POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 14, 2012 1 Comment
The first panel of the day focuses on the new wave of titles hitting shelves in September. Talon is among those titles. Scott Snyder, Mike Marts and James Tynion IV represented the Bat-Books. Here are the highlights.
-The Talon series will dive into more of Gotham City's history.
-Dan Didio confirmed that Stephanie Brown will not be in Smallville Season 11. "If we're going to introduce a character into the 'Smallville' world, I want them to be the most iconic versions like Barbara Gordon or Dick…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 13, 2012 Add Comments
The Mattel/DC panel just finished and there was a ton of news related to The Batman Universe. Batman t-shirts and Batman action figures from the new evergreen line were handed out to attendees. Here are the highlights from the panel.
-The Dark Knight Movie Masters line will only feature six figures. There are three exclusives in the line. Bat-signal shattered Gordon at WalMart. Vehicle Blueprints Batman at KMart. Batman vs. Bane 2-pack at Toys 'R Us.
-There is a game online at http://dcnation.kidswb.com/gotham-city-crisis that features the QuickTek figures from The…
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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…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 9, 2012 Add Comments
Last week it was announced that the Joker will be returning to The Batman Universe in Batman courtesy of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo. Snyder has done interviews with a number of media outlets including USA Today, The Huffington Post, MTV Geek, IGN, Crave Online, Comic Book Resources, Comic Vine, Newsarama and iFanboy. Below are the highlights from all of the interviews.
MTV Geek: On the two big Batman stories you’ve done so far, the first one in Detective Comics, and of course the Court of Owls, you’ve been eschewing the…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON July 7, 2012 Add Comments
Ame-Comi II: Batgirl #2 ($0.99)
The final part of the Batgirl story as Robin elicits the help of Steel to find Batgirl.
Batman: Arkham Unhinged #32 ($0.99)
And after the Arkham City Endgame excursion, we are back with the continuing Unhinged series. In this story, we get an appearance from Azrael as the Mayor and a group of Gotham Police members are sequestered in an abandoned church.
Batman and Robin Adventures (1995-1997) #8-10 ($0.99 each)
More issues from this mid-1990s tie-in with the TAS era Bat-Universe.
Batman: Gotham Adventures #6-8 ($0.99…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 3, 2012 Add Comments
Hot Toys revealed a new Cosbaby series today that will feature characters from all three of Chris Nolan's Batman films.
In view of the popularity of the Batman movies series, Hot Toys is proud to present the Cosbaby series from the three Batman movies – Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008) and the upcoming summer blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises (2012), featuring a total of nine cosbabies, with three characters from each movie.
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 2, 2012 Add Comments
The Source has revealed that the Joker is headed back to The Batman Universe. And not just any series will feature the character. Joker will appear in the next big story arc from Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo.
Snyder had this to say about the Joker's return:
Joker is my favorite villain of all time. Not just in comics. In everything – film, books, TV. He's the greatest, hands down. So this story is something extremely important and personal to me – something I've been building in…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON June 30, 2012 Add Comments
Ame-Comi II: Batgirl #2 ($0.99)
Second part of the Batgirl storyline that sees Duela Dent as the master planner with Batgirl in a deadly trap.
Batman: Arkham City: Endgame #6 ($0.99)
The final chapter of this series as the fallout of Joker’s behind the grave plot takes affect.
All-Star Western (2011-) #10 ($3.99)
It’s the Court of Owls vs. The Crime Bible in a battle for Gotham City.
Batman and Robin Adventures (1995-1997) #3-7 ($0.99 each)
More issues from a mid-1990s tie-in to the Animated Series.
Batman Incorporated (2012-) #2 ($2.99)
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