POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 12, 2012 Add Comments
DC Comics held their Batman panel today and TBU was there ti cover all of the happenings in The Batman Universe. Bob Wayne moderated the panel that included Batman Group Editor Mike Marts, Scott Snyder, Kyle Higgins, Gail Simone, James Tynion IV, J.H. Williams III, Scott Lobdell, Gregg Hurwitz, David Finch, John Layman and editor Rachel Gluckstern. Attendees of the panel receives a plastic Court of Owls mask. Here are the highlights:
-Nightwing #0 will focus on how Dick Grayson became Robin
-Nightwing #13-14 will be written…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 11, 2012 Add Comments
The Joker has played a huge part in Barbara Gordon's life when referring to the important pieces of history. After all, it was the Joker who shot Babs and left her paralyzed. While much of Barbara's history remains unrevealed, this September a new story promises to reveal some of it and in October, the Joker is going to be appearing in Batgirl. Newsarama talked with writer Gail Simone about what we can expect in the series.
Newsarama: Gail, it feels as if there's a lot of coordination between the…
Tags: barbara gordon, batgirl, ed benes, gail simone, joker
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 5, 2012 1 Comment
The Source has announced that Batgirl will be getting an annual which will release on October 31.
BATGIRL ANNUAL #1
Written by Gail Simone
Art by Admira Wijaya
Cover by Ed Benes
Batgirl is on the hunt for Catwoman – but who is after Batgirl?
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Tags: admira wijaya, annual, batgirl, ed benes, gail simone
POSTED BY Melinda Hinman ON May 10, 2012 Add Comments
Batman: The Dark Knight #8 switches up its creative team, this time written by Joe Harris and drawn by Ed Benes. This series, the brainchild of David Finch, credits him now for the cover only. I wonder if this is the reason for my enjoyment of this issue?
The issue opens with Batman being called to a grisly crime scene on the Gotham Metro line. Gordon shows him a train car full of bloodied corpses. Batman quickly…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON March 9, 2012 Add Comments
The Source has announced some changes to the creative teams for both Detective Comics and Batwoman. The new creators coming on board to the titles are mentioned to be guest artists and not permanent additions.
First, over on Detective Comics, Tony Daniel will be sticking to writing the series but take a step back from the art. Ed Benes will be stepping in on the book to cover pencils. The schedule might have taken its toll on Daniel and this happened in the past where Daniel takes a couple…
Tags: amy reeder, batwoman, detective comics, ed benes, jh williams, tony daniel, trevor mccarthy
POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON August 20, 2011 Add Comments
Batman #462-465 ($0.99 each)
Alan Grant and Norm Breyfogle team up for the Spirit Of The Beast story in issues #462-#464 from the summer of 1991. Then in issue #465, it’s the first proper adventure of Batman and the Tim Drake Robin.
Batman: Arkham City Exclusive Digital Chapter #4 ($0.99)
Harley Quinn goes up against Scarface for the affections of The Joker.
DC Digital Comics Sneak Peeks 8/17/2011 (Free)
This week’s free previews feature DC Retroactive: Batman-The ‘90s, and…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON January 9, 2011 Add Comments
It’s a Bat-Week here at DC Digital as on January 1st they either released or dropped the prices of 101 Batman issues, numbers 600 through 700 to 99 cents!
Now, a good chunk of this run from cover date April 2002 through cover date August of 2010 is on DC Digital already with Hush, (608-619), Under The Hood (635-641, 645-648), and Grant Morrison’s run 655-682. So let’s focus on the issues put into legal digital form for the first time.
Batman: The Ten Cent Adventure (Free), Batman #600-605…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON December 4, 2010 Add Comments
Things looked a bit hairy on the DC app last week as all of the 24th comics disappeared, save for a free 2 page Doctor Light origin piece, when all the Blackest Night On Black Friday books went up. Well, they are back now so…
DC Digital 11/24/10
Batman: The Long Halloween #6 ($1.99)
Story is progressing nicely at the half way point, featuring Poison Ivy and Catwoman battling it out.
Birds Of Prey Volume 1 #80-81 ($1.99 each)
Issue 80 wraps…
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POSTED BY Craig George ON November 28, 2010 Add Comments
The second part of this two-part story-arc is entitled 'Two Nights in Bangkok' and starts immediately as the first part ended: Huntress and Lady Blackhawk – Helena Bertinelli and Zinda Blake – coming face to face, face to fist even, with their friend Black Canary – Dinah Lance – and a group of bodyguards loyal to White Canary.
Aware that their confrontation will likely endanger onlooking members of public and at the same time conscious that the authorities are on their way…
Tags: adriana melo, alina urusov, alvin lee, barbara gordon, birds of prey, black canary, creote, dawn granger, dinah lance, dove, ed benes, gail simone, gotham city, hank hall, hawk, helena bertinelli, huntress, lady shiva, oliver queen, oracle, savant, sin, white canary, zinda blake
POSTED BY Craig George ON August 31, 2010 Add Comments
After a little disappointment with issue #3 the latest issue of Birds of Prey – issue #4, the forth and final part of the Endrun story-arc – felt much more satisfying.
'Impact Fracture' opens with a prologue set 19 years ago along the Silk Road of Asia. As thunder cracks and lightning illuminates the night sky an old man stands alone in the rain.
From a house behind him cries of help can be heard as the old man looks to dismiss a woman who is…
Tags: adriana melo, alina urusov, barbara gordon, birds of prey, black canary, creote, dove, ed benes, gail simone, hawk, huntress, jp mayer, lady blackhawk, nei ruffino, oracle, penguin, savant, white canary