0:18:38 Batman: The Return 0:29:59 Superman/Batman #78 0:37:58 Batman and Robin #17 0:47:22 Batman...

Review: Detective Comics #871

It’s hard for me to read a comic illustrated by Jock without getting a bitter taste in the back of my mouth. I know I can’t blame him for how things worked out between Greg Rucka and DC...

Review: Gotham City Sirens #17

I’m going to start this review with a confession: I pretty much gave up on this series a couple months ago. When Gotham City Sirens first began I was sold on it by the promise of Paul...

Review: Batman and Robin #17

Batman and Robin 17 was originally solicited as a Peter Tomasi book, only to be changed somewhat last minute to a Paul Cornell and Scott McDaniel book. With Tomasi's work on Brightest Day, it...

TDKR: The Dark Knight’s Prey

  So the big rumor flying about at the moment is the possibility of The Dark Knight Rises borrowing ideas from the comic book story arc 'Prey' or even adapting it completely. With...

Review: Batwoman #0

When DC announced the departure of Greg Rucka from Detective Comics back in the spring of 2010, many fans saw it as the death knell for the newest member of the Bat-family. While DC was quick to...

Year of Batmen: Part 11

Does Size Matter?   We all know Batman is a big guy. Off times he’s portrayed as big as Superman. To illustrate, take a look at the picture below from Superman #703.     But hold...

BAC: Villains!!!

  As we await the new Arkham City trailer premiering on the VGA's on SPIKE, what can we expect to see?   Well you have to go with what made Batman: Arkham Asylum a blockbuster,...