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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON October 14, 2012 Add Comments
The last panel of the convention, at least for us, was the Batman: Death of the Family panel. In attendance was Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, FCO, Kyle Higgins, Gregg Hurwitz, David Finch, Peter Tomasi, Mike Marts, Grant Morrison and James Tynion IV. Here are the highlights.
-Lots of other villains will be featured in Batman during Death of the Family.
-Joker has a secret over Batman that will be revealed later.
-Harley Quinn's part in Death of the Family will play out in Suicide Squad.
Tags: batman: death of the family, damian wayne, david finch, fco plascencia, grant morrison, greg capullo, gregg hurwitz, harley quinn, james tynion, joker, jonathan glapion, kyle higgins, mike marts, nycc 2012, peter tomasi, scott snyder, suicide squad, tim drake
POSTED BY David Healey ON August 20, 2012 2 Comments
We have reached the "epic" conclusion to the "Court of the Owls series in the issue of Batman #11by Scott Snyder that was released just recently. With it, we are presented with some equally epic artwork by Greg Capullo.
As with all things connected with this "Iconic" series I'll examine the drawings associated with Batman and see what imagery, symbolism, or metaphor they might represent. I find the most striking image to issue #11 is the cover itself. The pencils were by Capullo with inks by Jonathan Glapion and colors…
Tags: alfred pennyworth, batcave, batman, fco plascencia, gotham city, greg capullo, jonathan glapion, scott snyder, talon, wayne tower
POSTED BY David Healey ON November 29, 2011 Add Comments
Bruce Wayne Triumphant
In this second installment of “Batman: The Iconic Art of the New 52” I’m going to examine a frame taken from Batman #2 as illustrated by Greg Capullo with inks by Jonathan Glapion and colors by FCD. The purpose of this ongoing series is to assess whether the “New 52” gives us different look at how the iconic Batman is depicted.
Tags: batman, bruce wayne, fco plascencia, greg capullo, jonathan glapion, scott snyder, superman, wayne tower
POSTED BY The News Digger ON November 22, 2011 Add Comments
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
1:25 Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:200 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO
As Bruce digs deeper into the mystery of the recent owl murders, he soon finds himself face to face with a shocking enemy – an enemy the Wayne family has secretly been at war with for centuries. Be there for the first shots of the war for the soul of Gotham City….
Tags: alfred pennyworth, batman, bruce wayne, gotham city, greg capullo, jonathan glapion, scott snyder
POSTED BY David Healey ON November 21, 2011 Add Comments
There has been much hype and ballyhoo about the “New 52” and if I can be allowed this editorial comment, a lot of it has been provided by DC itself. However, this will not be the thrust of this new ongoing series by myself but if DC is going to go all the trouble of re-inventing itself and its product then it must allow for some closer scrutiny.
So, if DC is truly going to jump start or re-invent itself then I thought it would be fun to see if this is passed along,…
Tags: batman, dc comics, fco plascencia, greg capullo, jonathan glapion
POSTED BY David Healey ON March 5, 2010 Add Comments
Batman in the JLA
In this, the second entry of my “Year of the Batmen” series, I am going to discuss the Dick Grayson Batman and the dynamic of his entry into the newly reconstituted Justice League of America.
For the longest time the JLA was led by the holy trinity of the DC pantheon, Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman. The Batman character, specifically embodied by Bruce Wayne, was often seen as the intellectual leader of the JLA and for the most…
Tags: batman, bruce wayne, dick grayson, donna troy, frank quitely, gary frank, green lantern, hal jordan, james robinson, jla, jonathan glapion, judd winick, justice league of america, mark bagley, nightwing, norm rapmund, pete pantazis, rags morales, rob hunter, robin, starfire, superman, teen titans, tony daniel, wonder woman
POSTED BY Jeffrey Brown ON November 21, 2009 Add Comments
Philip Tan must feel like the middle child in a family of celebrities. No matter how solid his art may be, it will never live up to his “older brother” Frank and his “younger brother” Cameron. Tan’s collaboration with Grant Morrison and run as primary artist on Batman and Robin will probably be forgotten once this series is done, but his style and tone continued the drama in an interesting visual direction even if it wasn’t as magical as his predecessor or as anticipated…
Tags: alex sinclair, batman, batman and robin, cameron stewart, damian wayne, flamingo, frank quitely, grant morrison, jason todd, jim gordon, jonathan glapion, philip tan, red hood, scarlet
POSTED BY Zach Betonte ON October 10, 2009 1 Comment
The second part of this “Revenge of the Red Hood” storyline, is again a strong performance from Grant Morrison and Philip Tan. Batman and Robin #5 is another action-packed story, and another reason why Grant Morrison is the man to be writing Batman write now.
Issue #5 opens up with the Red Hood and Scarlet again quarreling with Batman and Robin. I think that Morrison does a really solid job when writing the dialogue between the two dynamic duos. I also feel that Morrison’s characterization of Jason Todd is…
Tags: batman, batman and robin, damian wayne, dick grayson, flamingo, grant morrison, gravedigger, jason todd, jonathan glapion, philip tan, red hood, robin