POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON April 26, 2013 1 Comment
Next up, The Batman Universe talked with Detective Comics writer, John Layman. Layman came on to the series just under a year ago and has introduced many classic villains into the series. With the 900th issue of Detective Comics released earlier this month, we talked with Layman about upcoming events and the 900th issue.
TBU: A lot of listeners have commented on how your issues have a classic feel to them in terms of the writing style similar to stories of the 1970's. Are you inspired by those…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON September 22, 2012 Add Comments
Ame-Comi Girls #2 ($0.99)
The team continues their fight against Braniac’s attacks.
Batman: Arkham Unhinged #43 ($0.99)
Wayne Manor is under attack, and Bruce being in Arkham City, it’s up to Robin and Nightwing to fend off Hugo Strange’s attacks.
Batman Beyond (2012-) #12 ($0.99)
The Jokerz’ attacks intensify and Batman seems cutoff from people he usually relies on.
Batman 80 Page Giant (2010) #1 ($3.99)
Tales of horror are spotlighted in 2010’s 80 Page Batman special.
Batman 80 Page Giant (2011) #1 ($3.99)
Batman’s extended network of fellow costumed heroes are spotlighted…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON April 14, 2012 Add Comments
Batman: Arkham Unhinged #26 ($0.99)
New story begins, featuring Penguin hiring Deadshot to take out The Joker.
Batgirl (2000-2006) #38-41 ($1.99 each)
Stories involving Spoiler and Superboy bookend a Black Wind story in the latest Cass issues.
Batgirl (2011-) #8 ($2.99)
Batgirl has her showdown with Grotesque, and the reason for Barbara Sr.’s leaving the family is revealed.
Batman and Robin (2011-) #8 ($2.99)
Bruce and Damian have a heart to heart following Nobody’s death at the hands of Damian.
Batman Beyond (2012-) #5 ($1.99)
Both Mad Stan and Dana elicit the help…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON March 17, 2012 Add Comments
Batman: Arkham Unhinged #22 ($0.99)
The conclusion to the three-part Killer Croc story.
Batgirl (2000-2006) #21-23, 25 ($1.99 each)
A Joker: Last Laugh tie-in, and battles with Cain, and Lady Shiva are highlights in this week’s batch of Batgirl issues.
Batgirl (2011-) #7 ($2.99)
Batgirl faces her own demons as she faces a new opponent, Grotesque.
Batman & Robin (2009-2011) #25-26 ($1.99 each)
The first volume of Batman & Robin wrapped up with the end of a Judd Winick story featuring Jason Todd, and a David Hine piece where the Dynamic…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON November 12, 2011 Add Comments
Batman: Arkham Unhinged #4 ($0.99)
Hugo Strange sets his sights on Batman, as Batman and Commissioner Gordon search for evidence to bring Strange down.
Batgirl (2011-) #3 ($2.99)
Batgirl learns more about Mirror’s tortured past, and an old flame drops in to offer some help.
Batman and Robin (2011-) #3 ($2.99)
Damian struggles with his killer instincts as Nobody starts his personal assault on the Dynamic Duo.
Batman: Gotham Knights #45 ($1.99)
The third part in the 2003 Scott Beatty story featuring Bruce’s…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON October 29, 2011 Add Comments
All-Star Western (2011-) #2 ($3.99)
Continues Jonah Hex’s stay in old Gotham, trying to hunt down the first Gotham serial killer.
Batman Incorporated #1-8 ($1.99 each)
The first volume of Grant Morrison’s Incorporated/Leviathan epic.
Batman: Arkham Unhinged #2 ($0.99)
Second chapter of the digital exclusive tie-in to the game Arkham City
Batman: Gotham Knights #43 ($1.99)
First part of a story dealing with Jason Todd’s days as Robin.
Batman: Shadow Of the Bat #41 ($1.99)
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POSTED BY Melinda Hinman ON February 22, 2011 Add Comments
This month finds Peter Tomasi, not quite fresh off his Brightest Day run, taking over Batman and Robin, along with Patrick Gleason and Mick Gray on art duty.
The story opens with the family, minus Bruce, in the kitchen, preparing smoothies and popcorn, clearly getting ready to spend a night in. The family makes its way to the den, where a large screen TV is set up and ready to be used. Out of nowhere, Bruce appears and commandeers the remote, setting…
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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…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON January 15, 2011 Add Comments
Batman Beyond Volume 2 #4-5 ($1.99 each)
The Royal Flush Gang and Shriek appear in these two issues
Batman Beyond Volume 3 #1-6 (#1 $0.99, #2-6 $1.99 each)
The entire 6 issue Adam Beechen mini-series from the summer-fall of 2010 that re-launched the world of Terry McGinnis in the DCU.
Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #6-8 ($1.99 each)
A 5 part story called Gothic kicks off from the summer of 1990. Klaus Janson does the art, and you may have heard of the guy who wrote it….
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON December 8, 2010 Add Comments
An interesting preview posted up on The Source yesterday. Tiny titans is and always will receive my approval for great comics for kids to be introduced to the DC Universe. Here is a bit for Joker and his kids.
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